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FTC and CDC Twitter Chat for Contact Lens Health Week

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To promote Contact Lens Health Week, the FTC will be a guest on a live Twitter chat hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC is a federal agency that works to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability. The CDC and the FTC will share tips about healthy contact lens wear and care habits. The FTC also will share information about your rights under the Contact Lens Rule, including the right to get your prescription from your eye doctor – whether you ask for it or not – at no extra charge.

The chat is scheduled for Monday, August 22 at Noon Eastern. You can follow @CDC_eHealth and @FTC. Join the conversation at #HealthyContactsChat or submit questions in advance to

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For those who do not have social media accounts, is there an online/internet mechanism, e.g. webinar, for any presentations for safe, sterile use of contacts, including gas permeable?

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