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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.
  13. Thread: Prism Thinning

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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?
  15. 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...
  16. 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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    Weird question. It's the axis when the head is...

    Weird question.

    It's the axis when the head is positioned normally at distance gaze, assuming the corresponding vertex distance and position of wear as refracted.

    Yes, high, high amounts of...
  20. I am impressed and grateful for the amazing posts...

    I am impressed and grateful for the amazing posts here!

    I'm a little embarassed to say that my optician re-dispensed the job with the most recent iteration of +3.00 BC (which I thought was too...
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    Not yet!
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    They'd just be jealous, as you show up at...

    They'd just be jealous, as you show up at educational events sporting a dark blue blazer with a cool insignia stitched onto the breast pocket...but not so high up that the pocket protector full of...
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    Vitor, I hope this doesn't fall on dead ears. ...

    Vitor, I hope this doesn't fall on dead ears.

    I know ODs that purchased your devices as inexpensive autorefractors, and I find that perfectly wonderful.

    However, please do not market it as a...
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    I've been saying forever that the idea of an...

    I've been saying forever that the idea of an optician's guild is gold.

    It would be treasured by people seeking an expert, not a fool.
  25. Good advice and much appreciated. As to...

    Good advice and much appreciated.

    As to calibrating a lens clock: to check, you simply see if it reads zero on a tabletop, right?
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