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    You are, of course, free to dispense as you see...

    You are, of course, free to dispense as you see fit. *shrug* None of us are impacted by what you chose to dispense to patients of course. The larger discussion here is the continued misinformation...
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    Interesting. I've literally never had an...

    Interesting. I've literally never had an argumentative patient when taking a quick moment to properly educate them about actual science vs marketing and perceptions. I'd hate working in any...
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    ^^This. It's a sad state when it needs to be...

    ^^This.

    It's a sad state when it needs to be explained why on these boards.
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    There may indeed be bright individuals in the...

    There may indeed be bright individuals in the industry, and they may also be either willingly or required to toe the company marketing department line about "dangerous" light. All without any actual...
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    The power of truly awful marketing devoid of any...

    The power of truly awful marketing devoid of any actual science whatsoever.
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    PDs will often be off by varying degrees. OCs...

    PDs will often be off by varying degrees.
    OCs will be off 100% of the time - usually egregiously so.
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    The "damage from the computer screen" is the...

    The "damage from the computer screen" is the worst part of the lie that needs to be once and for all killed dead. And that is what 99% of the inquiries come from. As for the AR style lenses...
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    That sort of behavior by certain elements of our...

    That sort of behavior by certain elements of our industry is precisely what got us where we are. Its been a constant move away from solid science, medicine, and quality, towards strictly superficial...
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    Two things will ALWAYS baffle me about patients -...

    Two things will ALWAYS baffle me about patients - doubly so after they've been given full and proper information: Those who still purchase "blue blocking" snake oil, and those who still refuse any...
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    Trivex availability is still 50/50 for us as...

    Trivex availability is still 50/50 for us as well. Even SV and PALS are hit and miss. *shrug*
  11. Zeiss 750i Visual Field Analyzer - won't boot up??

    Our ancient Zeiss Humphrey field machine (750i Model) decided yesterday to power on, but not to boot up. We're stuck on the blank "startup" prompt with the spinning disc. But it won't move past...
  12. Gonna be every bit as popular as Transitions...

    Gonna be every bit as popular as Transitions SPLITZ. Mark my words! LOOK OUT WORLD! LOLZ
  13. Thread: Yellowstone

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    I believe I managed to get the image links fixed....

    I believe I managed to get the image links fixed. They should show up again now!
  14. Thread: Yellowstone

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    Yellowstone

    A very nice few days were spent up in Yellowstone over the Labor Day weekend. Found this fine looking fellow not far off the side of the road. (Of note to this group, check out the gaping, antler...
  15. That's a great opportunity to educate your pt on...

    That's a great opportunity to educate your pt on why lenses that are too dark are not desirable. There's a very good reason the vast and overwhelming majority of sun lenses (Rx or plano) dispensed...
  16. Thread: Nylon lenses?

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    Nylon - when you don't give any form of a crap...

    Nylon - when you don't give any form of a crap WHATSOEVER about optics, and just want your magic sunglasses to "last forever" instead. :wink::giggle:
  17. Wow. That fool managed to get things wrong that...

    Wow. That fool managed to get things wrong that even a kindergartner knows. It's kind of frightening the mount of deception he employs in his "review" there. I can't wait to see how he justifies...
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    There is literally no scientifically fact based...

    There is literally no scientifically fact based reason NOT to vaccinate AND wear masks at all times in public.

    N-O-N-E.

    It really is that simple folks. Thankfully, many of us get that, and...
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    Thanks Buddy! Was thinking of you actually,...

    Thanks Buddy! Was thinking of you actually, while I was out there, camera humming away. :) Hope all continues to be well in your world.



    Thanks, I appreciate that! Had fun shooting this...
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    Perseid Meteor rain

    About an hour's worth of exposure during the peak of the shower, Aug 12th. Most of the meteors were quite small (with a few bright streak...ALWAYS just out of the frame of course!) so they have...
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    No. Same is true with ANY managed care plan. ...

    No.

    Same is true with ANY managed care plan. They're in it for themselves alone - screw the patient, and screw you. It's a pretty simple business model they all follow really.

    But - OD's...
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    Mandating the vaccine makes good business sense,...

    Mandating the vaccine makes good business sense, and is the only correct choice for public health - because we remain in a continually varying global pandemic. To date, about 4 and a half million...
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    No idea what he drives - but this is Utah after...

    No idea what he drives - but this is Utah after all, so a pickem up truck is a high probability by default. :) He certainly didn't come off as overly persnickity, so I'm hoping that plays to our...
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    Quickie PAL opinions?

    Pt: Male, 51 y.o., has tried PALS in the past, but didn't love, and is used to no SRx @dist. Heavy computer use, with a wide working area. He is very lightly amblyopic OS

    +1.25 -0.50 085
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    I knew it was slowly being phased out in the more...

    I knew it was slowly being phased out in the more esoteric materials, but was under the impression that, like say Image, Comfort, and Natural, it would likely be available in at least CR and poly for...
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