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6 Best Practices for Online Ordering Optical Dispensing

We know how hard it can be working in a busy practice: between appointments with patients, the phone ringing, and other office duties, it's usually...

Eye Need To Know: What Is The Best Eye Patch For Children

Earlier this month, I answered the question, “What is lazy eye?” where we learned that a standard treatment for lazy eye is patching the...

Eye Need To Know: Where Did The Word Cataract Come From?

Patients with cataracts often describe their vision as “foggy” or “like looking through a frosted window”.  The term “cataract” is derived from the Latin,...

Eye Need to Know: Why Is Ophthalmology Commonly Misspelled?

Words using the root, “ophthalm” are commonly misspelled.  An example is “ophthalmology” with is commonly misspelled as “opthalmology” due to the way that most...

EyefoGraphic: What Does Your Eye Color Say About You?

Did you know that green eyes are rarer than blue? Eyes are not only the window to the soul but to your genes! Read...

eyeHow To Use A Lensclock

From one of our favorite sites, Optican Works, http://www.opticianworks.com How to read and use a lens clock. What is a lens clock? A lens clock is a...

Save The Date: Paraoptometric Webinairs From AOA And Vision West

American Optometric Association Paraoptometric Section to Offer New Webinar Series St. Louis, Mo. – June, 2012‐ The American Optometric Association (AOA) Paraoptometric Section (PS) will...

A Dispensing Optician Manual: An Introduction to Vision Care for the New Ophthalmic Technician

You hired a new optician and now you have to train them. You think you have time but you don't. Having untrained staff can...

eyeTech Talk: Color-Coded Caps- Yea or Nay?

Technician Talk Color-Coded Caps: Help or Hindrance? In 1996 the Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) published a Policy Statement endorsing the uniform use of a color-coding system...

Transitions Academy 2020 Dates Set

Now in its 24th year as one of the industry’s most well-recognized educational events, Transitions Academy 2020 will be held February 2 – 5...

Smart Medicine For Your Eyes

I recently met Dr. Jeffrey Anshel at a Transitions and Vision West sponsored  optical round table meeting and while we  were eating some delicious...

eyeHow To Straighten A Twisted Bridge On Acetate Eyewear

Your glasses feel crooked on your face. When they're laying on the table, you can definitely tell they're not as straight as they used...

Optical Staff Resources- The Lens Guru

What a great resource! The Lens Guru has complied a list of optical lenses to use as a reference guide. No more hunting through...

Eye How – DRIVE for Success

We are very pleased to bring you our third guest post from Valerie Manso on optical staff training. Topic: A prescription for business success -...

eyeTech Talk: Clues That Assist in Achieving Monocular Depth Perception

Stereopsis is described as “the impression of depth that is perceived when a scene is viewed with both eyes by someone with normal binocular...

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