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    An old but still relevant thread. Does this...

    An old but still relevant thread.

    Does this rise to warrant Hall of Fame status?

    Note post #16 from the late Chris Ryser:
    ...
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    When this has happened to me I heat just the...

    When this has happened to me I heat just the titanium bridge piece, flex it back to level and then while holding it in shape run it under cold water. Seems to fix it.

    I'm real old school and use a...
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    fwiw- The shop I worked at in the later 70's had...

    fwiw-
    The shop I worked at in the later 70's had us and several others test the new cr-39 lenses as Polaroid Corp. was based nearby. When they first got introduced they almost all delaminated after...
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    To be clear- leave 15mm to the top of the edged...

    To be clear- leave 15mm to the top of the edged lens.
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    Luddites of the worls unite!!!

    Never underestimate our ability to screw up something requiring basic reading and/or computer comprehension skills.

    If you can keep a secret- I've been known to help the NSA when they give me a...
  6. Robert- You, drk and several other Guru's here...

    Robert- You, drk and several other Guru's here could fall from the peak of Everest, losing knowledge all the way down, to equal mine in the valley below. :wink:
  7. From the Hall of Fame- Post #5: ...

    From the Hall of Fame-

    Post #5:

    https://www.optiboard.com/forums/showthread.php/71897-I-think-Zeiss-is-now-in-a-very-good-position-for-a-change
  8. fwiw- Post #14 restarted this old thread. The...

    fwiw- Post #14 restarted this old thread.

    The advice is still valid from the original post.
  9. I've never dealt with one but I would lean toward...

    I've never dealt with one but I would lean toward edging them like the old Zyloware nylon Invisible.

    Undercut it a half millimeter or so for a no stress insertion- then slip a little plastic lens...
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    You might want to hold a trial base up prism to...

    You might want to hold a trial base up prism to the right(?) eye of an existing pair of progressives- or get a Fresnel for them to trial.

    They may be using them monocularly and the slab prism will...
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    With a +2.50 add if this is a FT conversion to a...

    With a +2.50 add if this is a FT conversion to a first time progressive.....

    JUST DON"T DO IT! :eek:

    If you must- charge big, big bucks (I'd be in the $1,000 range) and put them in the best...
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    I found a sacrificial chicken also worked. ...

    I found a sacrificial chicken also worked.

    Cacciatore for dinner!
  13. You are correct. The add would be the...

    You are correct.

    The add would be the difference between the +2.25 and +1.50.
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    You need her to bring in the glasses so you can...

    You need her to bring in the glasses so you can look at them.

    The issue should be visible to you.
  15. Put her back in the old design.

    Put her back in the old design.
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    I like to tell patients that generally speaking...

    I like to tell patients that generally speaking we've got a choice of three zones-

    Distance
    Intermediate
    Near

    Pick the one or two you want because you can't get all three*.

    The Auto...
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    Some really, really early ides on contacts!: ...

    Some really, really early ides on contacts!:


    https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2015/07/28/the-evolution-of-contact-lenses-from-da-vinci-to-electronic-lenses/id=5848
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    Just do not complain about anything!

    Just do not complain about anything!
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    Ryser's Rule is in play. *Ryser's Rule- The...

    Ryser's Rule is in play.

    *Ryser's Rule- The success of a progressive is directly proportional to the motivation of the patient to wear progressives.
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    Metro West Massachusetts Optician

    Licensed optician wanted for permanent P/T position potentially leading to a full time opportunity in Massachusetts Metro West.

    Fax resume to 978-263-7319
  21. These lenses: ...

    These lenses:

    https://www.rodenstock.com/uk/en/index.html
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    "Thanks for the link! And, my gawd, look at that...

    "Thanks for the link! And, my gawd, look at that guy climbing into that turret. Nuts. We've gotten so damn soft... They don't call them the 'Greatest Generation' for no reason."

    The pic shows...
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    "And, I sat and listened. It is, without a doubt...

    "And, I sat and listened. It is, without a doubt THE HIGHLIGHT of this pandemic mess. He grew up during and lived through the Great Depression and joined the Air Force to become a Ball-turret...
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    Knock wood so far so good. Everyone needs to...

    Knock wood so far so good.

    Everyone needs to remember the Techsheild Elite Anti-Bacterial is to make sure we are using a VSP AR to get maximum reimbursement.

    That it may do some voodoo to kill...
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    I do not see that on the VSP online web site. ...

    I do not see that on the VSP online web site.

    Until I see it there I'm still working under the assumption that it starts Sept. 1st.

    If true it really pulls the rug out from under me anyway as...
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