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    Poll: We use them all. I feel like they all more or...

    We use them all. I feel like they all more or less do the exact thing. I feel like people working in optical can tell a difference usually, but as far as giving them to my patients, I don't think...
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    This is one place that does consulting....

    This is one place that does consulting. https://www.cleinman.com/ I know a few doctors that are in his peer groups that seem to like him. Other than that, I don't know much about what it cost. You...
  3. Thread: WP Halo Mirror

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    Mirror coats help block light. A lot of times you...

    Mirror coats help block light. A lot of times you will see mirror coating on stuff for snow sports, alpine climbing, snow boarding. It helps bring down light transmission. For example Oakley Black...
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    Sensity is HOYA brand while Sunsync is a VSP...

    Sensity is HOYA brand while Sunsync is a VSP brand. I had a patient who wanted extra dark and I used the sensity dark we had to end up redoing them because they got too dark. My feeling is that they...
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    Agree with Quig. This looks like a disaster...

    Agree with Quig. This looks like a disaster waiting to happen. I would just tell the patient that your sorry but that's not something you can do. I'm not aware of a bridge for a drill mount with a 28...
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    Quick question Pete, what is required to become a...

    Quick question Pete, what is required to become a CE speaker? I'm on the "younger" side, but I feel like most younger people these days are just kind of lazy and it's probably not something most...
  8. Sorry to hear about your loss. That is really...

    Sorry to hear about your loss. That is really frustrating. I'll let some of the shops that I know down there to keep an eye out or beef up their security.
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    I know Shamir and Hoya make an office lens. We...

    I know Shamir and Hoya make an office lens. We use to use the Hoya TACT occasionally and it was an okay lens. They have 3 new computer lens, ID screen, zoom and space. I've put only like 4 or 5...
  10. Thread: need to vent

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    As much as I hate Hoya Safety, from the sound of...

    As much as I hate Hoya Safety, from the sound of it it's better than Davis
  11. Legislation targets contact lens prescription verification shortcomings

    Well I don't ever read too much as things like this in congress, so that's good. It may not solve the issues 100% but at least they are talking about it.
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  12. Thread: Help please

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    She is complaining that the clarity OD is not...

    She is complaining that the clarity OD is not very good. OS seems to be ok. This was a previous problem. She wore a pair for awhile, but had a similar issue OD that ended up causing bad headaches....
  13. Thread: Help please

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    I lied, didn't end up working, boo:cry:

    I lied, didn't end up working, boo:cry:
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    Well the v2744 is for transitions and the v2762...

    Well the v2744 is for transitions and the v2762 is for polarization. Since the Vantage is polarized, you would actually bill it with both codes if your sending it to insurance. I guess it's just a...
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    I mean a few things that your probably going to...

    I mean a few things that your probably going to need regardless of your clientele, lensmeter, tools for frame adjustment, frame warmer. As far as ordering going, I would imagine you will have to set...
  16. Thread: Help please

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    Ended up doing OD -10.25 -2.50 019 +2.25 ...

    Ended up doing
    OD -10.25 -2.50 019 +2.25 6BD 25.5 pd
    OS -12.00 -2.25 163 +2.25 6BU 27 pd
    HOYA Array VL 1.67 seg 17

    The patient picked them up and seemed to enjoy the new lens....
  17. Thread: Help please

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    Thanks for all the help. Unfortunately I had the...

    Thanks for all the help. Unfortunately I had the day off yesterday when she came in for her RX check and once again I didn't get to help her, I've only dealt with her at dispense. I will keep...
  18. Thread: Help please

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    Help please

    Have a 55 year old female. Old Rx from 2017 is
    OD: -9.75 -2.50 019 +2.25 6BD
    OS: -12.75 -2.25 163 +2.25 6BU
    Has a pd of 24.5/26.5. Her old frame is a 48 eye,15 bridge with...
  19. Thread: Lab/lenses

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    We don't do eyemed or spectra (I'm assuming you...

    We don't do eyemed or spectra (I'm assuming you mean spectera). We do see alot of VSP though. VSP breaks down the lens and enhancements when you pull up an authorization. You don't need to figure out...
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    This is a little of a tangent, I just heard that...

    This is a little of a tangent, I just heard that Eyemed has approved HOYA lens for use. We don't do Eyemed, so just curious if this is true.
  21. Thread: Essilor vs. Hoya

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    I would probably say that the amplitude is on par...

    I would probably say that the amplitude is on par with the Essilor Ovation lens. Maybe a slight level below the Comfort 2. It's somewhere around there. I noticed this week that the Lifestyle 3 is out...
  22. Thread: Tint dyes

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    Tint dyes

    For those that tint, what brand of tint does everyone use. We have some dynamic colors in the back, but I've had nothing but issues with the colors coming out different. I'm wondering if my tints are...
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    Better solution for poly, just don't use it. Go...

    Better solution for poly, just don't use it. Go with Trivex if you want an impact lens. No prop 65 to deal with until they determine that trivex causes cancer.
  24. Thread: Theory question

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    I feel like an optometrist would know this answer.

    I feel like an optometrist would know this answer.
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    I agree with GAgirl. Since the trend where I live...

    I agree with GAgirl. Since the trend where I live is all about the big zyl frames now, especially with a higher RX, I always specify OC. The higher the RX with pd's off can cause induced prism. "A...
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