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    Finally a Licensed Optician!!!!!!! :bounce:

    Finally a Licensed Optician!!!!!!! :bounce:
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    Thanks, I must have missed the Ideal in the book....

    Thanks, I must have missed the Ideal in the book.



    The only other markings on this lens were the add power and a "P" for polycarb. I'm wondering if a generic house lens was used.
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    Help Identifying lenses

    I have 2 lenses a patient brought in, but cannot figure out the style. Anyone seen these before? 12984
  4. This is very intriguing! I'll pass along the info.

    This is very intriguing! I'll pass along the info.
  5. Easy fix. Go to local home and garden store, buy...

    Easy fix. Go to local home and garden store, buy some plants, and put them on your night stand. :)
  6. :giggle:I'll tell her your professional advice...

    :giggle:I'll tell her your professional advice there!
  7. Coworkers Mother in law seeing "flowers" upon waking up.

    She's got open angle glaucoma, macular degeneration (dry), diabetic retinopathy, & dry eye syndrome. She says when she wakes up in the morning, she sees "colorful flowers" on her peripheral, that...
  8. Thread: Rude Patients

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    Sorry, I didn't type all of that out. I made sure...

    Sorry, I didn't type all of that out. I made sure to explain what she wanted and how she would be able to see with just reading glasses. She agreed that is what she wanted. She kept iterating that...
  9. Thread: Rude Patients

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    I got a good one for you guys. Lady picks up her...

    I got a good one for you guys. Lady picks up her new progressive rx and comes back a week or so later complaining of the distortion. I tell her we can remake into lined bf or reading glasses. She...
  10. Thread: Dark Days

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    I lost my mom at 11 and my grandpa at 23 to...

    I lost my mom at 11 and my grandpa at 23 to cancer. Keep your head up. They aren't hurting anymore.
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    That Doritos ultrasound commercial was definitely...

    That Doritos ultrasound commercial was definitely my favorite.
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    we get avance stock from essilor

    we get avance stock from essilor
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    We use Superior Vision b/c the local hospital has...

    We use Superior Vision b/c the local hospital has it as their insurance. You can make the lenses in your own lab and afaik they are pretty quick with payments and don't have too many issues. Though I...
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    We'll charge $11 copay if the frame is replaced...

    We'll charge $11 copay if the frame is replaced under warranty to cover shipping. If it's an A/R scratch warranty, we eat the cost b/c it's usually just a dollar or two.
  15. We use OptiSource blocking pads in our edger, and...

    We use OptiSource blocking pads in our edger, and usually use either another one cut in half on the backside, or we have some old Cerium edge squares that work pretty well too.
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    Don't order new inventory from mid-november until...

    Don't order new inventory from mid-november until year end, and start a 50% off sale in december like we did :)
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    Our Dr. uses Friday mornings as his clinic day....

    Our Dr. uses Friday mornings as his clinic day. 8a-lunch he does no regular eye exams; they only do VF, CL, OCT, etc. Lots of post-op patients, stuff like that. Then he'll use Friday afternoons for...
  18. Thread: vsp secrets?

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    We had hardly any success with the Unity lens. We...

    We had hardly any success with the Unity lens. We had several pt remakes.
  19. I always figured the triangle was used for prism...

    I always figured the triangle was used for prism because a prism is like a pyramid which is a triangle. Uncut answered the other questions
  20. If a pt's Rx is above +/- 2.50 I'll start looking...

    If a pt's Rx is above +/- 2.50 I'll start looking at poly instead of plastic, due to thickness. If the Rx is above ~5D I'll suggest HI.
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    If you're anything like my Dr., you went up front...

    If you're anything like my Dr., you went up front and said "Who talked to Patient X yesterday?" and got deer in the headlight stares for a few seconds as they pondered whether or not they were in...
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    Usually I'll measure the PD if it's the first...

    Usually I'll measure the PD if it's the first time I've seen someone in 12+ months. If the pt was just in a few months prior, I'll copy the last one. Plus, retaking PDs helps limit remakes :)
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    Garden Salsa Sun Chips or Wavy Lays with some...

    Garden Salsa Sun Chips or Wavy Lays with some ranch dip!
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    Chesterfield 22 XL

    Chesterfield 22 XL
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    Have you tried Silhouette?

    Have you tried Silhouette?
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