Are You an ECP or a Consumer/Patient?

GP contact lens and soft lensEye care professionals should visit the GP Lens Institute website for free specialty lens education including webinars, interactive features and guides to fitting and troubleshooting. If you’re a consumer, visit our patient-friendly educational website to learn how GP contact lenses can benefit you.

Help Your Accounts Reopen

Stacked handsDirect your accounts to the GPLI’s Covid-19 Resource Center for links to comprehensive information on practice reopenings from multiple professional and industry organizations.

CLMA Membership Has Its Benefits

Stacked handsThe mission of the CLMA is to increase utilization of custom-manufactured contact lenses. Read more about the CLMA and learn about membership — which is open to manufacturers, suppliers and others in the contact lens field.

Optometry Giving Sight

CLMA has designated Optometry Giving Sight as its International Charity of Choice. Learn more about the group’s work to eliminate functional blindness and poor vision due to uncorrected refractive error. In many regions, just $5 can change a life by providing an eye exam and eyewear.

Need ANSI Standards Info?

ANSIClick here to order a PDF of ANSI Z80.20-2016: “Ophthalmics – Contact Lenses – Standard Terminology, Tolerances, Measurements and Physicochemical Properties,” directly from the American National Standards Institute. Cost is $105.

FDA Confirms Labeler Status

FDAThe FDA has confirmed that it considers the manufacturers of contact lens blanks rather than the fabricating laboratories to be the labeler as that term is defined in 21 CFR 801.3. Read the FDA letter [PDF].

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