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    You need to know what spectrum the pen light is...

    You need to know what spectrum the pen light is emitting. Did you try testing a poly lens?
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    Good luck, we havenít even standardized...

    Good luck, we havenít even standardized prescriptions written with plus or minus cyl.
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    Those frames are made by honeywell now. Icare...

    Those frames are made by honeywell now. Icare labs sells them. + Reply to Thread
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    Our edger came with a Little Giant 6-CIA, and its...

    Our edger came with a Little Giant 6-CIA, and its been going strong since it was installed.
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    It explicitly states on the Crizal website to...

    It explicitly states on the Crizal website to rinse under warm running water and use mild dishwashing soap to clean the lenses, so it should not void your warranty. Take a screenshot off the website...
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    3m blue chip lens protectors on the backside of...

    3m blue chip lens protectors on the backside of the lens will avoid stains from the clamps, but I have always found those types of fog coatings to be more trouble than they are worth. They are too...
  7. Does your practice benefit from eyemed?

    Our states largest insurer is outsourcing their vision care to Eyemed next year, and we are more than likely not signing their new contract. I have reviewed their contract and really dont see how...
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    Maui Jim already switched to foldable cases last...

    Maui Jim already switched to foldable cases last year. They same pretty lousy for the cost of their frames and lenses.
  9. Hawaii's largest insurer is outsourcing their...

    Hawaii's largest insurer is outsourcing their vision plans to eyemed starting next year and we are not planning on participating. We have been doing fine without VSP, which is given to all state and...
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    Seems like rayban is incorporating more and more...

    Seems like rayban is incorporating more and more optician-unfriendly designs in their frames, like the carbon fiber temples that cannot be adjusted at all. I just return the problematic ones to our...
  11. I always use manual mode for PAL's and go off the...

    I always use manual mode for PAL's and go off the lens engravings. I NEVER use the inked lens markings, as they always seem to be crooked no matter which lab I get them from.
  12. We charge a small "Service fee" for warranties...

    We charge a small "Service fee" for warranties and it has definitely cut down on warranty abuse even though the fee is low. Just inform your patient of it at the time of purchase and definitely dont...
  13. There is nothing stopping that patient from...

    There is nothing stopping that patient from taking their valid RX elsewhere and buying as many contact lenses as they want. If they are already considering buying more contact lenses than they can...
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    Prism Segment Lens?

    Have a patient with the following RX, that we fitted for FT28:

    OD: +0.25-0.50x160 4.50BO 4.00BU
    OS: +0.50 sph 4.50BO 4.00 BD
    +2.25 Add

    He can see fine through the distance but he still...
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    I'm not sure about the ME1200, but our LEX1200...

    I'm not sure about the ME1200, but our LEX1200 has a 3/4" port on the back of the edger to attach a hose for their deodorizer. We ended up making a similar setup to what you are describing with a...
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    I've fit lenses in a frame like that before, I...

    I've fit lenses in a frame like that before, I just trace the demo lenses and cold insert.
  17. Dont you all love how there are boogiemen in...

    Dont you all love how there are boogiemen in every state that sit on peoples glasses in the middle of the night?
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    reading this thread makes me so glad we stopped...

    reading this thread makes me so glad we stopped accepting VSP. I cant see how in office edging wouldnt be profitable, unless you are not taking advantage of stock lenses, lacking volume or having...
  19. I just got a call from WVA lab 5 minutes ago and...

    I just got a call from WVA lab 5 minutes ago and our rep said they cant offer us any zeiss products anymore and all jobs must be ordered through a Zeiss lab. Sounds like this is the case for all...
  20. Thread: Trivex

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    I ordered two transitions trivex pal's from...

    I ordered two transitions trivex pal's from Icarelabs about two weeks ago and received them right away. They are affiliated with E
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    I did not have good experience with solidar. ...

    I did not have good experience with solidar. Shipping was $25 per job and they would charge the same amount for remakes that were due to their own error.
  22. Thread: New edger

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    +1 for pantyhose. Was recommended by our...

    +1 for pantyhose. Was recommended by our santinelli installer.
  23. I ended up reaching out to Marchon and they...

    I ended up reaching out to Marchon and they kindly sent me 20 pairs of pads, so I am set for the foreseeable future.
  24. Oh, I don’t struggle to mount lenses in false...

    Oh, I don’t struggle to mount lenses in false fronts anymore but back when I first started on an old AIT edger it was a pain! I just would like to see a frame designer have to work on some of the...
  25. Yep, I'd like to see a frame designer have to...

    Yep, I'd like to see a frame designer have to replace a crimp on nosepad or mount a cr39 lens into one of those stupid "False front" metal frames without chipping the temple edge. We need to...
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