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    No Deodorant is the key. If you close enough to...

    No Deodorant is the key. If you close enough to smell my armpits, you are to close!
  2. My work just last week took delivery of 500 rolls...

    My work just last week took delivery of 500 rolls of TP for our toilets here so we feel like we are rich.

    I will take a bag or 2 of rice thanks.

    Except i would need to have a 2 week "holiday"...
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    Next week we start a new method to try and limit...

    Next week we start a new method to try and limit exposure and remain open to serve our community (we are only Opticians within 100 miles of our location)

    We are starting A and B teams. Instead of...
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    I carry them here, wasn't a large mover in my...

    I carry them here, wasn't a large mover in my town. (price) Admitted we are in the middle of a 5 year drought and massive wildfires (Rural Australia)

    I have been thinking of returning them to...
  5. Thread: Fog id

    by azzathejunglist
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    The dreaded Zeiss "Shield" ... even on stock 1.5...

    The dreaded Zeiss "Shield" ... even on stock 1.5 / 1.6 Duravision it is on there, and usually placed right in optic center, slap bang where the Px cant help to notice. Had to send maybe 80 jobs back...
  6. I guess that explains myself with my emmetropic...

    I guess that explains myself with my emmetropic Rx with a mild add. I am a "special" cave troll :(
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    I personally hate fixing this type of hinge joint...

    I personally hate fixing this type of hinge joint but i do have a quick and easy way to get them to work. I normally put a drop of clear nail varnish on them to make it a bit sticky / tacky and then...
  8. As a general rule, All Maui Jim is Polarized. ...

    As a general rule, All Maui Jim is Polarized.

    The Bi-Gradient Lenses are mirrored top 1/3 and bottom 3rd.

    The Blue Hawaii lenses are all in Maui Brilliant are Blue Mirror (i assume that the...
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    In my practice we normally ask for a donation...

    In my practice we normally ask for a donation into the Donation tin. This is used for local charities in the area. Buying disadvantaged children school supplies etc etc.

    Each month we try a...
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    Well, you can...... 1 of the Optometrists in...

    Well, you can......

    1 of the Optometrists in the practice i am at does it alot, mainly uses room design. You need to modify both the distance and near add for it to work.

    Personally i HATE it...
  11. G'day from Mudgee Did live in Sydney working...

    G'day from Mudgee

    Did live in Sydney working in a grind lab for a few years while i did my Mechanics then Dispensing degree's, then worked in Newcastle for a few years.

    Been living in the...
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    Personally i put any Rx that comes in from...

    Personally i put any Rx that comes in from outside my shop in a trial frame.

    Seen to many specialists just put a patient on an Auto and tell them to get that made up somewhere.

    I hate remakes...
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    Been awhile myself since i have needed to do it,...

    Been awhile myself since i have needed to do it, but i used to remove the temple tip, cut say 10 mm from it, then with a blowtorch i would heat the hell out of the Ti where you need to bend it - let...
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    You tried Infinity 3d Maxima's ? ...

    You tried Infinity 3d Maxima's ?



    Personally best lenses i have worn, or prescribed. Easy - the Multicoats can be a little iffy tho

    Need accurate measurements - D-PD, Near-PD (mono), Panto,...
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    Hi Optiboarders..... thought i will give an...

    Hi Optiboarders.....


    thought i will give an update on this case.


    What i ended up doing was a week after my last post myself and the Paediatric Opthal went to the school to talk to the...
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    Nikon Progs

    Hi Optiboarders



    In a week i am starting a new job (yay me)


    I have extensive experience with Shamir, Zeiss, Hoya and Essi progs;
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    Thought i would say how i repair metal frames. ...

    Thought i would say how i repair metal frames.

    As Chris said above, it is a learned art and u need to know what you are doing.

    Before you start. Find out if the Px has tried to glue the frame...
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    Hi guys. Sorry for the slow reply to my...

    Hi guys.

    Sorry for the slow reply to my original post - I have been away from work for the past few days as i needed some serious time away from the office!


    1st off i have to say thankyou...
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    Refraction. Took awile to get it nailed down as...

    Refraction. Took awile to get it nailed down as yeah, my refractor head only goes to -8.00 cyl. Refract, trial frame, autorefract when wearing trial frame. Add more cyl into trial, and keep going....
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    An Ethical Problem

    Hi guys. Just thought i might share a little issue i am having at the moment with a patient that is giving me the worst headache.



    Patient comes in 2 weeks ago, 7 years old. Never had an eye...
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    Hi Dustin. As rbaker said i would be putting...

    Hi Dustin. As rbaker said i would be putting distance only into that pair of glasses. Putting a PAL in when talking with scopes and not looking through the optical center of the lens due to standing...
  22. My personal favourite is when i have a little old...

    My personal favourite is when i have a little old lady in her 90's come in with her deceased Husbands glasses that he purchased 15 years ago, that she wants to return, as he no longer requires them...
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    Hi from an Australian Optician :) Personally...

    Hi from an Australian Optician :)


    Personally i do this on 90% of the childrens glasses i make up. Reason being that the comfort level is higher to have the larger part of the pad lower on the...
  24. Thread: PDs

    by azzathejunglist
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    Here in Australia if the Patient askes we are...

    Here in Australia if the Patient askes we are required to give them a copy of the prescription. We are NOT required to give the patient a PD measurement as that is not actually a prescription - it is...
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    Important: Thought would share some of my little tips, some...

    Thought would share some of my little tips, some might have been covered previously but .... o well.



    When dispensing to Children, ask them their favourite colour initially. Then try and find...
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