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    Yup. That bottle will treat 100 pairs, though. ...

    Yup. That bottle will treat 100 pairs, though. Just make sure to let it dry completely. Some of our slippage issues come from incomplete curing. At 350+ pairs and 50% ARs, my staff get a little...
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    Welcome to my world. All of the ARs that we...

    Welcome to my world.
    All of the ARs that we produce have this ultraslick coating. I have a pair that I made 6 months ago, and the Staedtler pen still wipes off without any chemicals! And no, I...
  3. Yes. Imagine applying Vertex calculations, tilt...

    Yes. Imagine applying Vertex calculations, tilt calculations and panoramic angle calculations, along with the index of refraction, and apply those to the prescribed RX, and you will see the change...
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    Good point. The drill position will need to be...

    Good point. The drill position will need to be carefully selected and executed. However, laser welding pad arms would be an good option. This all depends on how much the patient is willing to
    pay...
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    If the ET is 2mm, Chemistrie bridge can work. Use...

    If the ET is 2mm, Chemistrie bridge can work. Use a 1.4 hard fitting.
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    Every. Single. LMS. Has the ability to calc...

    Every. Single. LMS. Has the ability to calc 1/8D. Every. Single. One.

    How to confuse Mcticians: Provide the refracted VD and have them calculate the as worn RX based on fitting VD. :help:
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    What temperature of LED?

    What temperature of LED?
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    Rude, it may be, but fairly accurate. Indulge...

    Rude, it may be, but fairly accurate.
    Indulge me for a minute. I operate a lab that has lower than average spoilage and lower than average f-ups, meaning actual lab redos. My staff are all...
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    Best leave this to durability tests. Visual...

    Best leave this to durability tests. Visual comfort at night will depend more on the material and HC properties than AR properties. FSVAR and most other applied ARs have reflectivity between 2% and...
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    What water are you using? Distilled, RO, tap? ...

    What water are you using? Distilled, RO, tap? Sounds like hard water contamination is contributing to this since the lenses are uncoated and your partner facility is not experiencing this issue.
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    Robert, The meridian of highest power,...

    Robert,

    The meridian of highest power, referenced @ the 90 is apropos. This power would be used for vertical imbalance reference.
    However, the video does state that power tolerances are...
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    Our spoilage from screwdriver slippage is next to...

    Our spoilage from screwdriver slippage is next to nothing. Scratching is from careless cleaning more often than not. Most of our bench spoilage is from laziness and/or rushing. Sizing and chipping...
  13. Heck, for a bottle of Caol Isla, I’ll do it for...

    Heck, for a bottle of Caol Isla, I’ll do it for ya!
  14. Pete, have you tried contacting Carrie Wilson?

    Pete, have you tried contacting Carrie Wilson?
  15. Order some plano sun lenses from Dynamic Labs,...

    Order some plano sun lenses from Dynamic Labs, call in a favor with a buddy or two that has a finishing lab, bring a over a case of beer, and go to it.
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    Present company excluded, of course. ...

    Present company excluded, of course. Optiboarders are a cut above.
    Our lab errors run about 1%, which on average is good, but not good enough.

    On occasion, we need to outsource. Just today,...
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    And the Syndicate has successfully lobbied for a...

    And the Syndicate has successfully lobbied for a relaxation of tolerance values to reduce their costs, as well.

    It is not just the labs, but the general lack of knowledge in our industry as...
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    Engravings. Step back a decade, before FF was...

    Engravings. Step back a decade, before FF was widespread. Too dark-too light-no one seemed to complain back then, or did you?

    With FF, there are two main options. Mechanical or CO2. Both...
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    2@135 is 1.41in/1.41up. Your calculations are...

    2@135 is 1.41in/1.41up. Your calculations are correct @315. Your prescriber hasn’t a clue about yoking.
  20. Since we process IOT and Zeiss, I test various...

    Since we process IOT and Zeiss, I test various designs before offering them. I've tried the Camber and the Camber Steady. Maybe it’s just me, but I wasn’t wowed. The Alpha45 Ultimate, however,...
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    We have a lot of success with the IOT Office...

    We have a lot of success with the IOT Office Reader II 2M. It gives up to 7' of distance, with a wide near field and mid field. I use it at home and love it. I also use the Office Reader II 4M at...
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    not on here. Too many eyes. However, I’m sure...

    not on here. Too many eyes. However, I’m sure you are experiencing much of what I did early on. I would be happy to help off line.
  23. Hey, what about us mixed astigmatic presbyopes? ...

    Hey, what about us mixed astigmatic presbyopes? I feel left out!
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    PM me. Ive learned quite a few things about...

    PM me.
    Ive learned quite a few things about this machine. It’s quirks, it’s abilities, it’s problems. Once you reconcile these, it’s a great machine.
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    This was the the info provided by the center...

    This was the the info provided by the center optician. They did state that it was a tort, but not the exact color. At this time, I’m assuming k25.
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