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June 2015 Lenses

Insert Blue Pun Here: An Overview of Blue Blocking Lenses

And so we move forward, on to part three of my groundbreaking series on blue blocking lenses, a collection of thoughts and observations that will sure to become part of optical lore and studied by apprentice opticians years down the road...

June 2015 Lenses

Insert Blue Pun Here: An Overview of Blue Blocking Lenses

Dispensing with the niceties (haha, optical pun!) of a long-winded, winding and witty introduction, I’m just going to get right on to it. After all, we all know why we’re here: This is the Blue Blocker crucible, where lenses are ground down and only the truth remains.
May 2015 Business

Eight Ways to Compete With Warby Parker

Can your practice and optical compete with Warby Parker's phenomenal success?
May 2015 Lenses

Insert Blue Pun Here: An Overview of Blue Blocking Lenses

I'm pretty sure all of my colleagues have taken all of the good puns for themselves when addressing this topic, so, I'm just going to jump right ahead on into it.
March 2015 Business

Buying Groups vs. Practice Management Groups: What Are You Getting?

Optical buying groups and practice management consultancies emerged decades ago; primarily to support independent eyecare practices going it alone against corporate retailers.
March 2015 Business

Valuable Tips for Decreasing Remakes, Part Three

Proper frame fit begins with a proper adjustment.
February 2015 Technicians

Valuable Tips for Decreasing Remakes, Part Two

Accurate measurements require knowledge of why the measurement is important, how to acquire it and the negative effects of being incorrect.
February 2015 Technicians

Valuable Tips for Decreasing Remakes, Part One

A major contributor to controlling costs is controlling lens remakes. Remakes cost your business a lot of money, not to mention the hassle for the patient and the staff.
February 2015 Lenses

A Look Back: American Optical Bifocal Designs of the Early and Mid 20th Century

In my last Opticians Handbook article, I traced the lineage of American Optical Progressive lenses and examined how those designs progressed over time this second article highlights the AO bifocals.
February 2015 Lenses

American Optical’s Lineage of Multifocal Lenses of the 20th Century, Part Three

Part Three of this series provides an overview on each of the American Optical progressive lenses from 1990 to present day along with my personal insights, lens design background and materials.

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