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    Fester is correct. The top hat washers prevent...

    Fester is correct. The top hat washers prevent the titanium from galling and seizing, and they are quite the PITA to replace. I do it the same was as fester, get them wet and they stick in place a...
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    When using an internet forum be very careful that...

    When using an internet forum be very careful that you don't dig up 11 year old threads. It is generally considered very poor form.
  3. Fit them in a modern lens, with correct...

    Fit them in a modern lens, with correct measurements, tell them to wear them for two weeks. Done.
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    You seem to be rightly concerned about the end...

    You seem to be rightly concerned about the end users safety. But you are willing to go by "rules of thumb" and the input of an anonymous internet forum? Why not consult the official document, or ask...
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    Does it say that in ANSI? I've never thought...

    Does it say that in ANSI? I've never thought about it before or heard anyone say that.
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    Look for them with the lens near the edge of...

    Look for them with the lens near the edge of lights, windows, overhead lights, led. The edge between the light and dark usually make them stand out. Also you can ask your lab to calibrate their...
  7. Maybe the "2C optics" lens? I don't know anything...

    Maybe the "2C optics" lens? I don't know anything about it, but looks like it was a cast "freeform" lens? There is some talk about it in this thread. There is also an Eyecare Business News article...
  8. Are you talking about Cosmolit?

    Are you talking about Cosmolit?
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    You can request other materials, but you only get...

    You can request other materials, but you only get sent one material, and you don't know what that material is? Sounds like a recipe for disaster.
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    Sounds like the OD that used to send patents back...

    Sounds like the OD that used to send patents back to me for "Dr changes" to conventional PALs "because some people, including herself, can't tolerate digital progressives". smh. I do tons and tons of...
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    I actually assumed that was what you meant. But...

    I actually assumed that was what you meant. But then jpways comment threw me off.
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    Agreed. What if the Dr. wrote 2BU right eye...

    Agreed.

    What if the Dr. wrote 2BU right eye and no prism left eye, with the specif note not to split the prism. What if I order with 1D of equithin? GASP, we would then have 1 BU and 1BD....
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    Is this an April fools joke a day late? Am I...

    Is this an April fools joke a day late? Am I taking crazy pills? How on earth are you going to Rx a visor? Goggles with straps instead of temples. Yup. An optical dock/insert attached to the helmet?...
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    Do you happen to work for Western Optical?

    Do you happen to work for Western Optical?
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    That, and the part about "wavefront-guided single...

    That, and the part about "wavefront-guided single vision lenses to conventional single vision lenses"

    I've always had a distaste for studies which compare premium products to basic products....
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    Are we talking about cellulose acetate frames...

    Are we talking about cellulose acetate frames here? Because I still don't get why that couldn't be adjusted correctly. I've never looked at a patients head and said to myself, "this person can only...
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    I use the Lindberg glue remover if I need the...

    I use the Lindberg glue remover if I need the lenses intact. This usually takes overnight so the patient must leave the frame. Or if the patient doesn't care what happens to the lenses, pull them...
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    If you aren't edging the lenses yourself I would...

    If you aren't edging the lenses yourself I would not recommend attempting this. I wouldn't trust anyone at a remote lab to edge my work, let alone edge a specialty type job.
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    Yes, a minuscule amount of glue might get on the...

    Yes, a minuscule amount of glue might get on the lens. Wipe it off. This isn't rocket surgery here. I use the permanent loctite glue for trivex lenses and the Air Lock glue for high index lenses,...
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    I don't understand how this necessitates a metal...

    I don't understand how this necessitates a metal frame at all, care to elaborate?
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    Put a dab of glue on the pin and push the pin...

    Put a dab of glue on the pin and push the pin into the hole. Just like I would glue anything else together.
  22. IMO pick your favorite POW compensated design...

    IMO pick your favorite POW compensated design FFSV lens design, take and input the required measurements, and go with it. I prefer IOT as well, but ask 12 people what they think the best car is and...
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    Depends on a couple things. If there is room you...

    Depends on a couple things. If there is room you could use a slotting file to make enough of a groove for a screwdriver to grip. Hilco makes a screw remover tool. Or you can take the daring route,...
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    14232 Prism needs to be measured at the Prism...

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    Prism needs to be measured at the Prism Reference Point. Sounds like you may have done it at the fitting cross? If so that would yield different results depending on the lens powers.
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    You should be able to put any FBS design on the...

    You should be able to put any FBS design on the KBCO(also owned by Essilor) Brown or Gray gradient. Unfortunately only available in Poly. The other option would be to order the job on a Grey 'A' then...
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