Companies must support their advertising claims with solid proof. This is especially true for businesses that market food, over-the-counter drugs, dietary supplements, contact lenses, and other health-related products.
As an eye care provider, you must give patients a copy of their contact lens and eyeglass prescriptions. These Q&As can help you learn more about your duties.
All companies – including marketers of dietary supplements – must comply with truth-in-advertising standards. This publication explains the how-tos of making sure your claims have appropriate scientific support.
To help media outlets spot false weight loss representations — "gut check" claims — the FTC has compiled a list of seven advertising claims that are likely to be a tip-off to deception. Take the quiz to see if you can trust your gut to spot them.
Consumers have the right to shop around when buying contact lenses – and prescribers and sellers have specific legal obligations. Are you complying with the Contact Lens Rule?
These guidelines, developed by a panel of weight management companies, medical professionals, and consumer protection groups, can help you give consumers the accurate information they need when evaluating weight loss products and services.