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Understanding sale and supply rules

Contact lenses are a great way of correcting vision. Some patients use them as their main form of correction, while others just like having the option of wearing contacts for socialising or sports. It is important to remember that contact lenses are medical devices that have the potential to cause harm if not properly fitted and supplied, so it is vital to be aware of the regulations around their sale and supply.

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