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    Glad to help

    Glad to help
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    I know about annual supply orders shipped direct...

    I know about annual supply orders shipped direct to pts, or thru their consumer portal (hello ABBY) having free shipping.

    I am specifically referring to in-office orders for revenue boxes and...
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    Our office doesn't get free shipping from ABB on...

    Our office doesn't get free shipping from ABB on any size order.
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    Contact Lens Distributors

    I'm looking for info on Contact lens Distributors.

    We are currently using ABB but with the new service fee in addition to shipping fees, it can cost $25 to restock trials used in office when not...
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    We use Anagram to file out-of-network...

    We use Anagram to file out-of-network reimbursements for pts. We also match the OON benefits on frame and lenses as a discount. For example: If the OON reimbursement for frames is $70 and for lenses...
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    For some background, Versant Health owned both...

    For some background, Versant Health owned both Davis Vision and Superior Vision. MetLife completed acquisition of Versant in January of 2021. Both of them are awful. If you need pt volume, hold your...
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    Important: Well, sadly I have to take back my recommendation...

    Well, sadly I have to take back my recommendation of Gold & Wood frames. News broke on Friday that bankruptcy has been filed. Reps were not given advance notice either. Store locator has already been...
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    Here's a link to the centration chart. It shows...

    Here's a link to the centration chart. It shows the identifiers:

    https://www.lens-shapers.com/images/fittingcharts/Hoya%20LifeStyle%203.pdf
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    Lastly, I'm sure the picture isn't entirely true...

    Lastly, I'm sure the picture isn't entirely true to life but I did find this:

    DES AR by Opticote (scroll down for image): https://www.opticote.com/?page_id=864

    DES AR info:...
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    I can't think of anything current from a major AR...

    I can't think of anything current from a major AR manufacturer that has a pink reflex color. Zeiss Gold was cool from a few years back. Best bet would be an AR from a private lab that offers...
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    I'm trying to get my practice interested in using...

    I'm trying to get my practice interested in using one of these solutions. Only difference I see on Spectangle vs Optikam is Spectangle is currently $1000 cheaper, although it appears you need a...
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    I give VSP extra grief for removing a feature...

    I give VSP extra grief for removing a feature (auto-coding) that they used to incorporate. IMO, the main (or only) reason for updating the claim filing format was to remove this. If VSP was a person,...
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    VSP has no interest is serving its clients...

    VSP has no interest is serving its clients properly. They would rather you miss putting in a code (say backside UV of an AR, oversize blank size, etc) and save a few dollars than auto-filling codes...
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    Our practice carries only independent frame...

    Our practice carries only independent frame lines. It greatly reduces the problem. We also won't carry any independent line that also sells directly online.
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    No doubt :eek:

    No doubt :eek:
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    Take this with a grain of salt: A blog on a...

    Take this with a grain of salt:

    A blog on a contact lens distributors website stated that Oasys 1-day Max would likely offer toric multifocals in late 2023 or early 2024
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    I never used the savings statements for VSP. If I...

    I never used the savings statements for VSP. If I patient wanted a quote, I would always highlight each code in the service report and total all of the charges on it and give it to them (and then...
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    I see a new one on Ebay for under $50.

    I see a new one on Ebay for under $50.
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    Years ago, when the Shamir rep would show me...

    Years ago, when the Shamir rep would show me progressive plots of various progressive designs, almost all "short corridor" PALs would exhibit increased peripheral unwanted power in the distance. I...
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    That picture reminds of the old Life RX...

    That picture reminds of the old Life RX photochromic lenses. I stop using any of them after six months because a very high percentage would delaminate and look exactly like this.

    I think they were...
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    Important: As of now, Kering is leaving Maui Jim alone as...

    As of now, Kering is leaving Maui Jim alone as its own seperate thing. If they move lens production out of Peoria facility in the future, I would bail on Maui Jim RX at that point.
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    Important: We carry the standard Orgreen lines. I'm looking...

    We carry the standard Orgreen lines. I'm looking into the Quantum line as well as the Kenzebaum. Monoqool uses stainless steel temples and is more expensive than the Orgreen Quantum.
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    First time posting here. Be gentle: ...

    First time posting here. Be gentle:

    https://youtu.be/4_OTLcjdR_8
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    Important: I've hated the quality of lab work I've seen from...

    I've hated the quality of lab work I've seen from Costa and Oakley. Maui Jim's lab in Peoria, however, has been excellent in both quality and turn around time.
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    Important: I'm in a fairly high income area. We don't accept...

    I'm in a fairly high income area. We don't accept any vision plans either.
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