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  1. I guess that explains myself with my emmetropic...

    I guess that explains myself with my emmetropic Rx with a mild add. I am a "special" cave troll :(
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    I personally hate fixing this type of hinge joint...

    I personally hate fixing this type of hinge joint but i do have a quick and easy way to get them to work. I normally put a drop of clear nail varnish on them to make it a bit sticky / tacky and then...
  3. As a general rule, All Maui Jim is Polarized. ...

    As a general rule, All Maui Jim is Polarized.

    The Bi-Gradient Lenses are mirrored top 1/3 and bottom 3rd.

    The Blue Hawaii lenses are all in Maui Brilliant are Blue Mirror (i assume that the...
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    In my practice we normally ask for a donation...

    In my practice we normally ask for a donation into the Donation tin. This is used for local charities in the area. Buying disadvantaged children school supplies etc etc.

    Each month we try a...
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    Well, you can...... 1 of the Optometrists in...

    Well, you can......

    1 of the Optometrists in the practice i am at does it alot, mainly uses room design. You need to modify both the distance and near add for it to work.

    Personally i HATE it...
  6. G'day from Mudgee Did live in Sydney working...

    G'day from Mudgee

    Did live in Sydney working in a grind lab for a few years while i did my Mechanics then Dispensing degree's, then worked in Newcastle for a few years.

    Been living in the...
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    Personally i put any Rx that comes in from...

    Personally i put any Rx that comes in from outside my shop in a trial frame.

    Seen to many specialists just put a patient on an Auto and tell them to get that made up somewhere.

    I hate remakes...
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    Been awhile myself since i have needed to do it,...

    Been awhile myself since i have needed to do it, but i used to remove the temple tip, cut say 10 mm from it, then with a blowtorch i would heat the hell out of the Ti where you need to bend it - let...
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    You tried Infinity 3d Maxima's ? ...

    You tried Infinity 3d Maxima's ?



    Personally best lenses i have worn, or prescribed. Easy - the Multicoats can be a little iffy tho

    Need accurate measurements - D-PD, Near-PD (mono), Panto,...
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    Hi Optiboarders..... thought i will give an...

    Hi Optiboarders.....


    thought i will give an update on this case.


    What i ended up doing was a week after my last post myself and the Paediatric Opthal went to the school to talk to the...
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    Nikon Progs

    Hi Optiboarders



    In a week i am starting a new job (yay me)


    I have extensive experience with Shamir, Zeiss, Hoya and Essi progs;
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    Thought i would say how i repair metal frames. ...

    Thought i would say how i repair metal frames.

    As Chris said above, it is a learned art and u need to know what you are doing.

    Before you start. Find out if the Px has tried to glue the frame...
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    Hi guys. Sorry for the slow reply to my...

    Hi guys.

    Sorry for the slow reply to my original post - I have been away from work for the past few days as i needed some serious time away from the office!


    1st off i have to say thankyou...
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    Refraction. Took awile to get it nailed down as...

    Refraction. Took awile to get it nailed down as yeah, my refractor head only goes to -8.00 cyl. Refract, trial frame, autorefract when wearing trial frame. Add more cyl into trial, and keep going....
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    An Ethical Problem

    Hi guys. Just thought i might share a little issue i am having at the moment with a patient that is giving me the worst headache.



    Patient comes in 2 weeks ago, 7 years old. Never had an eye...
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    Hi Dustin. As rbaker said i would be putting...

    Hi Dustin. As rbaker said i would be putting distance only into that pair of glasses. Putting a PAL in when talking with scopes and not looking through the optical center of the lens due to standing...
  17. My personal favourite is when i have a little old...

    My personal favourite is when i have a little old lady in her 90's come in with her deceased Husbands glasses that he purchased 15 years ago, that she wants to return, as he no longer requires them...
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    Hi from an Australian Optician :) Personally...

    Hi from an Australian Optician :)


    Personally i do this on 90% of the childrens glasses i make up. Reason being that the comfort level is higher to have the larger part of the pad lower on the...
  19. Thread: PDs

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    Here in Australia if the Patient askes we are...

    Here in Australia if the Patient askes we are required to give them a copy of the prescription. We are NOT required to give the patient a PD measurement as that is not actually a prescription - it is...
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    Important: Thought would share some of my little tips, some...

    Thought would share some of my little tips, some might have been covered previously but .... o well.



    When dispensing to Children, ask them their favourite colour initially. Then try and find...
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