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  1. DING DING DING! Chicken dinner over here. :D

    DING DING DING! Chicken dinner over here. :D
  2. We all know the public cannot in ANY way...

    We all know the public cannot in ANY way differentiate between bacteria, viruses, and proof vs resistant. Nor do they have any sense of degrees of efficacy. This should be fun! LOL
  3. VSP's latest white elephant: Anti-Bacterial AR?

    The VSP marketing department must be excruciatingly bored lately! :giggle:
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    I would think concentrated UV would be quite...

    I would think concentrated UV would be quite harmful to zyl frames, painted frames, and silicone nose pads as well. Not sure there's an easy answer, but harsh chemicals and UV baths don't seem to be...
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    Ugh. Dead again today. You guys too??

    Ugh.

    Dead again today. You guys too??
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    Look. The doc has specified a prescription with...

    Look. The doc has specified a prescription with a range of powers. Let's call it 5 to 1. You are smart enough to understand that in that range is a 3. The patient asks for a 3. Specifically asks...
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    I would view it as you gave the pt an exact power...

    I would view it as you gave the pt an exact power - within the range of the written SRx - and therefore, you haven't changed anything (as mentioned above). I'd like to see it argued otherwise in...
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    Doc, I think you lay it plain here. But is any...

    Doc, I think you lay it plain here. But is any of this really surprising? This wall's been written on since what - the early 90's? The wannabe "insurance" companies, make ACTUAL money-grubbing...
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    We've always been able to send Choice work to our...

    We've always been able to send Choice work to our private lab of choice...as well as in office finishing too??
  10. Thread: I'm in a fog

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    I believe Rain-X does the opposite - filling in...

    I believe Rain-X does the opposite - filling in micro pits in the surface, increasing the contact angle, and encouraging shedding of large drops of water. Fog-X (by the same company I believe) does...
  11. Thread: I'm in a fog

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    Dark Po-TAY-to magic says I!

    Dark Po-TAY-to magic says I!
  12. Thread: I'm in a fog

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    Also heard rubbing a cut potato on the surface...

    Also heard rubbing a cut potato on the surface does the same thing (polished clean afterwards of course). *shrug*
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    Here is the final word: NEVER EVER GO OUTSIDE....

    Here is the final word:

    NEVER EVER GO OUTSIDE. EVER!

    Because if you do, the naturally occuring sunlight on a typical pleasant day (which is orders of magnitude far more intense than any man...
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    We got one too. They need to do some SERIOUS...

    We got one too. They need to do some SERIOUS house cleaning in their marketing and bus. development departments.
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    Thanks very much!

    Thanks very much!
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    In short, any provider, lab, or patient who uses...

    In short, any provider, lab, or patient who uses insurance automatically agrees to pay the salaries of every employee, all the way up to the millions for their CEO et al, by way of reduced income to...
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    We had them a couple years ago. Nicely made, big...

    We had them a couple years ago. Nicely made, big boxy styles that people seem to like. Expensive (for our neighborhood anyway). I own one. Like the look, but don't wear often as they're heavy,...
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    It works in refracting telescopes, and some...

    It works in refracting telescopes, and some camera lens types - but I don't believe the tolerances required hold up to offer any real optical advantage with spectacle lenses, and mobile human...
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    IF Abbe alone were the end all - be all of lens...

    IF Abbe alone were the end all - be all of lens design, every patient would still be wearing glass. Which of course, STILL exhibits CA as well. Just to a slightly lesser degree. Poly is no miracle...
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    In a perfect nutshell - THIS! ^^^^^ Well...

    In a perfect nutshell - THIS! ^^^^^

    Well stated 24/7
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    Again, the scenario is impossible, with properly...

    Again, the scenario is impossible, with properly fit lenses. If you're fitting high Rxs in poly, then sure, you get everything you deserve when the patient's wrath comes down. But the reality is...
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    Doc, aren't you already doing packages? Send me...

    Doc, aren't you already doing packages? Send me a note off list sometime if you want to chat.
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    The reality is simply this: The VAST majority of...

    The reality is simply this: The VAST majority of patients can't tell ANY difference WHATSOEVER between the optics of poly or Trivex, or even CR-39, when even remotely competently fit in appropriate...
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    And by extension - physics and basic math equally...

    And by extension - physics and basic math equally shows that Trivex is optically "superior" in a totally insignificant way as well.

    :giggle:

    PPG must have given free packets of Kool-Aid with...
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    The sheer amount of fear-mongering and...

    The sheer amount of fear-mongering and misunderstood facts about poly, and CA in this thread are laughable! But keep on pushing that trivex folks. PPG thanks you from the bottom of their pocket...
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