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    This is from many years ago by a PPG Industries...

    This is from many years ago by a PPG Industries executive and Optiboard guru.

    Post #6

    https://www.optiboard.com/forums/showthread.php/42029-Transitions-Plastic-vs-Poly?p=359695#post359695
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    Ryser's Rule? First fresnel the vertical see...

    Ryser's Rule?

    First fresnel the vertical see if she can adopt with her current progressive?
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    HEY YOU! TAKE THAT BACK RIGHT NOW!!! :mad:

    HEY YOU! TAKE THAT BACK RIGHT NOW!!! :mad:
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    Always a verbal warning old frames are at patient...

    Always a verbal warning old frames are at patient risk and will not be replaced at no charge. On rare occasion they walk, in which case I breath a sigh of relief for what might have been. :wink:

    ...
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    Yes. If they keep their frames I tell them about...

    Yes. If they keep their frames I tell them about the charge and I've never lost a job for it.

    Drilling fee $85.
    Assembly fee $20.

    PITA fee scaled to degree of pain.:wink:
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    I don't. But I do know when I have to assemble...

    I don't. But I do know when I have to assemble say a silhouette drilled rimless on an Eye Med or VSP order, a non-discountable $20 "Assembly fee" is justified. Otherwise rather than create a fee I...
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    Massachusetts Society of Optometrists (MOS) ...

    Massachusetts Society of Optometrists (MOS) guidelines being followed- so we are masked around patients.
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    The problem is also lack of a standard for "full"...

    The problem is also lack of a standard for "full" add power as Big E liked to say 85% of the full add power is close enough to call it 100%. :rolleyes:

    When frames got very narrow 20 years ago...
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    "Although mathematically the personalized lens...

    "Although mathematically the personalized lens produces better image quality, there are still 20% of users preferring a basic lens.
    There are different factors for this preference, one of them is...
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    Just curious as to what designs are you switching...

    Just curious as to what designs are you switching them out of.

    I've always found 85%* of the success of a fit is dependent on the skill of the optician with proper frame selection.

    *Ok...that's...
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    The rabbit hole is waitng for you to jump in...again!!!

    Here is a ten year old Hall of Fame thread that I've found very helpful in explaining progressive designs. Especially Sharpsticks explanation toward the bottom.

    Ask the lab if they have a contour...
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    Have contact lenses been discussed yet? What's...

    Have contact lenses been discussed yet?

    What's her best corrected acuity and do you know why she needs high plus? I always like to make note of this.
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    Neo- Why do you need this? Is it to inform...

    Neo- Why do you need this? Is it to inform patients?

    Anyway your answer is really just a few clicks away:

    https://www.hoyavision.com/en-us/contact/request-product-information/
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    Spoke to Norma just now at Signet Armorlite....

    Spoke to Norma just now at Signet Armorlite. She's e mailing a bunch of technical info and I'll see if it's more than marketing mumbo jumbo.

    Or if I can make any sense out of it. :rolleyes:

    You...
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    Poll: Most all adults are complaining about vision so...

    Most all adults are complaining about vision so Doc's when they find or try prism mention it and then I get into the weeds about it.

    You should ask and know why they need it. If the patient...
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    I am not worthy...

    I believe Robert Martellaro notes that Myopes like shorter corridors Hyperopes longer from previous generalized corridor length discussions we've had, so I find a 15mm fixed hits a one lens sweet...
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    Payment in full is required for all managed care...

    Payment in full is required for all managed care orders. I believe this is communicated to them. After all, Eye Med or VSP and the lab are for sure not going to wait for their piece of the pie!
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    https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/clown-shoes-p...

    https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/clown-shoes-picture-id1293508042?s=612x612
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    Autograph 4 :tongue: For now the Auto 3 15mm...

    Autograph 4 :tongue:

    For now the Auto 3 15mm will do!

    Is a Rodenstock allowed? Haven't worked with it for some time but when I did it was an amazing lens for "wow" effects.
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    It's new and improved "Tide" time (again)... ...

    It's new and improved "Tide" time (again)...

    Now your zones are wider, your comfort is greater and your whites are whiter than ever before!!!

    Seriously- I wish they would do away with the idea...
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    Didn't I read elsewhere that it is the best...

    Didn't I read elsewhere that it is the best reflex color to make less noticeable tiny scratches?
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    That's getting too cute by half:) From...

    That's getting too cute by half:)

    From another place I worked about forty years ago our big city shop got audited by the state and the manager called the owner to tell him he needed to quickly...
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    At dispensing be sure to advise the patient not...

    At dispensing be sure to advise the patient not to pinch the center of the lens too tightly while cleaning!!! :wink:
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    I wouldn't. But I have to answer to others if 3...

    I wouldn't. But I have to answer to others if 3 months later the EOB charges the office for the rejection.

    I don't see where +0.25 -0.25 anywhere equals a total of 0.50 diopters in any meridian....
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    Went to appointments mostly 2 years ago when we...

    Went to appointments mostly 2 years ago when we stopped emergency only office hours. It is working well.

    I book 2 per hour when the doc is in- more if no doc.

    When I notify the glasses are...
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