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  1. Thread: Paying OD

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    And Steve prefers Optiboard to be the Dragnet's...

    And Steve prefers Optiboard to be the Dragnet's Joe Friday of the three O's sites.

    "Just the facts Ma'am/Sir."

    You have to read it to get the corny ware (Corningware- get it;) pun but I think...
  2. Thread: Help!!!

    by Uncle Fester
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    Ziggly Stardust playing guitar left handed.

    Ziggly Stardust playing guitar left handed.
  3. Thread: Paying OD

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    Read this thread and get a lawyers blessing for...

    Read this thread and get a lawyers blessing for ambiguous Massachusetts requirements:
    ...
  4. Thread: Help!!!

    by Uncle Fester
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    Welcome to Optiboard! This may help from a...

    Welcome to Optiboard!

    This may help from a long ago post by the late great Chris Ryser found using the search box. Post #3
    ...
  5. I'll defer to the Selection Committee as I...

    I'll defer to the Selection Committee as I believe Dom DiMaggio and Dave Concepcion belong in Copperstown. :smile:
  6. The thread name seems lacking for a Hall of Fame...

    The thread name seems lacking for a Hall of Fame thread.
    While the original thread name will appear any suggestions for a short but succinct line or two of what this discussion is talking about...
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    Enlightenment from an expert~ Thanks!!!

    Enlightenment from an expert~ Thanks!!!
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    "Am I remembering correctly from opticians school...

    "Am I remembering correctly from opticians school when we learned plus cyls were written by doc's because early glass spectacle lenses always had the cyl generated on the convex ("plus") side of...
  9. I too put on the glasses and usually see the...

    I too put on the glasses and usually see the complaint which makes it easy to know I need to fix the problem.

    That said, when I can not see the problem it lets me open a discussion with the...
  10. This is really a corruption of Ryser's Rule. ...

    This is really a corruption of Ryser's Rule.

    "The success of any Freeforms optical performance of a lens is directly proportional to the desire of the patient to see their best and knowledge of...
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    Essilor just announced they now allow it for VSP....

    Essilor just announced they now allow it for VSP.

    "Transition XtraActive Polarized" SV/MF/PAL whichever is applicable
    Choice $75
    Signature $70
    Polar charge + XtraActive (New Gen) whichever is...
  12. To give opticians like my wife sarcoidosis? ...

    To give opticians like my wife sarcoidosis?

    Always wear a mask when edging poly.



    https://www.webmd.com/lung/arthritis-sarcoidosis
  13. It looks like they may be capping the...

    It looks like they may be capping the reimbursement cost on some plans.

    I had an order yesterday where the lenses previously charged were about $325 and the AR $132 after discount so we made some...
  14. "They asked the right question: what improvement,...

    "They asked the right question: what improvement, if any, can I expect? I'd like to be able to get more specific than "Not a ton, but probably some."

    My reply to this...
  15. Scroll down on the home page for an interesting...

    Scroll down on the home page for an interesting video.

    Hand made luxury frames from Japan:

    https://www.matsuda.com/collections/optical
  16. "With frames I find it's allowance first then...

    "With frames I find it's allowance first then discount."
    I should add you always add the co pay (if any) last.

    For the curious and fortunate enough not to work with Eye Dread here's an example of...
  17. With frames I find it's allowance first then...

    With frames I find it's allowance first then discount. With lenses it's discount first then allowance. The wording for the algorithm is ambiguous.
    Most times my numbers match.

    My problem was the...
  18. Eye Med Consecrates (WACK!) the sacred bond...again!!!

    Ah the joys of Eye Med!

    Seeing benefits authorizations with a $200 allowance with 30% off the balance that seem straight forward enough but after processing are a significantly less charge.
    ...
  19. If they are fitted right I don't see why they...

    If they are fitted right I don't see why they need to wobble.

    I consider how the pad sits and pre-adjust before recommending the frame when I sell Ovvo and Silhouette.

    It's much like a frame...
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    Maybe 20+ years ago Younger had a multi color...

    Maybe 20+ years ago Younger had a multi color disc sample of different colors and I remember a retinitis pigmentosa patient hold it up to one eye and he was over the moon giddy over his visions...
  21. I always like to follow the money when dealing...

    I always like to follow the money when dealing with state governments.

    How many licensed opticians are there in Ohio paying how much a year and where do the funds go. General revenue?

    That...
  22. It is always covered and used a couple times a...

    It is always covered and used a couple times a week. Tip is fine and I haven't calibrated it in years---So that's my next step! DOH!!!

    It doesn't slide as easy as the past but it's far sticking....
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    It's all in the initial discussion. Explain...

    It's all in the initial discussion.

    Explain that they are going for a budget lens who's design they may or may not adjust too. If you are using Comforts and Physio's in straight forward rx's tell...
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    Wow! I haven't goggled the name but just his...

    Wow! I haven't goggled the name but just his sites and shop and thought it might be covid related. Obviously not!
    That answers that.
    What a shame for someone I admired as I thought his work was...
  25. Optronics 4/T tracer slipping...any suggestions???

    Have an older 4/T Optronics tracer we've reliably used for years that suddenly doesn't want to trace without the stylus slipping from the bezel.

    Any one know what's wrong and how to fix it?
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