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  1. VSP AR reimbursement changes beginning September 1, 2020...

    Dawn breaks over Marblehead!

    Cleaned out the VSP file just now and forgot about this recently filed notice.

    I think this is why VSP proprietary anti-bacterial is coming.

    Beginning...
  2. Dawn breaks over Marblehead! Cleaned out the...

    Dawn breaks over Marblehead!

    Cleaned out the VSP file just now and forget about this recently filed notice.

    I think this is why VSP proprietary anti-bacterial is coming. Beginning September...
  3. From a google search: ...

    From a google search:

    https://newsroom.vspglobal.com/vsp-global/news-releases/vsp-optics-launches-anti-bacterial-anti-reflective-lens-coatings-with-iso-certified-technology
    ...
  4. Lensman11- Just to be clear and what I find hard...

    Lensman11- Just to be clear and what I find hard to understand is this addition to the stack is able to leak (for lack of a better word) through the top coat to produce a bacteria affecting coat?
    ...
  5. Saved a publication by Satis Vacuum on AR and in...

    Saved a publication by Satis Vacuum on AR and in 2002 there is a picture of a stack where the second layer from ther top is SiO2.

    Is this the same but marketers now are running with it as the...
  6. Seriously- If it does prove effective against the...

    Seriously- If it does prove effective against the novel Covid virus which may eventually prove here to stay, how expensive would it be to treat sample lenses as many of them come with an AR coat?
    ...
  7. Had a sit down with a VSP rep a couple weeks ago...

    Had a sit down with a VSP rep a couple weeks ago and couldn't get an answer to how it works if the top coat is a hard coat. :rolleyes:
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    I had my wife get a copy of this book for me last...

    I had my wife get a copy of this book for me last year and it is, imo, a must for those who want to explore outside the box thinking on vision and how the brain deals with color.
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  9. Sorry- This belongs on another thread but I'm...

    Sorry- This belongs on another thread but I'm leaving it here as well.


    I had my wife get a copy of this book for me last year and it is, imo, a must for those who want to explore outside the...
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    I'm with the cleaners and not strong sanitizers....

    I'm with the cleaners and not strong sanitizers. I am also in a state with low positive rates and a mostly conscientious population of guideline followers.

    Enough small businesses have been open...
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    Important: Hydrophobicity Oleophobic Coating...

    How good is the top coat of an AR?

    https://www.optiboard.com/forums/showthread.php/72046-Hoya-lenses-getting-dirty-quickly
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    I agree. To the HoF (Hall of Fame) thread it...

    I agree.

    To the HoF (Hall of Fame) thread it goes!

    Be sure you click on the second picture!!!
  13. I filled an rx years ago: +0.125 -0.125 x 12½...

    I filled an rx years ago:

    +0.125 -0.125 x 12½ OU

    It was the half degree axis that made me think the doc was giving me a wink and a nod.

    Called him and to my surprise he wasn't. Charged the...
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    My Doc says if necessary to interrupt his exam...

    My Doc says if necessary to interrupt his exam and he will make a non mask wearer leave.
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    A deep dive on AR. Note Esiilors guru Pete...

    A deep dive on AR.

    Note Esiilors guru Pete Hanlon's post #8:

    https://www.optiboard.com/forums/showthread.php/68681-Super-deep-dive-anti-reflective-coating-questions?highlight=residual+reflection
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    When an accidentally inserted plastic lens...

    When an accidentally inserted plastic lens catches fire in the 1,200 F kiln never ever try to put the fire out by directly blowing on it. The resulting now blast furnace generated fireball rolls back...
  17. I remember my same reaction when I got a pair of...

    I remember my same reaction when I got a pair of Shamir Workspace lenses a few years ago and Robert correctly pointing out my minimal rx probably needing more plus in the distance as it is commonly...
  18. Not a lab man but it sounds like an electrical...

    Not a lab man but it sounds like an electrical problem. Are the brushes contact ok?

    Years ago I brought my motor to a place that reconditions them when the bearings started to scream. They were...
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    I'd point out I am interpreting the rx. Not...

    I'd point out I am interpreting the rx. Not prescribing. There is a difference.

    I'd also ask politely if they could find the law (as it is "illegal") that says I cannot do this- and again...
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    Alcohol: The two types of alcohol, IPA and...

    Alcohol: The two types of alcohol, IPA and ethanol both work equally well against Covid-19. They must be in the 60-80% concentration range to be effective against lipid viruses such as ...
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    I'm told no. Turnaround time can be 2 to 3 weeks...

    I'm told no. Turnaround time can be 2 to 3 weeks plus however.

    Meeting was a great exercise in razzle dazzle!


    Some notes:

    VSP has 80 million signed up. 59 million for Eye Med but growing...
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    fwiw- Some of us can tell the story with empathy....

    fwiw- Some of us can tell the story with empathy. Some bluntly. But we all relate as we recline on Doctor Optiboards couch.
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    Here's a thread from a couple years ago. Post #8...

    Here's a thread from a couple years ago. Post #8 relates to ABOC's questions.

    There is one from late 2018 or early 2019 that I can't find. It discussed HOYA's big push to get VSP business. Anyone...
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    Our office is talking to a VSP One rep next week....

    Our office is talking to a VSP One rep next week.

    Any serious questions you want asked?

    Just a reminder- yesterday an Altair frame was $4 under-priced on their auto-filled cost. This can, and...
  25. Thanks- this did help with a second closer...

    Thanks- this did help with a second closer reading of drk's always erudite posts.

    If this came to me easily I very much doubt I would be an optician.

    I still get nervous selling something that...
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