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    Too many people in this world ain't takin' the...

    Too many people in this world ain't takin' the right dose of their medications.
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    I had a new pt. one time say to me, "You have the...

    I had a new pt. one time say to me, "You have the most beautiful dog." Needless to say I was confused. She was my mail carrier and had read my home address off of my license posted on the wall. A...
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    I'm don't know about NY, but in CT it is fairly...

    I'm don't know about NY, but in CT it is fairly easy to look up a personal professional license information in numerous professions. Also in CT it is a requirement that your optician's license be in...
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    When they were fairly new, we had an MD in the...

    When they were fairly new, we had an MD in the area that though his autorefractor was the "hand of God" coming down, tapping the pt. on the head and handing them an Rx. "But that's what the...
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    I think I still have a Grolman Fitting Device if...

    I think I still have a Grolman Fitting Device if anyone wants to fit AO Ultravue lenses.
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    Southeastern CT, near New London. But I do get...

    Southeastern CT, near New London. But I do get up to the Manchester area once or twice a month.
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    Very nice.

    Very nice.
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    We had a sales rep bring one of those in to...

    We had a sales rep bring one of those in to demonstrate to the MD's how much safer her lenses were vs the inferior lenses that I was using. She asked me for a sample lens from our inventory. After...
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    Saw that once at AO. The tech that did it...

    Saw that once at AO. The tech that did it insisted that it was a glass lens. Unfortunately for her the job tray was white (plastic lenses) not grey (glass lenses) and the other lens in the tray was...
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    After I unsaddled my horse Tillyer that I rode in...

    After I unsaddled my horse Tillyer that I rode in on.:smug: (Bonus points for those who get the horse name reference.)

    Yes we did. Edge. Safety bevel. Heat treat. Ck for a good Maltese...
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    Good idea except the glass edger, heat treater,...

    Good idea except the glass edger, heat treater, and drop ball tester went on a dump run last year. For the younger members of the audience, a drop ball tester is what we tossed our coat on when we...
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    Use for glass lenses

    I have five drawers of crown glass lenses. Any suggestions for them other than throwing them in the recycling? My only thought is that they might be of use to a glass blower. I suspect the two...
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    My mother was an RN many, many years ago and said...

    My mother was an RN many, many years ago and said they always called rubbing alcohol for sterilization "holy water". Put it on something and then pray that it worked.

    With any of these...
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    You would be insane not to. I found the...

    You would be insane not to.

    I found the rates to be reasonable. Unlike a pharmacist we seldom kill patients with an error.
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    Got to believe it applies to any industry.

    Got to believe it applies to any industry.
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    I've often said that I remember details of 50% of...

    I've often said that I remember details of 50% of the patients with whom I interact. The 50% I don't remember came and went with nothing remarkable to recall. 40% I remember because they were a...
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    Just curious. What is the cost of a subscription...

    Just curious. What is the cost of a subscription these days? I thought it was outrageous when I dropped it years ago.
  18. While visiting our daughter in York, PA we took a...

    While visiting our daughter in York, PA we took a factory tour of George's Furniture in Lancaster County on a whim. The quality was far better than anything we had seen in any of the big name...
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    Poll: I was working in an ophthalmology practice and...

    I was working in an ophthalmology practice and one of the MD's flipped out when he found out he had to re-certify on CPR every year but I, as an EMT, re-certified every three years. I didn't bother...
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    Beat me to it.

    Beat me to it.
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    Years and years ago, I saw a pupilometer that had...

    Years and years ago, I saw a pupilometer that had a small pivoting piece on the bottom. When I asked about it, I was told that it came from the factory with a plastic shield that provided a barrier...
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    I did a few years with National Vision (in a...

    I did a few years with National Vision (in a Walmart location). Then the parole board met and I was released. Did I enjoy it? Not really. I liked the people I worked with, but we all hated the...
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    On a similar note: I was a firefighter/EMT for...

    On a similar note: I was a firefighter/EMT for may years. We often were dispatched to an accident with "possible injuries". Waited for years for an accident with "impossible injuries"?
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    14156Hilco Xmas promotions from the 80's. I...

    14156Hilco Xmas promotions from the 80's. I used to buy them sight unseen. The little ones moved until the music started to drive us crazy and we took the batteries out.
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    I worked at AO on Market St. in Hartford, CT. ...

    I worked at AO on Market St. in Hartford, CT. We always liked you guys.
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