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    Interested!

    Interested!
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    Poll: Thank you again, Warren, for posting your...

    Thank you again, Warren, for posting your thoughts.

    Opticians love their ignorance.

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  3. Sure, John! I’ve been waiting for you to ask....

    Sure, John!

    I’ve been waiting for you to ask.

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    Readers are found to be fine and adequate by the...

    Readers are found to be fine and adequate by the public primarily because human vision is “squishy.”
  5. I try to make better glasses all the time. But...

    I try to make better glasses all the time.

    But I always deliver a better Total Eyewear Experience.

    Lots of discussion—all the time—about the eyewear product. If you keep thinking this way,...
  6. Absolutely!

    Absolutely!
  7. ​b

    ​b
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    Yes, quite a bit. The bushings are BLS 63. The...

    Yes, quite a bit. The bushings are BLS 63. The lityle silicone bumper on the outside of the demo lens is not reused or necessary

    Barry
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    That is failing a lab standard. Not failing to...

    That is failing a lab standard.
    Not failing to satisfy a wearer.

    Q: What counts in importance more?

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  10. The oblique incidence

    The oblique incidence
  11. First you consider the Rx Next you consider how...

    First you consider the Rx
    Next you consider how “stiff” the rimless frame attachment points are.
    Next you consider the handling habits of the wearer, if know.
    Then choose the lowest index that...
  12. It’s good to know theory precisely. But do not...

    It’s good to know theory precisely.
    But do not feel the urge to apply that newfound precision to the real world of people and vision.
    It can end up being a lot of unneeded energy

    Barry
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    Poll: Disagree with this. Opticians should be able to...

    Disagree with this. Opticians should be able to refract and also perform bV testing. But training and education should be made available.

    And the public must be taught the value of a periodic,...
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    Stronger hyperopic presbyopes are very sensitive...

    Stronger hyperopic presbyopes are very sensitive and aware of the effects of low abbé.

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    Simple: When they ask for the Rx, they’re...

    Simple:

    When they ask for the Rx, they’re transitioning to the world of eyewear...my world.

    Think like an optician at this point. Not an OD.

    You’re welcome.

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    I stock: Essilor AR poly (EAAR) Essilor poly...

    I stock:
    Essilor AR poly (EAAR)
    Essilor poly (EAA)
    Hoya Phoenix EX3 (trivex)
    Zeiss Duravision Blu Protect (Poly version)

    I order surfaced:
    Poly
    Trivex
    1.60
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    I agree poly has improved over the decades. But...

    I agree poly has improved over the decades.
    But CR39 has not. In fact, its quality has decreased to the point that I will not use it unless I absolutely have to.

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    indeed. Now the question is just what does the...

    indeed. Now the question is just what does the higher standard protect the public from?
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    Hmmm. Just what was ordered? Too many false...

    Hmmm. Just what was ordered? Too many false negatives possible in the current Rx format.

    B
  20. In many ways, very. B

    In many ways, very.

    B
  21. Two words:Pupil sampling

    Two words:Pupil sampling
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    All these are manufacturing/lab standards, not...

    All these are manufacturing/lab standards, not dispensing standards.

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  23. Base curve is perceptual, therefore part of...

    Base curve is perceptual, therefore part of comfort.

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  24. Q: What exactly is the “wrong” axis? ...

    Q: What exactly is the “wrong” axis?

    Discussion.
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    In today’s age of heightened sensitivities, this...

    In today’s age of heightened sensitivities, this may be too tribal.

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