The Vision Therapy Opportunity, Part Four

By Erich Mack, B.S., ABO, NCLE
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 11:00 AM A recent report from Canada thoroughly examined the efficacy of vision therapy and found an apparent research war over its use.

Why Conventional Bifocals Are Reversed To Properly Measure The Addition Power of a Bifocal Lens

By Dick Whitney – Carl Zeiss Vision
Chair of ANSI Z80.1 and Vision Council Lens Technical Committee

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 11:30 AM The topic of measuring bifocal add powers is a common source of confusion in the industry.

The Vision Therapy Opportunity, Part Three

By Erich Mack, B.S., ABO, NCLE
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 10:00 AM A successful vision therapy practice has many proven techniques and interesting tools (called orthoptics) at their disposal.

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

By Joan Hollywood Alten
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:00 PM Optical buying groups and practice management consultancies emerged decades ago; primarily to support independent eyecare practices going it alone against corporate retailers.

The Vision Therapy Opportunity, Part Two

By Erich Mack, B.S., ABO, NCLE
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:00 AM Research has demonstrated vision therapy can be an effective treatment option for, ocular motility dysfunctions (eye movement disorders)...

The Vision Therapy Opportunity, Part One

By Erich Mack, B.S., ABO, NCLE
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 2:00 PM Most of us understand that vision is our keystone sense. It is the most relied on and integrated sense in human cognition.

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?
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