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    Yes Doc, almost always use your near reference...

    Yes Doc, almost always use your near reference point ( the seg) when laying out (blocking) any FT lens. Once again, if your lab surfaced your FT correctly, they put the Distance OC out from the near...
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    OMG, that's really a bad joke!...Here's some...

    OMG, that's really a bad joke!...Here's some more!

    Why did the cross eyed teacher quit her job? She couldn't control her pupils.

    Why did the phone where glasses? It had lost all it's contacts....
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    Don, OMD's get zero training in lens fabrication....

    Don, OMD's get zero training in lens fabrication. Plus, Dr. Moore has been here for 10 years...

    Hi Doc. All lined bifocals and trifocals are layed out by the seg using the near PD as reference....
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    There is no law other than stolen goods to keep...

    There is no law other than stolen goods to keep you from selling your excess frames to a retailer or individual. But, keep in mind, selling retail so to speak yourself (ala eBay), you’ll make...
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    Brow, What Texas law are you talking about?...

    Brow, What Texas law are you talking about? Anybody can use the term “Optician”. A pulse isn’t even required. ( I know, I’ve checked)..

    There’s no “optical police”, the only authority is the...
  6. Hi vab, welcome to the forum. What an...

    Hi vab, welcome to the forum. What an opportunity! I can’t answer your licensing question, ( but I’m sure all your time will go towards it). But even if it didn’t, how cool to have a once in a...
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    fwiw, I've used the Shoreview as my bottom...

    fwiw, I've used the Shoreview as my bottom dweller. Never a non-adapt that was the designs fault.
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    c We’ve improvised our Pupilometers by taping...

    c

    We’ve improvised our Pupilometers by taping a clear plastic paper sheet protector that hangs between us and the patient. Along with our masks we feel a sense of added protection.
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    Glad I could help doc! Just making sure you were...

    Glad I could help doc! Just making sure you were wearing your mask the right way, not like the Lone Ranger...
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    A. Most decent masks have a wire strip you can...

    A. Most decent masks have a wire strip you can pinch around your nose. Pinch it.

    B. Learn to be a mouth breather.
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    Reminds me when Revolution lost their law suite...

    Reminds me when Revolution lost their law suite to Easy Clip. They had to liquidate their inventory before it needed to be destroyed. They sent me 80 frames, (oh, 50% off!) unsolicited 5 days before...
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    Some humor, for our times now..

    This too shall pass. Laughter is good for the soul...Now, for some jocularity!


    * Half of us are going to come out of this quarantine as amazing cooks. The other half will come out with a...
  13. I would be highly disappointed if a lady patient...

    I would be highly disappointed if a lady patient of mine left her panties in my dispensing drawer............
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    George is so under rated for the Beatle “sound”....

    George is so under rated for the Beatle “sound”. His guitar and Ringo’s drums are what turned Maca’s and Lennon’s compositions into timeless masterpieces. There won’t be a comparable influence for...
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    I gots them "Corona Bug Blues".... ...

    I gots them "Corona Bug Blues"....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nps37b8cD-w
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    Well, Kwill, how long will you close? A week, 2...

    Well, Kwill, how long will you close? A week, 2 weeks, a month? Will you and staff be safe if you closed 3-6 months? I think an abundance of precaution is in order. Our dispensary is not connected to...
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    Well, why don't you share your plan with us...

    Well, why don't you share your plan with us David? I'd love to hear from anybody that can dispute post #23.
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    Lol, I remember when these “machines “ came...

    Lol, I remember when these “machines “ came out....About 6 years after some of us were already duplicating Tura samples from Japan ‘79-80, and creating our own designs, along with stone designs....
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    Me, I’m going to my bunker.....And some of you...

    Me, I’m going to my bunker.....And some of you thought us “Preppers” were paranoid hoarders, waiting on the Apocalypse...
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    Also keep in mind 1D of prism displaces an object...

    Also keep in mind 1D of prism displaces an object only 1/2 degree (exp; 10D displaces an object 5 degrees, ect.) And each prism diopter only displaces the pupil about a third of a mm. They make a...
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    Labs can't grind prism in dist/near areas only....

    Labs can't grind prism in dist/near areas only. With above amount of prism you would need to make a Franklin bifocal. If the prism amount was less, you could de-center
    a lined bifocal (like a ft 35...
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    I know insurance breaks down the price to the...

    I know insurance breaks down the price to the drill hole, but can't you look at a given plan a patient has, add up what all the "extras" cost and present it as one single price for what you're...
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    Robert...You had to post a performance with Nancy...

    Robert...You had to post a performance with Nancy Wilson...My wife hates you, but I appreciate it...
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    If you have a lensometer and a lens clock... ...

    If you have a lensometer and a lens clock...

    Lens index approximation formula;

    N = .53 X (TP/CP) + 1

    N = index of refraction
    TP = True Power
    CP = Clock Power
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    my 2 cents; "prescription eye wear" (not otc...

    my 2 cents; "prescription eye wear" (not otc readers) were prescribed at one time or another. Duplication is duplicating a prescription, therefore, duplicated eye wear are prescription lenses. Now...
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