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    We here at Optiboard are a cultured group. We...

    We here at Optiboard are a cultured group. We prefer 'derričre' as a synonym for 'butt'.
  2. That's all I really need to take away from this. ...

    That's all I really need to take away from this. And somehow, I need to incorporate this into my everyday vernacular with patients.

    "Sir, you're right, that's not a bad option, but THIS lens is...
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    Hilco has a 'Polarized Filter Tester' available...

    Hilco has a 'Polarized Filter Tester' available if you have an account with them.
  4. Transitions XtrActive always has a slight tint,...

    Transitions XtrActive always has a slight tint, even indoors, but only ~5-10% and will darken to a 30-40% tint even behind a windshield.

    Drivewear is polarized and never clear - the color changes...
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    IOT lab near me?

    I was welcomed with the news that the owner of the main lab I use just announced his retirement and his assets are going to be assimilated to a nearby Essilor lab. The closing lab in question was...
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    This is news to me. I work with a Hoya lab here...

    This is news to me. I work with a Hoya lab here in the states and I've never even heard of Enroute before. Just looked through my most recent Hoya reference guide from earlier this year and I see...
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    Nothing like resurrecting an old thread, but I...

    Nothing like resurrecting an old thread, but I distinctly recall the VSP rep I used to work with at my last job telling me about the benefits of the "cascading variable base curves" of their PLX...
  8. I do what I can :D

    I do what I can :D
  9. Wait, Shamir has teats? How did I not notice...

    Wait, Shamir has teats? How did I not notice this?!
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    This probably explains why one of my labs has SV...

    This probably explains why one of my labs has SV Hi-Vex 1.56 lenses priced less than trivex.
  11. I bit. I left a few words as a comment to her...

    I bit. I left a few words as a comment to her Facebook post, hopefully it leads to some constructive dialogue.

    To find it faster:
    ...
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    A very low-tech hack to prevent fogging that I...

    A very low-tech hack to prevent fogging that I learned from an optical Facebook group: tissue. Take a Kleenex or about 4 squares of TP (if you're able to spare it) and fold it a couple of times...
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    Here in Washington state, less than two hours...

    Here in Washington state, less than two hours away from the epicenter of the largest grouping of COVID-19 deaths in the country, there's hardly anyone out.

    My clinic is an ophthalmology practice...
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    14611 No definitive analysis has been...

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    No definitive analysis has been conducted on assessing light transmission or lens transparency with the new coating, but as Uncle Fester suggested, CORONAZALŠ is the best in the market at...
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    Much like the optical shop, the lab is not bound...

    Much like the optical shop, the lab is not bound by contracted amounts from those discount plans, which means the lab, even if it offers a substantial discount on multiple pairs, will do so on their...
  16. Thread: Eyezen +4

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    Okay, but I'm failing to see how this has...

    Okay, but I'm failing to see how this has anything to do with EYEZEN+ being 'clearly' a progressive. I can understand your frustration in how opticians could be entering the wild west of shooting...
  17. Thread: Eyezen +4

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    Is it? I don't think anti-fatigue lenses,...

    Is it? I don't think anti-fatigue lenses, regardless of manufacturer, progress from a distance to intermediate to reading prescription with marginal astigmatism away from the progressive corridor. ...
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    Is that a recent change? In my state, Medicaid...

    Is that a recent change? In my state, Medicaid used to cover all ages, but there was a change in state law a few years back (2009? Maybe?) that decreed only juveniles (that is, patients under the...
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    Well, after much deliberation and wait, the...

    Well, after much deliberation and wait, the patient came in late last week and picked up her newest set of high-fashion spectacles. The verdict? The patient seemed pretty happy with everything, all...
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    Taken directly from the Vision Council website: ...

    Taken directly from the Vision Council website:



    Not sure if I'd be so bold as to proclaim poly as "distortion-free". Also not sure if the information that you've heard is marketing fluff from...
  21. Back about five or six years ago, I was managing...

    Back about five or six years ago, I was managing a small surfacing & edging lab that sent out its AR or specialty tints. Had a patient walk into the optical that had recently suffered a traumatic...
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    What exactly were the improvements made? Was...

    What exactly were the improvements made? Was this from one particular supplier? And which supplier said this?
  23. Maybe the doctor gave that add for some...

    Maybe the doctor gave that add for some accommodative relief? I know that prescribing a small add to children as a means to slow myopia progression is a pretty common practice, but that wouldn't...
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    I ordered a digitally surfaced in-house PAL from...

    I ordered a digitally surfaced in-house PAL from our lab. If you're familiar with IOT designs, I ordered their private label version of the IOT H45.



    The patient is not newly anisometropic. ...
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    My apologies for wording that kind of oddly (I...

    My apologies for wording that kind of oddly (I was in between patients but wanted to get this posted quickly). I am measuring the lenses at the PRP but the OS shows base-down prism instead of base...
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