Special Offers From Your Hopewell & Lambertville Eye Doctors
ONLINE CONTACT LENS ORDERS:
You can also complete an online order form to expedite the order: Online Order Form
Under New Jersey law, specifically N.J.S.A. 2C:40-25, the sale of contact lenses by anyone who is not a licensed ophthalmic dispenser, medical practitioner, or optometrist, is a fourth-degree crime. The penalty for a first offense is a fine of at least $1,000; for a second offense, a fine of at least $5,000 and the performance of 40 hours of community service; and for a third and subsequent offenses, a fine of at least $10,000 and 100 hours of community service.
Medico-legal liabilities: If lenses are obtained from a source other than Hopewell - Lambertville Eye Associates, the patient and the supplier will assume all medical - legal liabilities associated with contact lenses and hold Hopewell - Lambertville Eye Associates & its doctors harmless of damages. Lenses dispensed by another supplier disregarding verification, specified parameters, expiration, clinical instructions and HIPAA are liable to an $11,000 fine by the Federal FCLCA act enacted Feb. 2004.