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Your eye doctor must give you your prescription after your fitting. It’s the law. Learn more at


Do you wear glasses or contacts? The next time you visit your eye doctor, remember you have rights. Federal law requires your doctor to give you your prescription for glasses or contacts at the completion of your eye exam.

That's right, you don't have to ask for it, pay extra, or any forms, and you're free to buy your glasses and contacts from anyone, anywhere. Next time you get your eyes checked, make sure you get a copy of your prescription so you can shop around online or in person, and keep an eye out for the best deal. Didn't get your prescription? Reported to the FTC. Learn more at


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