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    Quality of lenses batch to batch can vary. ...

    Quality of lenses batch to batch can vary.

    Poly needs to be made under precise pressure and cure rates (or lack of) of others can produce issues with blanks we cannot see.

    Or so I've read...
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    You need to provide a lot more info to...

    You need to provide a lot more info to troubleshoot.

    Power and change from last rx
    Material
    Frame size
    POW (Position of wear): Panto wrap vertex?
    Was the previous pair better? What changed?
    ...
  3. Where's the best site to fence* these frames? ...

    Where's the best site to fence* these frames?

    Maybe a look there and you'll find your collection (or the same seller) and the guy selling them will match one of the burglars.

    *fencing- and old...
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    Here's a challenge- Find one case where an...

    Here's a challenge-

    Find one case where an optician got sued over this.

    Do worry about someone slipping and falling in your store and carry adequate insurance for that and you'll also have...
  5. I'm waiting for the Autograph 4 or the Autograph...

    I'm waiting for the Autograph 4 or the Autograph Superior Intelligence to be released as the next no doubt game changing new paradigm in progressive lens design.
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    From the late great guru Darryl Meister as to...

    From the late great guru Darryl Meister as to possible increased Base Curve cause post #4:
    ...
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    I'll bet it's the reduced minus so no lens change...

    I'll bet it's the reduced minus so no lens change will work- only time.

    In a similar shaped different frame edge a pair of sv distance, same base curve if possible cr39 or poly and see what she...
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    It's a real head scratcher to me as well. I've...

    It's a real head scratcher to me as well. I've always been able to see this when it presented in the past ergo I'm asking youz guyz!
  9. I assume we can talk about any anticipated frame...

    I assume we can talk about any anticipated frame price increases in percentage terms- correct?
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    Old Thread alert- (Maybe headed for HoF?) ...

    Old Thread alert- (Maybe headed for HoF?)

    Patient sees blue around objects. Especially in distance. I cannot see the effect.

    R +.75 -.50 x75
    L +.50 -.50 x110
    Add +2.25

    Comfort DRX Poly no...
  11. Independents are little more than a speed bump to...

    Independents are little more than a speed bump to what's now inevitable.

    Develop and work your niche position is the only solution if you ask me.
  12. Thanks for the post Jerry as someone who is...

    Thanks for the post Jerry as someone who is living it from our field.

    I know Trump may be clumsy in his ways but I did read in the Washington Post how our trade agreements and sharing intellectual...
  13. Tariff increase for glasses from China...

    Got this list from a link to Barron's from The Washington Post:

    ...
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    Wish they were available across the pond! ...

    Wish they were available across the pond!

    https://www.rodenstock.com/uk/en/progressive-lenses.html

    So often when it's the best "If you have to ask how much they cost you can't afford them".
  15. Great read but what do Mitch and Chuck think? ...

    Great read but what do Mitch and Chuck think?

    From the bottom of the article:


    Once again, optometry's advocates are called upon to act. Here's how you can take part:

    Visit the AOA Online...
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    Since a ladder can no longer reach down to you...

    Since a ladder can no longer reach down to you I'll lower the newly installed elevator:

    "We will remake this prescription one more time as single vision distance. If that does not resolve the...
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    Important: Seidel Aberrations--- This is why compromises...

    Seidel Aberrations--- This is why compromises have to be made when designing progressives:

    http://www.quadibloc.com/science/opt0505.htm
  18. Higher rx's like this produced nothing but grief...

    Higher rx's like this produced nothing but grief when I tried to switch from any Rodenstock.

    Despite promises from Big E I found only the Zeiss Individual worked.

    I did find a similar rx...
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    Many years ago I made for an airline pilot a left...

    Many years ago I made for an airline pilot a left lens executive bifocal upper portion panel focus, bottom near with a right lens 8x35 trifocal upper portion distance ribbon seg overhead panel (half...
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    Did he wear progressives previously or just OTC...

    Did he wear progressives previously or just OTC readers. No progressive will let him "glance" right or left especially with that add power. He'll have to turn his head to keep his gaze in the proper...
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    Managing expectations is the first order of...

    Managing expectations is the first order of business if they insist on staying with a progressive (Ryser's Rule). LC will always sell progressives. I recently had a bifocal wearing, 85 year old...
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    I can't imagine it's not available from the DRX...

    I can't imagine it's not available from the DRX processing.
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    Welcome to Optiboard! What software program...

    Welcome to Optiboard!

    What software program is the OD/MD going to use?

    How many frames will the dispensary carry?

    Will there be managed care plans utilized and do you or the Doc know how to...
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    Optical24/7- I'd picture it as a very basic...

    Optical24/7- I'd picture it as a very basic eyeglasses fully covered plan with medicaid type almost no options and payments at what we now accept. Patients can upgrade as they see fit.

    Internet...
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    And our lack of political comments being accepted...

    And our lack of political comments being accepted here regarding our industry. (Even if it's the next big thing- here it is a no-no.)

    Would a single payer national plan pay doc's more for a...
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