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    Quote Originally Posted by harrysaake View Post
    hello optiboard, immm back
    Been quite awhile since i have been here, and i have noticed this thread has turned into a lot of quotes that has nothing to do with TIPS. With all the new type frames and lenses that have evolved since i started this thread back in 2000, i would think there should be many.
    This thread has been helpful to many all over the world. I have been contacted by optical groups in the phillipines, india, england etc.and a number of educators. This just enhances and shows the power of optiboard. That being said, who would like to start with a useful tip.

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    Sebago ME
    Optical Laboratory Technician
    ^There has been much change... some for the better and some for the worse (hence my own hiatus) But here we are continuing to share within the industry.

    I think the issue with a 48 page thread is that the posters are aware of the amount of repetition. True, there are many new materials and I think that some of those have their own threads, but we can repost some of the goods here.

    *Explaining PALs to their fullest before pick-up can be overwhelming. I like to give the basics and follow up with "We will go into more depth on how to use the lens once you can try it on." I feel that this helps to not overwhelm new presbyopes.

    *I recommend not heating transitional lenses as much as possible. I don't care the material- they are notorious for crazing under heat.

    *Keep quality demos. Why would you ever toss Ray Ban demos the patient doesn't want when someone else might come in to order RB planos and be willing to pay for that stupid etched logo?

    *Keep demos for hard to size frames like Ovvo and ICBerlin. The original demo will always trace better for reuse of the frame. We keep a catalog of the right demo with the model number written right on it.

    *Always salvage what you can from broken frames. If you can't warranty it, strip it so you have parts for repairs.

    *For a super tricky temple repair, I will use electrical tape and then shrink tube over it. This combo can work wonders.

    *Tribrid is still my dream replacement for poly, but cost (and an odor so ferocious you want to snort acetone to rid it) keep it in the background. That being said, it is still available from select manufacturers and can be a cure-all for the needy Rx (thin, chip/ scratch resistant, better Abbe value)
    Have I told you today how much I hate poly?

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