Legislative update.

Eye Care Consumer Protection Law stays alive.

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In 2016, South Carolina passed the Eye Care Consumer Protection Law which banned telemedicine-based eye exams. Opternative (original pioneer of online refractions and foe to optometrists everywhere) was not pleased and filed a lawsuit saying the bill is “protectionist legislation” and unconstitutional.
Last week, a South Carolina judge dismissed the suit. (via)

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