October 2021 Lenses

Back to School in a COVID World

While the late-Summer-early-Fall trip to the optometrist is a yearly tradition for families with children who wear glasses, this year, of course, is going to be a bit different: due to COVID restrictions, not only will the appointment itself be different, but so will the way patients use those glasses in the classroom. As patients roll into your practice either in preparation for a return to the classroom, or as they come in realizing from their experience at school that their Rx has changed, or some come in newly realizing they need an Rx, here are a few things to keep in mind to help make patients’ return to the classroom as safe and comfortable as possible.
July 2021 Lenses

Teaming Lens Science with Lens Fashion

ZEISS PhotoFusion self-tinting lens technology utilizes patented photoactive molecules that deliver more of what the consumer wants: faster darkening and faster fade back speed. Complementing this enhanced light-reactive performance are fashion options, including a wide portfolio of colors, flash mirrors, and materials that now include the clarity, thinness and strength of Trivex Lens material. ZEISS PhotoFusion, ups the photochromic “cool factor” by offering lenses with fashion tints and flash mirror coatings, making this a high style fun lens option for those who want both fashion and performance in their eyewear. In this course, you will learn about ZEISS PhotoFusion photochromic lenses and ZEISS DuraVision flash mirror coatings that transform the practical and functional photochromic lens into a standout fashion accessory.
October 2020 Education

3 Easy Tips for Better PAL Fitting

Change can be good or bad, but one thing is certain, change is change. For previous progressive lens wearers always mark up the patient’s last pair and ask them to demonstrate their posture for distance viewing, reading and screen use. 
July 2020 Lenses

Shamir Glacier PLUS UV Has Your Back

By now, the dangers of UV radiation are known to eye care professionals and the great majority of consumers who want 100% UV protection. But even with lenses that claim to block 100% UV, are they getting 100% protection?
June 2020 Lenses

Recreating Perfect Vision During an Imperfect Time - Shamir Glacier Anti-Fog Coated Lenses

We all have made sacrifices during the current health crisis, but for the spectacle wearer, clear vision shouldn’t be one of them.
June 2020 Lenses

Creating Prism in a Stock Lens

Prism can be created in single vision lenses by manually decentering a single vision stock lens versus ordering the prism surfaced into a lens at a lab.