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  1. Thread: WHEW...FINALLY!!

    by don A
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    congrats to ya!! oh and yeh - do not let it...

    congrats to ya!! oh and yeh - do not let it expire cuz it's tough gettin it back. i let one of my licenses expire and i am paying for it bigggg time.

    don A.
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    i will only feel comfortable if the MD have a...

    i will only feel comfortable if the MD have a qualified licensed optician to fill the Rx.

    as for the ethics part of it, i think that it is hypocritical of the MD's to single out the opticians...
  3. Thread: Measuring PD's?

    by don A
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    both but i prefer pupilometer if available. it's...

    both but i prefer pupilometer if available. it's also equally important to have them calibrated once in a while.

    don A.
  4. Thread: Please help!!

    by don A
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    same here in NC, an optician can dispense but not...

    same here in NC, an optician can dispense but not fit & only with a written Rx.

    don A.
  5. Thread: unusual request

    by don A
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    anyone out there ever encountered anything i'm...

    anyone out there ever encountered anything i'm about to mention??
    a woman came into our office and asked if we can "process" her eyeglasses. she mentioned that a good friend of her has given her a...
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    thank you everyone. i am grateful to everyone's...

    thank you everyone. i am grateful to everyone's response.


    don A.
  7. Thread: Done Deal

    by don A
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    good luck grrrl....live & learn. don A.

    good luck grrrl....live & learn.

    don A.
  8. Oy....i use to live in old town & commuted to...

    Oy....i use to live in old town & commuted to fairfax to work. yep....took off & worked somewhere in NC. oh and........then moved to NJ. but this will be the last move back to NC. i moved, i...
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    You know, I must admit that I hadn't read the...

    You know, I must admit that I hadn't read the article but felt obligated to respond in a general way. I must agree with some of our colleagues that it is in the best interest of the optician to...
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    In general I usually try and determine how much a...

    In general I usually try and determine how much a pt. uses his or her near vs. distance vision. From there I can determine which PD to use to edge my PAL with. Of course there is more leeway with...
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    I myself have only encountered 1 patient who...

    I myself have only encountered 1 patient who required eyeglasses after the procedure. She only needed help for her night driving. I am curious as to how many post-lasik patients that anyone else...
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    Thanks Stephanie. I decided to skip that...

    Thanks Stephanie. I decided to skip that "business" venture.

    don A.
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    Yo Juan - hang in there bro. I know of four...

    Yo Juan - hang in there bro. I know of four other Opticians that is passionate about this trade. And I honestly believe that the next generation Opticians will have other passionate individuals who...
  14. Thread: hey

    by don A
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    Hey Diane - I'm from Matthews, North Carolina,...

    Hey Diane - I'm from Matthews, North Carolina, USA. I am a Licensed Optician. AAS degree in Opticianry 1987. I hold licenses in VA, NJ, & NC. Where are you from?? As for the licensing...
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    Hey there Rich, I generally inform the...

    Hey there Rich,

    I generally inform the customer of the outcome - that the lenses will have unequal color and that it is in their best interest to invest in a new set all together. You can use any...
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    i too have two children who adores backstreet...

    i too have two children who adores backstreet boys but just like every overnight sensations they fade away in due time. brittney will fade away from the limelight in due time and so will her eyewear...
  17. Thread: hey

    by don A
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    hey folks - just wanna say hi to everyone around...

    hey folks - just wanna say hi to everyone around the globe. this are exciting times when one can communicate with fellow opticians from around the world!!

    from one optician to the rest.

    don A.
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    Hi Stephanie - no problem!! I am just glad that...

    Hi Stephanie - no problem!! I am just glad that someone is able to at help me out. I've tried the Better Business Bureau but they have no information about "Renaissance" company. I don't know if...
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    Hey Jill - it is best to get info from the state...

    Hey Jill - it is best to get info from the state that you will move to. Each state will have their own regulations but in general you do indeed have to provide documentation about your specific...
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    Stephanie, Thank you, I would truly appreciate...

    Stephanie,

    Thank you, I would truly appreciate that. I am apprehensive in joining this "Renaissance" group. I am having a tough time getting any information on this company's track record. Any...
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    I've recently been introduced to a home business...

    I've recently been introduced to a home business called "Renaissance - the tax people". It concerns tax exemptions that the ordinary "Joe" is allowed. :confused:

    Anyone out there familiar with...
  22. Thread: Access

    by don A
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    Waz ahhhhhhhhhhhp!!!! @ home. phone line. ...

    Waz ahhhhhhhhhhhp!!!!

    @ home.

    phone line.

    don A
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    Interested in attending review courses for state...

    Interested in attending review courses for state licensure exam in North Carolina. I am willing to travel to nearby States to take the seminar. Any information is welcome. Thanks in advance.
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