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    I know insurance breaks down the price to the...

    I know insurance breaks down the price to the drill hole, but can't you look at a given plan a patient has, add up what all the "extras" cost and present it as one single price for what you're...
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    Robert...You had to post a performance with Nancy...

    Robert...You had to post a performance with Nancy Wilson...My wife hates you, but I appreciate it...
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    If you have a lensometer and a lens clock... ...

    If you have a lensometer and a lens clock...

    Lens index approximation formula;

    N = .53 X (TP/CP) + 1

    N = index of refraction
    TP = True Power
    CP = Clock Power
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    my 2 cents; "prescription eye wear" (not otc...

    my 2 cents; "prescription eye wear" (not otc readers) were prescribed at one time or another. Duplication is duplicating a prescription, therefore, duplicated eye wear are prescription lenses. Now...
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    Rush; "Working Man"

    Pretty cool version of this song ( Reggae twist). They used to close their shows with this one. (RIP Neil)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sI5VuBzo-Qc
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    If your state allows "lens Duplication" you...

    If your state allows "lens Duplication" you theoretically could. Have them bring a +3.00 reader in (or sell them one) then duplicate it. ( I personally wouldn't and would refer them to an OD or OMD....
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    Sometimes I feel like I'm farting into the...

    Sometimes I feel like I'm farting into the wind....
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    If this patient is newly anisometropic ( as in...

    If this patient is newly anisometropic ( as in post cataract sx), I would expect epic failure with a PAL. The patient has 2.75D of vertical imbalance. 10mm from wherever the OC's do line up will have...
  9. There will be more pathology than anatomy.

    There will be more pathology than anatomy.
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    Important: For snap in nose pads I prefer to use that 4 or...

    For snap in nose pads I prefer to use that 4 or 5mm wide optical screwdriver you’ve got in a drawer somewhere, never used cause it’s too friggin’ big for any eyewire or temple screw..

    Put the...
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    You’re worried about uv blocking lenses in...

    You’re worried about uv blocking lenses in phoropters? I would think pristine optics would be a bigger priority in a phoropter, unless it’s designed for performing refractions outdoors.
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    Would that be necessary if your phoropter lenses...

    Would that be necessary if your phoropter lenses were made of glass? What material do you use?
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    For what it's worth, I'll throw in my 2 cents......

    For what it's worth, I'll throw in my 2 cents... There are a ton of variables, but I know I personally wouldn't pay 5x net for an optical shop. Hypothetically, if this practice netted 100k per year...
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    Joe Cocker, "The Letter", w/Leon Russell on...

    Joe Cocker, "The Letter", w/Leon Russell on keys...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFHA15B8iNI
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    It's not worth it. Increased volume doesn't equal...

    It's not worth it. Increased volume doesn't equal more profit, just more of your time, which will be taken from your full pay patients. I have one of the practices I run for OMD's at a...
  16. All correct. Good Luck!

    All correct. Good Luck!
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    A couple of factors to keep in mind; Digital...

    A couple of factors to keep in mind;

    Digital generators cut lenses like it's making a phonographic record: it spins the lens and uses a stylist to cut. To make vertical (or horizontal) cuts like...
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    Chadwick Optical can do some amazing work, But...

    Chadwick Optical can do some amazing work, But TMK they don't make a Fresnel surface on the entire lens. They do make a Peli style Fresnel "strip or ribbon" if you will out of CR39 that are 8x22 mm's...
  19. And I ask again...Why do you deal with this? How...

    And I ask again...Why do you deal with this? How are you actually making more than peanuts dealing with this plan? “ But 24/7, we got lots of peanuts in this plan!” Well, a good cash pay equals 10...
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    I think it prudent for us purchasers to hold...

    I think it prudent for us purchasers to hold suppliers accountable for any increase to be decreased once tariffs are over. Though I don’t deal with Safilo, I prefer the way they are doing it, if as...
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    Andy, what's the avg. increase?

    Andy, what's the avg. increase?
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    Tariff's; actual cost increase.

    Please don't let this get political, I would like to know in dollar/cents the actual cost increase to frame importers from China. I know there was a 10% increase, but that's on the imported goods,...
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    "Country Boy" Imho, Albert Lee smokes Steve...

    "Country Boy"

    Imho, Albert Lee smokes Steve Morse...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2Wv0ZyuLhc
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    I know many here have no say so over if or what...

    I know many here have no say so over if or what insurance plans you accept, but I just don't understand how owners feel accepting them really improves their bottom line, or their reputation to...
  25. It's thinner than 1mm as per my link above.

    It's thinner than 1mm as per my link above.
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