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    The latest news I read Thursday has updated...

    The latest news I read Thursday has updated advice about how transmittable covid-19 is:


    "But with COVID-19, experts say to keep the risk in perspective: The virus is fragile and doesn’t...
  2. John: Unionize us with all it's warts. Reason...

    John:
    Unionize us with all it's warts.

    Reason Number 7: It’s a pipe dream.
    Optician apathy and decades of inability to form a coherent vision aside, most opticians don’t make enough to...
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    Who makes the best molecules? :rolleyes:

    Who makes the best molecules? :rolleyes:
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    True that! When in doubt and to error on the...

    True that!

    When in doubt and to error on the side of caution- wiping all surfaces after anyone contacts them is sound advice.

    Covid-19 or not!

    So keep up the wipe downs!

    Wear a Mask!
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    Just worked with a VSP patient who is extremely...

    Just worked with a VSP patient who is extremely knowledgeable about covid due to his association with the medical foundation is VSP comes from.

    Moderna's RNA based treatment is going to have...
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    I am adding a week to any pre covid, time frame...

    I am adding a week to any pre covid, time frame for deliveries.

    I'll explain there's a supply chain disruption and that UPS and Fed Ex are not guaranteeing next day or second day delivery these...
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    We require mask wearing and are in a community...

    We require mask wearing and are in a community that agrees to follow protocols. That said I do allow someone to slip the mask down so I can see the bridge fit and they can see their face- I'll step...
  8. Itsy bitsy teenie weenie nose pads! On heavy...

    Itsy bitsy teenie weenie nose pads!

    On heavy frames!!!
  9. VSP Owned Frame Lines Price Must Be Looked Up

    Just a reminder that many Marchon Flexon and Altair frame auto filled prices are wrong these days.

    Be sure to look them up as sometimes we find the cost does allow an upcharge.

    Also- How...
  10. Luxottica hacked in August some local shops affected...

    My Boston Globe today has a full page ad naming local opticals and doctors who have had patient information exposed to a hacker. Anyone notice this? I haven't seen it in the past but may have missed...
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    Here's a deep dive for the curious and new to Dr...

    Here's a deep dive for the curious and new to Dr Shaw's lens.
    Lots of links and probably way more than you'll ever want to know.
    Skip down to #22 before clicking the advanced links to see if the...
  12. Nick- You missed the bot that filled the forum...

    Nick- You missed the bot that filled the forum page with a chance to buy Oxicontin on line.
  13. Who cares? I'm too busy buying drugs on line...

    Who cares? I'm too busy buying drugs on line wholesale!

    See ya suckers!!!
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    An old but still relevant thread. Does this...

    An old but still relevant thread.

    Does this rise to warrant Hall of Fame status?

    Note post #16 from the late Chris Ryser:
    ...
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    When this has happened to me I heat just the...

    When this has happened to me I heat just the titanium bridge piece, flex it back to level and then while holding it in shape run it under cold water. Seems to fix it.

    I'm real old school and use a...
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    fwiw- The shop I worked at in the later 70's had...

    fwiw-
    The shop I worked at in the later 70's had us and several others test the new cr-39 lenses as Polaroid Corp. was based nearby. When they first got introduced they almost all delaminated after...
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    To be clear- leave 15mm to the top of the edged...

    To be clear- leave 15mm to the top of the edged lens.
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    Luddites of the worls unite!!!

    Never underestimate our ability to screw up something requiring basic reading and/or computer comprehension skills.

    If you can keep a secret- I've been known to help the NSA when they give me a...
  19. Robert- You, drk and several other Guru's here...

    Robert- You, drk and several other Guru's here could fall from the peak of Everest, losing knowledge all the way down, to equal mine in the valley below. :wink:
  20. From the Hall of Fame- Post #5: ...

    From the Hall of Fame-

    Post #5:

    https://www.optiboard.com/forums/showthread.php/71897-I-think-Zeiss-is-now-in-a-very-good-position-for-a-change
  21. fwiw- Post #14 restarted this old thread. The...

    fwiw- Post #14 restarted this old thread.

    The advice is still valid from the original post.
  22. I've never dealt with one but I would lean toward...

    I've never dealt with one but I would lean toward edging them like the old Zyloware nylon Invisible.

    Undercut it a half millimeter or so for a no stress insertion- then slip a little plastic lens...
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    You might want to hold a trial base up prism to...

    You might want to hold a trial base up prism to the right(?) eye of an existing pair of progressives- or get a Fresnel for them to trial.

    They may be using them monocularly and the slab prism will...
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    With a +2.50 add if this is a FT conversion to a...

    With a +2.50 add if this is a FT conversion to a first time progressive.....

    JUST DON"T DO IT! :eek:

    If you must- charge big, big bucks (I'd be in the $1,000 range) and put them in the best...
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    I found a sacrificial chicken also worked. ...

    I found a sacrificial chicken also worked.

    Cacciatore for dinner!
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