Go Digital with Varilux Comfort Max and X Series!

Comfort Max

Consider upgrading your patients to digital lenses! Digital lenses have many advantages over traditional lenses, this week we will look at some of our digital lenses, the Varilux Comfort Max which focuses on the wearers posture and comfort for extended wearing, and the Varilux X Series which helps wearers close up needs and balance.

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Second Pair Sales Strategies

Patients expect to get glasses, but are not always aware of the need for second pairs. Not every pair of glasses fits the needs and lifestyle of each patient. It is important to educate and inform them what their options are and the advantages of having multiple pairs of glasses. Today we will look at strategies to help boost second pair sales in the office.

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Sports Safety Frames

Hilco Leader C2

Sports are extremely popular among children and adults. While they are a lot of fun, they do put players at risk of eye injuries, which many can be prevented. Basketball is the #1 sport for eye injuries, and other high risk sports are water sports, baseball/softball, and racquet sports. More athletes are wearing proper eye protection, and this is reducing the amount of sports related eye injuries.

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Introducing Milo & Me Children’s Frames

milo and me

Milo & Me offers strong, flexible and cool eyewear that are lightweight, flexible and resilient. Kids (and parents) can be sure that these frames can stand up to a kid’s “rough and tumble world.” Milo & Me offers a 2-year warranty against manufacturer’s defects.

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Eyezen Kids 

As kids are preparing to go back to school, we are offering some NEW great options for them! This week we will look at the new Eyezen Kids lenses, which are designed for children 6 to 12 years old.

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All about Hard Coatings

Dip coat

Hard Coating is a scratch resistant coating applied to the lens that adds durability, longevity, and visual quality. This coating is necessary for some materials, and many lens blanks come with a hard coating on them already. An example is poly-carbonate lenses, which come with a coating on both sides as they are very easy to scratch. When surfacing the backside coating has to be removed, so we apply a new hard coating to the backside of the lens before completing an order. We apply a backside hard coating on every lens material from poly-carbonate to a 1.74. There are two options that we use in the lab, Spin Coating and Dip Coating

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Blue Light Lenses

blue light

Blue light eye protection is all the rage, so many products are claiming to protect wearers eyes from the harmful rays that could impact a person’s vision. Therefore it is important to understand blue light and what these lenses actually offer, so you can properly educate your patient and offer them some of our great UV options for both indoor and outdoor uses.

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iForm™ Drive Specifics

Driving with glasses

Not all lenses are designed specifically for driving, which can cause problems for drivers. Some common problems for drivers is the inability to focus on objects at different distances, blurry peripheral vision, and visual fatigue. This can impact how a person is driving and their response times. With our iForm IOT task specific lenses we have a solution for drivers. Take a look at our iForm™ Drive Specifics.

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All About Lens Tints

all about lens tints

With all these bright and sun filled days that are spent outside, it makes everyone aware of the need for some shade. Since we cannot add sunscreen to our eyes, we have to rely on sunglasses to help. However, it is important to keep in mind that sunglasses and tinted lenses should be worn year round, anytime there is extended periods of outdoor exposure. Tints reduce the amount of light that hits the eye to protect them from harmful rays from the sun. There are many options when deciding which type of tints to offer your patients and this week we are taking a look at all of them!

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