"American optometrists spend a lot of money on lobbying"
November 28, 2019 6:48 AM Subscribe
The Great American Eye-Exam Scam
The ordeal led me to look into a fact that has puzzled me ever since I moved to the United States a dozen years ago. In every other country in which I’ve lived—Germany and Britain, France and Italy—it is far easier to buy glasses or contact lenses than it is here. In those countries, as in Peru, you can simply walk into an optician’s store and ask an employee to give you an eye test, likely free of charge.
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