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January 2023 Education

In Case You Missed These Pro to Pro Favorites

In 2022, Pro to Pro brought you the resources to help navigate the ever-changing scenario of vision, optics, and eyewear. In case you missed any, I’m pleased to present the year’s most popular CEs and features in the most sought-after categories.
January 2023 Eyes/Optics

PRISM

Prism. What is prism? So mysterious! Everybody in the optical community seems to have their own particular spin on prism. Prism can be a physical thing. It can be an abstract effect. It can be the name of an apartment complex in San Francisco! The discussion for this article will be prism in relation to ophthalmic dispensing.
January 2023 Lenses

Peace of Mind from Lens Crazing

I’ll never forget the day. The patient was a -9D myope, picking up her glasses in a very expensive frame. As with many myopes, she just wanted a ‘slight adjustment’ – several times. I admit to being a coward when I didn’t try to pop the lenses out to bring the temples in closer. I had wrapped the frame front in a towel, but you know what happened next – the AR on the lenses crazed, resulting in an upset patient as well as the optical manager. Now there’s a way to find the courage for these delicate adjustments.
January 2023 Education

Could Tinted Eyeglasses Reduce Need for Opioids to Manage Pain?

From Review of Optometric Business

A recent study showed that wearing special green-tinted eyeglasses reduces pain in patients with fibromyalgia and others who experience chronic pain, according to a press release issued by Edward Paul, OD, Ph.D. Here are the details.
January 2023 Eyes/Optics

Role of Light Exposure in Myopia Management

From Review of Myopia Management

With the recent development in digital technologies and the younger generation being more inclined to use technology, the future seems promising for technologies such as at-home or wearable light therapies. But for now, advocating for children to spend more time in natural outdoor environments appears to be an effective and cost-effective way to keep myopia’s growing incidence in check.
January 2023 Resources

IOT Free-Form Insights Part 32

Digital free-form lenses have existed since 2000, yet the terms used to define concepts related to these highly technical lenses still confuse us. For example, opticians use the terms personalization and compensation interchangeably, but they are different yet often related concepts.
January 2023 Education

Congratulations David Lineaweaver!

We at Pro to Pro extend our hearty congratulations to contributing author David Lineaweaver on achieving Master in Ophthalmic Optics! The American Board of Opticianry Master in Ophthalmic Optics designation demonstrates that an individual has attained a superior level of skill and knowledge in ophthalmic dispensing.

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Continuing Education

Meet All Generations' Light management Needs

Price: FREE
Credits: 1.00
Course sponsored by Transitions Optical, Inc.
CE - Opticianry Study Center

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