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  1. Mixed astigmatism, not a true hyperope, +225 add

    Mixed astigmatism, not a true hyperope, +225 add
  2. I like the Zeiss ID2I, now Smartlife, for...

    I like the Zeiss ID2I, now Smartlife, for everyday wear. However, I love the IOT H45 Ultimate.
    I am still on the fence with the Camber. Perhaps it’s my RX? I don’t see any better @ near with...
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    If you need temp 1.4/3mm parts, Modern may fit...

    If you need temp 1.4/3mm parts, Modern may fit your needs. Not my fav, but per your needs, they may fit the bill.
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    To piggyback. Today’s reality with online frame...

    To piggyback. Today’s reality with online frame sales and pricing, it is difficult to just say no to the variety of POFs coming in. Even with “at your own risk” disclaimers, the squeaky wheel will...
  5. Would you consider the Briot Evolution system? ...

    Would you consider the Briot Evolution system? Otherwise, Santinelli.
    You will need to understand that in today's optical marketplace, resale in three years will be at a major loss. Plan on a 5...
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    Sounds like mid/near is the most used part of...

    Sounds like mid/near is the most used part of lens indoors. I would suggest Office Readers, or similar as a third pair occupational.
    As for general use indoor and outdoor, sticking with the same...
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    Important: They have State. A well made line, but not cheap.

    They have State. A well made line, but not cheap.
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    Many labs are not forthcoming about their WIP. ...

    Many labs are not forthcoming about their WIP. Thankfully, we are a closed system and our LMS talks to our POS. Updates are sent every 5 minutes, so our opticians can see the updates.
    I used to...
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    We use the flattest front curve possible for...

    We use the flattest front curve possible for better frame fit, as long as the total back curve remains concave, but we will not force a -4 onto a 4BC. Besides, IOT will spit out an error ticket once...
  10. Engineers are my favorite! No, I’m not joking. ...

    Engineers are my favorite! No, I’m not joking. I have an engineering background, so I can relate.

    This paternalistic “optician” is basically a dumba$$. What’s so wrong with, “Great question....
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    @dima, You may need to enable the Z on both the...

    @dima, You may need to enable the Z on both the edgers and the tracer. 7EX needs to be enabled. Santinelli will receive data that the tracer sends w/o extra steps.
    This will help the edgers with...
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    My experience is no. Z is disabled by default,...

    My experience is no. Z is disabled by default, at least on the LT1200 and the Dimensions tracers.
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    Oh, c'mon Marchon isn't all that bad???? Just...

    Oh, c'mon Marchon isn't all that bad???? Just say Oakley....if ya know what I mean?
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    Why stop at 12oz? I love a good pint, or even a...

    Why stop at 12oz? I love a good pint, or even a yard.....
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    +1

    +1
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    IDK. A +5/+2.5 FF PAL on a 3 base to fit a flat...

    IDK. A +5/+2.5 FF PAL on a 3 base to fit a flat square frame is up on that list. Requested by an LDO, no less.
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    Simple fix. If UV is charged for, it should be...

    Simple fix.
    If UV is charged for, it should be UV coated. Period. Esp w/grads.
  18. Flexible blocks can address added chuck pressure,...

    Flexible blocks can address added chuck pressure, so no worries there. And I fully agree that it isn't recommended across the board. If you are using rigid or semi rigid blocks, this will add to...
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    This is a fabulous combo. The LT1200, once the Z...

    This is a fabulous combo. The LT1200, once the Z is enabled, is a great complement to the EZfit. For remote tracing, caveat is, of course, calibration and maintenance. Remote tracing does not give...
  20. There are a lot of voodoo anti slip remedies,...

    There are a lot of voodoo anti slip remedies, from Aquanet, to rikki pads from various vendors, antislip sprays, etc. Truth is, there is no holy grail.
    3M, DAC, OptiSource, Dynamic Labs, PSI,...
  21. Thread: AR Coaters

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    I have two. PM me

    I have two. PM me
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    Important: Gucci sells surprisingly well. Kering has...

    Gucci sells surprisingly well. Kering has improved the overall quality of the line compared to what Safilo did.
    As for style, yeah, a bit preppy, not so “Gucci” in styling, but it seems preppy is...
  23. 100% agree If I were to change the engravings,...

    100% agree

    If I were to change the engravings, most won't even notice the difference between IOT/Zeiss/Ess designs. Of course, I have too much integrity to do that.
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    MEI isn’t for small dispensaries. ROI would...

    MEI isn’t for small dispensaries. ROI would require 80+ jobs per day over 5 years.

    7EX, Briot or a Lexce is. My point? Enable the Z on your tracer, understand your edger capabilities, and...
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    MEI can be programmed to varying angled bevels,...

    MEI can be programmed to varying angled bevels, step bevels, inclined bevels, or a combination of the above. Hilco C2s are T-bevels with a step back. WileyX are V bevels with a step back. Some...
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