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  1. Don't knock Ovation........ we're still winning...

    Don't knock Ovation........ we're still winning hands down ...... when patients walk out of the door with this lens and you don't see them for 2 - 3 years when they return requesting the same again,...
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    Slab off for PAL user

    Hi Guys,

    I've been a bit quiet recently... nice to be back.

    Over the years we've done dozens of these in every material possible and they work 99% of the time.... and we've found it only...
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    Franklin Bifos

    Hi Rob,

    Yes, I'm still in the market for Franklins even though I'm semi retired.... and they are still laboriously made by hand from 4 individual s/v lenses... I've even done Trifocals....

    If...
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    Shalom Mike / Ilan The Opticampus lens...

    Shalom Mike / Ilan

    The Opticampus lens thickness calculator is so helpful, I have been using it for years! BUT it only gives you thicknesses for S/V lenses and you can get an approximate answer...
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    So, three and a half years later, I have to...

    So, three and a half years later, I have to resurrect this thread to bring you up to date. There have been changes to this Pt's Rx over the time, more minus and more prism, but just a couple of...
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    Kappa Problems

    Sorry to resurrect this thread. We took delivery a couple of months ago of a new Kappa CTD with all the toys attached, drill, bar-code scanner etc.

    Even though it appears to be an easy machine to...
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    When I lived in the UK I sold literally tens of...

    When I lived in the UK I sold literally tens of thousands of these original UK Optical NHS designs through my wholesale company. The 722 half-eye and 422 panto were made from GF material and I'm...
  8. Greg, the photocopy came out too weak to fax......

    Greg, the photocopy came out too weak to fax... there are several pages.

    I think it's best to scan it...... so please pm me your email and I'll send as attachments to an email

    Later

    Clive
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    Of course CPF are still available.... very much...

    Of course CPF are still available.... very much so.... we import them from France into Israel.

    Yes, they're expensive, they are Corning Photochromic Filters and they work... you should see the...
  10. Greg, I'm at home right now.... I'll check out...

    Greg, I'm at home right now.... I'll check out the manuel tomorrow and photocopy the page on grooves and depths etc.
  11. Hi Greg I too have recently bought this Kappa...

    Hi Greg

    I too have recently bought this Kappa with all the bells, whistles, drills and bar-codes.

    There's quite a learning curve.

    I'm no idiot to glazing, but have sat and read the book for...
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    Franklin Trifos

    Hi Kyle

    Over the years I've made a lot of Franklins including a few Trifos, what I normally do is have a FT 35 Bifo made (Distance and Intermediate) then cut the NV lens under the Int. as an...
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    About 10 years ago our lab technician left, he...

    About 10 years ago our lab technician left, he had been good and we replaced him with a guy who had been working in a chain mulitple for 5 years.

    He was disastrous, never mind the mistakes and...
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    We've been down this road a few times... here's...

    We've been down this road a few times... here's more old information.

    http://www.optiboard.com/forums/showthread.php?t=417
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    Harry, I've been supplying and fitting CPFs for...

    Harry, I've been supplying and fitting CPFs for over 15 years, and there just isn't any substitute. I can and have tinted what I consider to be exact colour replicas in CR39, but as far as the Pt...
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    Hey Chip..... For many years I've been...

    Hey Chip.....

    For many years I've been 'doctoring' these cable sides, they usually are too long... the beauty is that the rubber/plastic covers can cover up any solder repair you do.

    To shorten...
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    Optiboard for me is a 'Way of Life' Whenever I...

    Optiboard for me is a 'Way of Life' Whenever I get to the computer, after downloading the emails, it's straight onto 'our board'

    I am guilty of not posting enough after what seems like 10 years...
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    Hi Sean, Let's bring you up to date, but...

    Hi Sean,

    Let's bring you up to date, but first, thanks for the advice.

    I did what you suggested above and as I finished the alterations, there started an enormous storm outside, thunder and...
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    We've been a fan of the Zeiss Gold AR for many...

    We've been a fan of the Zeiss Gold AR for many years, and have had patients return the blue/green AR in favour of gold... Why?

    They all say the lenses stay cleaner and less smudgy
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    I'm using Zone Alarm Pro .... and I bought it!!!

    I'm using Zone Alarm Pro .... and I bought it!!!
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    Thanks Sean, I tried this, but everything was...

    Thanks Sean, I tried this, but everything was aleady activated, I'm now wondering if it's my new Firewall that I installed about a month ago.

    I've noticed that there are many other internet...
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    No Picture

    I've recently replied to a thread, 'Clinical Case #1'

    I've noticed in the answers that have followed, that many have made reference to a picture that was posted.

    I've noticed this several times...
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    With this Rx I would guess that tha Pt has worn...

    With this Rx I would guess that tha Pt has worn glasses before.

    I would ask to see how his old specs sit, they are probably slipping down his nose and he is looking through a point about 10mm...
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    Yes Darryl, you're correct, I did fit them about...

    Yes Darryl, you're correct, I did fit them about 1mm below pupil centre, the add remains the same (+3.00)

    Interesting to note that the corridor is only 2mm less than 'TOP'
    I hear what you say,...
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    I'm now 4 days into my GT2 Transitions. The...

    I'm now 4 days into my GT2 Transitions.

    The Distance is just amazing, as I said in my last post, just like S/V edge to edge.

    The near is as good as the old Gradal Top, but I'm having slight...
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