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    You made me sad.

    You made me sad.
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    Some sage advice!

    Some sage advice!
  3. Thread: Poly for the win?

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    I look at it this way: 1. Poly for everyone...

    I look at it this way:
    1. Poly for everyone because of it's good features. Groovy, thinner, lighter, impacty, UV. A great base lens.
    2. High index for those who are bad. (That's really a small...
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    No, I'm not. We are so heavily vision care,...

    No, I'm not.

    We are so heavily vision care, that we "build up" the price based on the plan (all of them are different), instead of having a package at retail and "tear it down".

    I'm thinking...
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    The world is changing.

    Not a day goes by without a request for a spectacle Rx to be released.

    Yes, there's a million reasons why.
    Some of it is my doing.

    But never, ever before have we seen one or two walking EVERY...
  6. I just can't get Zeiss easily, anymore. I use...

    I just can't get Zeiss easily, anymore.

    I use a crappy VSP lab, and a good but still Essilor owned Eyemed lab.

    VSP can get Zeiss for me, but man.

    What is your lab set to do?
  7. I gotta post something about my PAL experience.

    OK, I'm -7.00 +2.50 add. I work on a desktop all day long.

    I have free PALs, because, yeah.

    I have Autograph IIs and IIIs: my computer is just fine.
    I have Varilux X: the intermediate is...
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    Hey, bro, do you REVO?

    Hey, bro, do you REVO?
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    Well, then, I guess EyeNetra would be against...

    Well, then, I guess EyeNetra would be against selling their cheap little autorefractors to kiosks, then, that order DIY eyewear online on the spot?

    The consumers got that, too?
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    Duplicating an OTC reader is senseless! Buy...

    Duplicating an OTC reader is senseless! Buy another OTC reader!!!!!
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    Yep, any and all things should be prescribed by...

    Yep, any and all things should be prescribed by doctors.



    I just had a fifth-grader who has convergence excess esophoria, and has dyslexia and has an individualized education program so he can...
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    I think the ACA is dead, but it did mandate...

    I think the ACA is dead, but it did mandate coverage for kids' eye exams, IIRC.

    Health insurance covers symptomatic eye problems, and that's enough. Routine exams are not expensive. Eyeglasses...
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    Absolutely right, UF. It's wrong. Is everyone...

    Absolutely right, UF. It's wrong. Is everyone for sale?

    Is that boat worth it?

    Does money satisfy, past the bare essentials?

    Nope.

    Do ethics and goodwill satisfy? You bet.
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    Realize that we have a hybrid health care system....

    Realize that we have a hybrid health care system.

    Pretty much, what has made the U.S. health care system what it is, is private entrepreneurial enterprise. That's good.

    But, as you can all...
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    Bottom line: In this age of: 1. DIY 2....

    Bottom line:

    In this age of:
    1. DIY
    2. cheap applications on our ever-present computer/phone/cameras
    3. foriegn trade
    4. heck, telemedicine

    regulation of health care is on the precipice.
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    Well, look what all this loose talk has dredged...

    Well, look what all this loose talk has dredged up.

    Our buddy at EyeNetra enjoys your sloppiness!

    Some opticians don't seem to get it.
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    Negative, CCG, negative. There's no more a...

    Negative, CCG, negative.

    There's no more a "prescription" in a batch of resin than there is printed on a box of Acuvue 2.

    A prescription is on a piece of paper, with a signature, from a doctor,...
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    Hey, anyone come in with a pair of drug store...

    Hey, anyone come in with a pair of drug store readers and ask you to duplicate it in a kid's frame for lil' Susie?

    Hey, any man come in with a ladies' pair of glasses, and ask you to duplicate it...
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    It's called "double standards". You may be held...

    It's called "double standards". You may be held to a higher standard than a drug store.
  20. Thread: Prism Thinning

    by drk
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    I get confused some times. OK, say we have...

    I get confused some times.

    OK, say we have 2.5BU induced vertical on downgaze, without any monkey business.

    If we get a BU lens in downgaze, we want to offset that a little by putting some BD...
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    Why not talk to the doctor?

    Why not talk to the doctor?
  22. Thread: Prism Thinning

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    <--quoting Lensman11.

    Yeah, what's the prism in the other eye at the prism reference point? Absolute value doesn't matter, but difference does. You just need 1/2^ BU OS net.

    As to...
  23. True dat. Lens form is important for reasons...

    True dat.

    Lens form is important for reasons other than optical quality.

    But the S.O.P is to make optimal acuity the horse, and comfort the cart. That is, almost all people can adapt to the...
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    Normal corneas and normal lenses don't have that...

    Normal corneas and normal lenses don't have that issue.

    Keratoconics? Maybe.

    But no, don't worry about such minutiae.

    Unless you're working on the Hubble telescope.
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    If you mean calibrate the flip cross for...

    If you mean calibrate the flip cross for "looseness", I don't think that's even 0.00001% of the cases.
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