Valuable Tips for Decreasing Remakes, Part Three

By Bethany DeWolfe, ABOC
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 11:30 AM Proper frame fit begins with a proper adjustment.

Valuable Tips for Decreasing Remakes, Part Two

By Bethany DeWolfe, ABOC
Monday, February 23, 2015 12:30 PM Accurate measurements require knowledge of why the measurement is important, how to acquire it and the negative effects of being incorrect.

Valuable Tips for Decreasing Remakes, Part One

By Bethany DeWolfe, ABOC
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:30 AM 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.

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

By Dick Whitney, Carl Zeiss Vision
Executive Director of the Optical Heritage Museum, Sponsored by Zeiss

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 3:30 PM 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.

Advances in Wearable Technology: Electronic Eyewear

By Andrew Karp
Monday, February 09, 2015 10:00 AM An ROB annual video report on new technology in electronic eyewear showcased at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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

By Dick Whitney, Carl Zeiss Vision
Executive Director of the Optical Heritage Museum, Sponsored by Zeiss

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 1:00 PM 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.

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

By Dick Whitney, Carl Zeiss Vision
Executive Director of the Optical Heritage Museum, Sponsored by Zeiss

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:00 AM The first part of this series on historical American Optical lenses and the Optical Heritage Museum provided an overview of the lenses and information from the 1920s.

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

By Dick Whitney, Carl Zeiss Vision
Executive Director of the Optical Heritage Museum, Sponsored by Zeiss

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 10:00 AM The Optical Heritage Museum (OHM) was pleased to host the Opticians Association of Mass (OAM) and the Board of the Opticians Association of America this past November 2014.

AR Lenses

By Ari Siletz
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:00 AM This article is about how anti-reflection coating reduces reflections from eyeglass lenses. But before we go there let's ask a more fundamental question: Why does glass reflect in the first place, after all, isn't glass supposed to be transparent?

In Sync with Your Patients: Hoya’s Sync Lens

By Preston Fassel, BS
Monday, November 10, 2014 11:13 PM Though I think I’ve generally made a positive transition into the life of an optician after two-and-a-half years, there’s one final frontier of dispensing that’s still slightly problematic for me: PAL lenses; or, more specifically, training patients on their usage.

In Sync with Your Patients: Hoya’s Sync Lens

By Preston Fassel, BS
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:53 PM Though I think I’ve generally made a positive transition into the life of an optician after two-and-a-half years, there’s one final frontier of dispensing that’s still slightly problematic for me: PAL lenses; or, more specifically, training patients on their usage.

Ocular Effects of Hypertension

By Benjamin Betines, Raritan Community College
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 AM High blood pressure is not only bad for your cardiovascular system but for your eyes and vision as well. At least 50 million Americans suffer from hypertension. Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases the risk of serious health problems, including heart disease, stroke, and hypertensive retinopathy.

Remembering Darryl Meister

By Dick Whitney, Carl Zeiss Vision
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 11:30 AM As I write this article, more than a month has passed since I learned of the sudden and unexpected death of my friend and colleague Darryl Meister. The impact of his death to the optical community (which he loved and served so effectively) has not been fully recognized.

Color Vision Deficiencies

By Hyun S. Lee, Raritan Community College
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 11:00 AM As a human, one of the first things that newborn babies experience when they get through a mother’s womb is facing the light.

In Memory of Darryl Meister

By Staff
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 10:00 AM In honor of the contributions to Ophthalmic Optics and Opticianry by Darryl Meister, we've created this forum to showcase the works of students of optics. Darryl was a celebrated student of optics that shared his knowledge and perspectives openly with all. This section of The 20/20 Opticians Handbook is dedicated to Darryl.
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