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    Yeah, I looked at that previously. This isn't a...

    Yeah, I looked at that previously. This isn't a case of those markings being too light, they are straight up absent. The X is pretty easily read, so I should be able to pick up SOMETHING of any...
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    We requested the X from our lab, and they made it...

    We requested the X from our lab, and they made it the exact same way, so I guess it WAS a Varilux X. Was just really strange that it didn't even have reference markings in the lenses, or an add...
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    PAL with virtually no markings?

    We had a patient in who has the strangest lens, and we're all stumped what it could be. There is an add of SOME sort in there, which I read at ~ +1.25. But the jump/distortion in that zone is super...
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    I actually got some for myself, both the Eyezen...

    I actually got some for myself, both the Eyezen and the Power Boost from Walman. The first set I got, I honestly can't say I noticed it much, unless I really tilted my head and tried looking in the...
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    Dang, we just call the lab we send our VSP orders...

    Dang, we just call the lab we send our VSP orders to and say "I need to do a scratch warranty for patient XXXXX," no screwing around with remake authorizations needed. We do nearly everything with...
  6. Thread: Crizal Rock

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    Four and a half months since posting this thread,...

    Four and a half months since posting this thread, I'm ordering the first set for a patient today. His last pair is messed as heck, so I'm hoping he'll be over the moon with these ones
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    Man, at my last shop we used just some small...

    Man, at my last shop we used just some small totes in a drawer with the patient order rubber-banded around the case. Set them in alphabetical order (or date received order, or whatever floats your...
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    Not only that, but then you run into competing...

    Not only that, but then you run into competing with yourself on whatever your profitable PALs are. And the attendant trouble-shooting. And the people saying "Well, can I get that lens, but pay...
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    Silhouette sizer uses?

    We're not wild about Silhouette at our location; and looking to phase them out. This is both good and bad, as they are probably a little more expensive than our local demographics, but it seems kind...
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    Their benefits chart can be really confusing to...

    Their benefits chart can be really confusing to read. It technically tells you a lot about their co-pays and stuff based on the numbers of their card, but matching it all up is just a major pain. ...
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    I really like Fossil cases. Nice color, nice...

    I really like Fossil cases. Nice color, nice interior color, their sun cases are nice as well. I don't wear any Fossil frames, but damn if I don't love their cases

    edit: I like the colorful...
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    So I was browsing around our various frame...

    So I was browsing around our various frame vendors for my yearly pair, and found one I REALLY liked in wood. I'm a myope around -7.00/-8.00 depending on which eye we're talking about. Is a wood...
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    The worst and only really bad one I had was a...

    The worst and only really bad one I had was a woman who came in at 1230ish to my shop in the mall (had ~500 frames total split between mens, womens, kids, and suns). She finally left around 630 or...
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    lmao, bad timing to explore the EU market via the...

    lmao, bad timing to explore the EU market via the UK
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    Also, state law may not care one way or the other...

    Also, state law may not care one way or the other about licensed opticians, but your company's policy may indicate otherwise. And if policy does say "need a licensed optician on-site", whelp, that...
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    Pit was the initial wave, finding out I was going to be laid off for a minimum of 2 weeks (which turned into 2 months). Scariest time of my professional career, lots of stress among the other...
  17. Thread: Crizal Rock

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    Not a Hoya office/lab, so that one is unavailable...

    Not a Hoya office/lab, so that one is unavailable to me, unfortunately :\
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    Crizal Rock

    So I was updating our insurance binders with all the formulary tiers, and I saw Crizal Rock listed under Eyemed. Has that actually rolled out yet? I haven't heard anything from our Essilor rep or...
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    Beyond annoying. Whenever I have to send...

    Beyond annoying. Whenever I have to send Silhouette orders to the lab, I just start listing every number I see because I have no clue which is what. At least Saf/Lux's asinine color codes are...
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    drk, Corning's website was basically the opposite...

    drk, Corning's website was basically the opposite of helpful. Basically, it shows they do lenses for optics, but not any of their product lines, or specs about them as near as I could tell.
    Robert,...
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    Low Vision orange question

    Our clinic sees the occasional low-vision patient. We had one recently where my doctor wanted to see what getting a set of Corning Orange #508 lenses would run. Our normal go-to for that...
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    Well, he came in a few days after to pick up a...

    Well, he came in a few days after to pick up a set of warranty lenses. He said he was really happy with the new pair, just wished they had come in sooner. It was at that point I decided not to poke...
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    The lenses followed the V angle. Thanks for all...

    The lenses followed the V angle. Thanks for all the help. Unfortunately, just a couple hours after I posted this, the patient called, ****** as hell and wanting to pick up his glasses come hell or...
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    Here's a few photos as dead-on as I can manage of...

    Here's a few photos as dead-on as I can manage of the disparity between where it IS vs where it SHOULD be
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    Memory Metal bridge

    Hey, I've got a memory metal bridge on a pair of glasses that while at the lab developed a notable "V" to the lenses (it's an Aspex clip-on, so I've got a good handle on where it's SUPPOSED to be...
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