WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop on May 18, 2023, in Washington, D.C., to examine proposed changes to its Ophthalmic Practice Rules, also known as the Eyeglass Rule. The workshop, titled A Clear Look at the Eyeglass Rule, is free and open to the public, and pre-registration is not required. In December 2022, the FTC announced a proposal to update the Eyeglass Rule, which is designed to facilitate consumer choice and promote competition in the eyeglass market by requiring ophthalmologists and optometrists to provide patients with a copy of their prescription immediately after the completion of an eye exam. Read More