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    I used to manufacture x ray shielding glasses in...

    I used to manufacture x ray shielding glasses in Plano and Rx. Half were made on a one time basis for whoever wanted them the other half went to a company that sold x ray equipment and supplies...
  2. Mono vision is a compromise if you want not the...

    Mono vision is a compromise if you want not the best acuity in distance or near that is the way to go. Try driving a car with one eye clear and the other blurry not a good idea.
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    There is a trouble shooting guide on line from...

    There is a trouble shooting guide on line from XCel optical follow the steps to solve your problem.
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    Fogged lenses are a sign of impurities in the...

    Fogged lenses are a sign of impurities in the salt. I forgot what it is you have to add to fix the problem many years since I been near chem unit. Your machine is likely many years old and might not...
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    Check the transmission if it is less than 95% it...

    Check the transmission if it is less than 95% it is a color coat
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    Maybe it is not an ar coating but a color vacuum...

    Maybe it is not an ar coating but a color vacuum coating. It could be almost any color or intensity.
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    Never saw any AR that intentionally had a pink...

    Never saw any AR that intentionally had a pink reflex. This is probably the result of a missing layer in the stack or the thickness is wrong on one or more layers.
  8. You and your lab are both correct. Most designs...

    You and your lab are both correct. Most designs are fixed in their base curve selection that is for best optical performance. Some will allow you to deviate one step from normal. There are several...
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    At one point Optotech was offering designs when...

    At one point Optotech was offering designs when you bought their equipment. If you purchase outright from someone take into account when you have problems who will be there to fix them.
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    I don’t believe Younger makes the product...

    I don’t believe Younger makes the product anymore. Contact Quest optical in Florida they might be able to make one out of two pieces bonded together. This is possible if they want to do it and you...
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    Uncle Fester You are mixing apples and oranges. ...

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    You are mixing apples and oranges. The tape you are referring to was a replacement for brush on coating which was loaded with solvents and if not applied under a high volume exhaust...
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    Do not accept answers from uniformed people on...

    Do not accept answers from uniformed people on this board. The alloy contains heavy metals which are extremely dangerous if they are in ingested. The alloy should be never be touched by unprotected...
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    If you are creating more than 2 diopters of prism...

    If you are creating more than 2 diopters of prism the blocker will start to have accuracy issues. You will notice seg heights off and pd inaccuracy. This is very noticeable with vertical prism in a...
  14. I do not have experience with this machine but I...

    I do not have experience with this machine but I do with optical tracers. I have not worked with one that will trace a frame but to trace a lens they are beyond perfect. Why don’t you take a few...
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    You should find out why your blocker is not...

    You should find out why your blocker is not correctly blocking the lenses. In the past we used a marking machine made by American Ootical or AIT and stamped a cross on the lens and then blocked it...
  16. Nose pad pliers are intended to be used in...

    Nose pad pliers are intended to be used in conjunction with another plier. It is your responsibility to protect the joint. Whoever showed you how to do this was sending you down a road of many...
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    Neurolens is correct I would like to know all...

    Neurolens is correct I would like to know all about the experiences that patients are reporting. Their are several labs offering the product and quite a Few retailers as well. This will be all new...
  18. If the wire is breaking off the frame at the...

    If the wire is breaking off the frame at the joint that is your fault. If the wire is breaking any where else then you are doing business with the wrong vendors they should replace with no question....
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    Digital prisms

    Does anyone have any experience to pass on about digital prisms. To clarify they are variable prism that for example can 0.5 at the top of the lens and 2.0 at the bottom. They need a special device...
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    One option not mentioned and readily available....

    One option not mentioned and readily available. Make the right aspheric and thin the edge for cosmetics not optics. Patient will like the cosmetics and just have to accept a reduced field of view.
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    This was always done at patients request to make...

    This was always done at patients request to make them feel better about the appearance of their glasses. What would you if the patient asked can’t you make my glasses the same on the edge.. no it’s...
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    I must be missing something on this one. I will...

    I must be missing something on this one. I will say never a day went by that someone did not ask to match edge thickness because of Rx disparity. Sometimes with two indexes as this case or increasing...
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    You must the patient old lenses that you can...

    You must the patient old lenses that you can measure accurately with a vernier and send the box a and b to the lab.
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    This is targeted to a large lab, the advantage is...

    This is targeted to a large lab, the advantage is consistency in the product ease of use and lower spoilage. The cost of the equipment at this point is not yet known and no one will purchase it if...
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    Wow most of you sound like you are a one man...

    Wow most of you sound like you are a one man band. If you do sixteen things at once and they all are perfect that would be amazing all while talking to an office full of patients. When grooved lenses...
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