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This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Alternative sellers would be able to fill prescriptions if eye-care professionals do not respond to verification requests within eight hours, according to "Fairness to Contact Lens Consumer Act" (HR 3140), endorsed by House Energy & Commerce Committee Oct. 1. Passive verification is supported by consumers and 1-800 Contacts, but opposed by the American Optometric Association (1"The Gray Sheet" Sept. 15, 2003, p. 10)...

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