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    I was right

    When I got home there was a message on the answering machine from the optical shop. They said that they indeed screw up the lenses and that they would have to have new ones made for me. So,...
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    I just got off the phone with Essilor (in Texas)....

    I just got off the phone with Essilor (in Texas). They said that Alize coated lenses are absoloutely supposed to come with the certificate. He did also say that the warranty terms were up to...
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    I called two other optical shops to ask about the...

    I called two other optical shops to ask about the Alize coating. They both told me exactly the same thing: That the Alize lenses always come with the certificate and the cloth. And they both told...
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    I just got my glasses. They DID NOT come with...

    I just got my glasses. They DID NOT come with either a certificate or a cleaning cloth with "Crizal" on it. I asked the person who gave them to me about the certificate and she said there was no...
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    I got a call that said my glasses are ready...

    I got a call that said my glasses are ready today. I'll go pick them up shortly. Incidentally, I did as suggested and went with a local shop, not Lenscrafters or (thank God) the Internet.

    About...
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    Finally Ordered My Glasses

    After much time I have finally gotten my new glasses ordered. The advice that was dispensed to me some time ago was invaluable. My thanks again.

    My main choice was what kind of coating(s) to...
  7. The idea of biological computers is also being...

    The idea of biological computers is also being looked into. The reason is that chips keep getting smaller and smaller as well as more powerful. But eventually you'll reach the point at which you...
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    Nettie: I know that I started seeing those...

    Nettie:

    I know that I started seeing those signs (or stickers on the door, or something) everywhere then I would really start to wonder about the folks that didn't have them. That might help set...
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    Perhaps it isn't appropriate for me to interject...

    Perhaps it isn't appropriate for me to interject here because I'm certainly not an optician. But...

    Before coming to this forum I had never even heard the term "optician." I figured the person...
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    I actually did go to the website of the American...

    I actually did go to the website of the American Board of Opticianry (I think that's the name, I found it on here). What dissapointed me was that they didn't have any kind of search function for the...
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    Optician Licensing

    I was surprised to see that there was no licensing or certification of opticians in many states, including mine. I consider eyeglasses to be medical devices and I figured the people who build and...
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    I don't know if I'm supposed to actually use a...

    I don't know if I'm supposed to actually use a company name on here, but are you talking about EyeHealth Northwest? I was thinking of going there for the eye exam and then checking out a few optical...
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    I did and I read them. But you know, in the end,...

    I did and I read them. But you know, in the end, it's just different strokes for different folks.
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    Mr. West, Good Lord man, what is your problem?

    Mr. West,

    Good Lord man, what is your problem?
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    I just realized I may not have made one thing...

    I just realized I may not have made one thing clear. When I said "mail order" I wasn't talking about getting a prescription and sending it to some online shop for the lenses. I was talking about...
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    I have no intention of buying via mail order. ...

    I have no intention of buying via mail order. That just seems silly to me. Who would I go to if I need frame adjustments or the glasses aren't working out well?

    I don't suppose any of you folks...
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    A compiler is something that takes source code...

    A compiler is something that takes source code and (for lack of a better term) crunches it into an executable file (the programs you use everyday, as opposed to things like MS Word documents).

    C...
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    If I might ask again, please: Can anyone...

    If I might ask again, please:

    Can anyone reccomend a good optician/shop in the greater Portland Metro Area, in the state of the Oregon? I live near the city of Gladstone. I prefer not to go into...
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    It's largely not up to me, at this point. I'll...

    It's largely not up to me, at this point. I'll do some shopping around if I can. I imagine many shops are not eager to give someone an estimate. After all, they have to help me pick a frame, pick...
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    I didn't get my last pair at Lenscrafters. I got...

    I didn't get my last pair at Lenscrafters. I got them at a small shop locally. But I had to move and so I can't use those guys anymore.

    The coating never peeled, not that I noticed. And I'm 99%...
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    Coatings and such. I'm a little reluctant to...

    Coatings and such.

    I'm a little reluctant to post further because I've noticed some other consumers getting exocirated for it... and I can understand why. A professional's time is valuable,...
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    Thanks to both of you. My glasses are fairly...

    Thanks to both of you. My glasses are fairly simple. Just single vision (I think that's the proper term). No bifocals, trifocals, etc. Though I was a little ****** my Flexon frames broke....

    I...
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    One hour eyeglass lenses vs. mail order lab

    Greetings. I stumbled across this forum and after looking over it I thought perhaps you ladies and gentlemen would be kind enough to help me. I checked the FAQ to see if non-opticians could post...
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