Provide to the patient a copy

Provide to the patient a copy means giving a patient a copy of his or her contact lens prescription:
(1) On paper; or
(2) In a digital format that can be accessed, downloaded, and printed by the patient. For a copy provided in a digital format, the prescriber shall identify to the patient the specific method or methods of electronic delivery to be used, such as text message, electronic mail, or an online patient portal, and obtain the patient's verifiable affirmative consent to receive a digital copy through the identified method or methods; and maintain records or evidence of a patient's affirmative consent for a period of not less than three years. Such records or evidence shall be available for inspection by the Federal Trade Commission, its employees, and its representatives.


16 CFR § 315.2

Scoping language

For purposes of this part, the following definitions shall apply:

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