법에 문제가 조금이라도 있다면 판매하지않는게 좋다고 봅니다.

조심하시길 바랍니다.

다행히? 이렇게 말해주는 사람도 있네요..

Lydia Salinas · Robstown High School
We seen this story before don't you all have something better to report.why don't you go check out the flee market n every corner store you find them there too but no instead you target Mr Lee store so you can try to make him seem like a bad person .how mistaken you r that man would give you or anyone his shirt off he back n it sad that he's being treated that way ! Jwhy don't you go out there n ask people that know him how he realay is.
  • Nancy Cruz Moreno
    Yep I thought it was stupid story too Lydia.. Theres worse out there too report and they wanna blast the poor guy on tv for sum stupid contact lenses.


CORPUS CHRISTI - Color contacts have been around for years, but even though they may be more common now, federal law still requires prescriptions for selling the lenses.

6 News uncovered a local convenience store selling contacts without a prescription, right along cigarettes and soda, which the Federal Trade Commission says is a violation.

They come in all kinds of colors and styles, but they are only supposed to be available with a prescription from a doctor.

We got a report of this Times Market on Prescott selling the lenses without prescriptions. So, we went undercover to check it out.

And it was easy. We walked inside, asked about the colored contacts and just 16 bucks later we came out with these "Ocean Blue" lenses.

The FTC says contacts can only be sold according to a prescription from a doctor. Even if they are only for cosmetic purposes and not for vision correction.

FTC representatives say the lenses still must be fitted properly to the eye. They also say the contacts require care instructions. We got no instruction at the Times Market-- only a "thanks and have a nice day".

Experts warn improper care and a bad fit can lead to eye infections and in extreme cases even blindness.

We returned to the store to talk to the man who sold me the contacts. He wasn't happy to see us, but he did explain that he thought he was complying with the law.

"If a person with the wrong size eye puts this on, it could hurt their vision. We're not trying to harass you. We're just trying to let you know it could be dangerous for their eyes," said Reporter Steven Romo.

We gave him a copy of the FTC rules for sellers which says they must get a copy of a current prescription or confirm the prescription with a doctor in order to sell contacts.

"I didn't have this. I am going to read it," said the owner.

Experts say the safest way to get color contacts is by going to an eye doctor first. Losing your sight in an effort to get dazzling eyes is a trade that doesn't look worthwhile.

We contacted the FTC to ask what would be done to a business selling contacts without a prescription. Agents told us the problem of improperly selling lenses is so pervasive they can't investigate every claim.

Instead they chart reports of illegal sales and only take action when a significant problem is found.


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