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  1. Thread: WP Halo Mirror

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    I think an uneven tint would be potentially...

    I think an uneven tint would be potentially visually negative, due to the Pulfrich phenomenon. A horizontal gradient would just be pretty weird.

    Now, if there is a bi-gradient mirror, or gradient...
  2. Thread: Can anyone help?

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    Wow. I've never heard of that. Are you doing...

    Wow. I've never heard of that.

    Are you doing utilization review?

    The UK doesn't have publicly funded eyeglasses, do they?
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    I hate Costco because they're a cult. I have...

    I hate Costco because they're a cult. I have patients that are members of Cultco, and they take their contact and glasses Rxs to their Temple to fill.

    Doesn't matter if they go out of network...
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    I actually did post your case on an optometry...

    I actually did post your case on an optometry site, and it was appreciated.

    Hey, I like the Trivex. I like Physio. Curious: did you do Physio over, say, Comfort2 because of the horizon-sparing...
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    That's a new one for me. That's a killer case...

    That's a new one for me. That's a killer case presentation. Smart dudes. (I have to laugh at the term "prisms", when the correct term is "prism", but that's nitpicky.)

    With that much vertical,...
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    I'm taking Sir Robert's advice and trying the...

    I'm taking Sir Robert's advice and trying the Shamir Duo.
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    Back-side (internal) segmented multifocal

    A patient wants a segmented BF for a pair of wrap sunglasses, but wants a mirror coating.

    If we put the seg on the front, the mirror would look crappy.

    I know there is a certain lab in...
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    Zeiss is extremely well-respected for their...

    Zeiss is extremely well-respected for their quality, but the company tends to be overly-expensive and difficult to interact with.

    Hey, they're German. What more needs said?
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    You can't clock an aspheric lens. The pins are...

    You can't clock an aspheric lens. The pins are too far apart to register the gradual change.
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    Holy nice post by Petey H!

    Holy nice post by Petey H!
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    Lensman, that's all I'm askin'. Keep me out of...

    Lensman, that's all I'm askin'. Keep me out of it.
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    And I'm sure your dopey lab is one of those that...

    And I'm sure your dopey lab is one of those that touts the accuracy of their house brand progressive...and how my patients will see the difference...
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    Thanks Robert S. I think I'll just say (and...

    Thanks Robert S.

    I think I'll just say (and it applies to CL onliners and increasingly, retail pharmacies and mail-order pharmacies and their frenemies, the health insurances) "Please fill the...
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    Boo hoo. I'm NOT saying that 1/8 of a...

    Boo hoo.

    I'm NOT saying that 1/8 of a diopter matters very much, typically.

    In fact, few can see the difference.

    But, if I refract carefully (when it is called for) and they see a...
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    The beatings will continue until morale improves....

    The beatings will continue until morale improves. Ok I get your point. Don’t punish the idiot patients.

    What’s so difficult about 1/8 diopter? Phoroptors have those lenses. Trial lens sets...
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    90% of my patients are going into my optical, how...

    90% of my patients are going into my optical, how am I going to know who's going to fragment their care and who's going to let me finish the job?

    I don't KNOW which patients are going to flake...
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    I'm not a dick. I'm just cranky.

    Or maybe I am a dick.

    If I get one more call from Costco or Warby because their McTicians can't fill my Rxs, I'm going to go nuclear, yet again.

    Nth case in point:
    I get a call from a...
  18. Could this be the OTC reader that suckers me to carry some, AGAIN?

    https://www.thinoptics.com/shop?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=NE+%7C+Brand+l_DE1+7494&utm_term=66458756357-kwd-80264066090&utm_content=375201707736&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIk6OIo6W85AIVDtvACh...
  19. No tengo.

    No tengo.
  20. Turning plano frame demo lenses into sun demo lenses.

    Hey, I have some ophthalmic "Jones" frames from "Tafilu" that may be a little too over-the-top to appeal to my market.

    But they'd kick it as RxSun.

    But you know how hard it is to imagine your...
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    Refracting with larger pupils is generally a...

    Refracting with larger pupils is generally a better thing. It reduces depth of focus, and makes sphere check more sensitive. Yes, one could argue that you get peripheral cornea/lens input and you...
  22. Thread: Gucci is back!

    by drk
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    Being on the cutting edge, here, I just got a...

    Being on the cutting edge, here, I just got a look at Gucci (and McQ and Puma) today.

    I bought it. It's nice stuff.

    It's pricey, but the quality and style seem commensurate.
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    More info: kid has known nickel allergy. We just...

    More info: kid has known nickel allergy. We just must have thought it didn't touch enough, but apparently it does.
  24. This is a site for ophthalmic opticians, not...

    This is a site for ophthalmic opticians, not ocular oncologists.

    We wish you the best!
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    Apparently. They arrived with a scotch tape job.

    Apparently. They arrived with a scotch tape job.
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