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    Whats the Rx? Near vision while flying will...

    Whats the Rx? Near vision while flying will probably be a secondary requirement so an upside down flat top fit above his distance gaze could be a consideration.
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    Here in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon just...

    Here in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon just about every acre of land that is not a pear orchard or vineyard is growing industrial hemp. I do believe that hemp would be the ideal material for...
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    Its the Holiday Season, the time of Peace and...

    Its the Holiday Season, the time of Peace and Joy. Everyone and their aunties are shipping stuff to and from their homes and offices. Of course shipments get bogged down. We also have this weather...
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    In 1955 I started working at "The AO in...

    In 1955 I started working at "The AO in Southbridge" after high school. Just about everyone in Central Massachusetts either worked there or had family members working there. Initially, as a 16 years...
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    If Y'all Google this "phoropter repair service in...

    If Y'all Google this "phoropter repair service in california" your problems will be solved.
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    Who uses wood frames these days? Back in the day...

    Who uses wood frames these days? Back in the day we used to edge a little large and take them down by hand very carefully.
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    If they are that compromised they should use a...

    If they are that compromised they should use a walker. You can play around with lenses until you are blue in the face.
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    Speaking from personal experience being 80...

    Speaking from personal experience being 80 myself, dont worry about falling. We will fall no matter what you do. Just concentrate on giving me good functional vision. Personally, I prefer a FT-28...
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    Give it a shot. Let us know how it works.

    Give it a shot. Let us know how it works.
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    The history and science of lenses

    Although not directed toward the ophthalmic community you may find this amusing and perhaps even educational.

    https://youtu.be/1YIvvXxsR5Y
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    A Journeyman Optician knows when to do it and how...

    A Journeyman Optician knows when to do it and how to do it. Just saying.
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    The same way that you get to Symphony Hall....

    The same way that you get to Symphony Hall. Practice, practice, practice.
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    Nope ! ! !

    Nope ! ! !
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    Some States may still require a name tag with...

    Some States may still require a name tag with your License type and number. Check with your licensing board. That being said, do what the boss wants you to do. It ain't no big thing either way.
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    Only approved protection is a goggle over the...

    Only approved protection is a goggle over the glasses. Check with manufacturer of the laser for recommended/approved protective lenses. If the PPE is used at work, the employer may have specific...
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    Poll: If you want to learn refraction on you own, in...

    If you want to learn refraction on you own, in the dark of night, I suggest that you get a copy of:

    Refraction, A Programmed Text by Robert D. Reinecke, MD and Robert J. Herm, MD

    They also have...
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    Returning to the original post we should all be...

    Returning to the original post we should all be aware that ANSI Z80.31 are not mandatory. They have no legal power and as such are "unenforceable". They are merely "suggested" tolerances for readers...
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    Poll: Nineteen years and still beating a dead horse....

    Nineteen years and still beating a dead horse. You want to refract, go to work for an MD or go to Optometry School. Otherwise, stick to your knitting.
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    Poll: Usually if you need CPR you have no choice in who...

    Usually if you need CPR you have no choice in who administers it.
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    I realize that there are public health guidelines in place today. Iím sure that they are all well intentioned, but I have issues with this six-foot rule. This just ainít going to work for us old...
  21. We live just a few miles from the PCT in Southern...

    We live just a few miles from the PCT in Southern Oregon. Through hikers are usually on the trail for six months. Y'all want to be in good shape and join the Pacific Crest Trail Organization....
  22. Don't assume "Made in USA" products are more...

    Don't assume "Made in USA" products are more expensive. Don't assume that consumers will not be looking for "Made in USA" products.
  23. Hopefully there will soon be a resurgence in...

    Hopefully there will soon be a resurgence in domestic manufacturing of both ophthalmic frames and lenses.
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    I assume metal temples or metal core. Probably as...

    I assume metal temples or metal core. Probably as dry as a popcorn faht after all these years. If so just crush them with pliers and then clean the metal core with the solvent of your choice.
  25. Thread: I'm in a fog

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    Imbed a hunk of thin solder along the top of the...

    Imbed a hunk of thin solder along the top of the mask. At least that's what my wife and her mask sewing group did.
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