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    The Persona Vocation lens is a hybrid lens design...

    The Persona Vocation lens is a hybrid lens design consisting of a free form progressive lens on the bottom half of the lens combined with a conventional straight top segment on the upper portion of...
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    progressive bottom , flat top 28 upper

    progressive bottom , flat top 28 upper
  3. This is so timely, I just grilled the Essilor rep...

    This is so timely, I just grilled the Essilor rep yesterday about this and she couldn't phone her tech guy fast enough. They are starting the push now in our area(western Canada).
    We have been...
  4. FYidoctors Continues to Grow With the Addition of the Factory Optical Chain

    Optiks International, aka factory optical bought out by the FYI doctors group.
    another one bights the dust!
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    maui jim lenses

    Anyone know the index of refraction of the Maui Jim lenses that are called the Maui Brilliant (abbe 56)?? Supposed to be the lightest lens material out there.
  6. Thread: PD in PAL

    by mike.elmes
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    Ahhh the DDD, deep dark drawer technique

    Ahhh the DDD, deep dark drawer technique
  7. Small micro scratches are likely another issue...

    Small micro scratches are likely another issue commonly encountered in our industry...as crazing caused by over heating.
  8. No, as a store owner/optician that sells, tests,...

    No, as a store owner/optician that sells, tests, and manufactures, I can only support one vendor. I have taught many opticians over the last 30 years how to
    make the silhouette's and they all...
  9. Thread: 1.56 index

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    There is a new 1.56 Hivex material that is more...

    There is a new 1.56 Hivex material that is more impact resistant. its NOT like the ormex 156 that was very chippy.
  10. It is required that the clients are told to seek...

    It is required that the clients are told to seek a medical assessment of their eyes at least once every 5 years by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist. They must sign a form as well. This is the...
  11. Do you have a dispensary at your shop? Do you...

    Do you have a dispensary at your shop?
    Do you employ an Optician? Many of the best Optometric practices do. Many don't. Many have their receptionist, optometric assistants filling that roll. If your...
  12. My store, with a finish lab and site test office,...

    My store, with a finish lab and site test office, is in a retail mall with Optometrists at the other end of the mall. When I first started do Eyelogic testing the Dr. at the other end of the mall was...
  13. The eyelogic system prompts you with the...

    The eyelogic system prompts you with the questions to ask during the refraction.... if you want them, I don't need them, you can turn that stuff off.. The system provides very consistent and reliable...
  14. In the new age society, all professionals strive...

    In the new age society, all professionals strive to increase their scope of practice....which is beneficial to the public. Pharmacists now routinely give injections, Optometrists prescribe medication...
  15. With all the self diagnosing and online eyewear...

    With all the self diagnosing and online eyewear sales going on I hardly believe that a small percentage of refracting opticians are causing ANY lapses in eye health....and as for accuracy. I see way...
  16. As for the accuracy and subsequent acuity of my...

    As for the accuracy and subsequent acuity of my clients, I would say that in all cases where we do a refraction with the eyelogic system the client picks the RX we come up with and receives the...
  17. Listen here, I am a licensed Refracting Optician....

    Listen here, I am a licensed Refracting Optician. I am licensed for 35 years. I am in my own business for more than 20 years. You sir are an Optometrist from another country, if Ohio is where you do...
  18. Sight testing is an evaluation of refractive...

    Sight testing is an evaluation of refractive error of the eye. It is accomplished as a refraction done with an autorefractor, autophoropter, and lensometer. It is done by a trained technician, using ...
  19. The trick is getting lenses that dont look too...

    The trick is getting lenses that dont look too thick, especially in plus rx's. I frequently order them for metal frame edge. use Trivex wherever possible as poly sucks. use drill seal if you must do...
  20. I agree with lensmanmd, Silhouette is the way to...

    I agree with lensmanmd, Silhouette is the way to go....Ive been building rimless for 30 years. Standardization of drill hole data, plugs that don't loosen, just perfect engineering. If we could just...
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    I am not buying from them directly. Maybe I...

    I am not buying from them directly. Maybe I should try to open an account.
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    flat top 28 poly transitions

    I'm certain i'm paying too much for these and they are coming from India. A lab called Vision RX Lab. I know the chains like LC are using this and must be getting them cheap.
    Any where else to try?
  23. how much?

    how much?
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    This is an incredibly old thread however for...

    This is an incredibly old thread however for those who are having issues related to micro fractures on grooved poly.... take your wheel off the machine and clean it up with a stone by hand....
  25. Any Optician, that is not new to the biz, can...

    Any Optician, that is not new to the biz, can tell you that the average consumer has a hard time picking an eyeglass frame when allowed to try on frames in a store with hundreds if not thousands of...
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