Wanted – Used Optical Equipment

Received an email from Dr. Kipkorir in Nakuru Kenya who is looking for Used Optical Equipment anywhere in the world. Dr. Kiplorir is an ophthalmologist.  If You have some product to sell please contact Dr. R John Kipkorir Arap Limo @  <kipkorir53@yahoo.com> … [Read more...]

Optical Staff Training- Continuing Education Sources

Other resources to help train your staff- some are free, some charge, either way- well trained staff are essential to the financial health of your optical office. Another EyeBit- Staff training helps retain employee's. The average cost of losing an optical staff is about 30% of the employee salary! Employees have a clear purpose and are more secure … [Read more...]

Optometrist Offers Contact Lens Recycling Program

We love this- Park Slope Eye has a huge announcement on their website about Recycling CL Blister Packs. We are impressed! Here is even better news 1.) This is a WordPress Blog (which means he keeps it updated with fresh content and better for search engines. 2.) He is actively using YELP which we blogged about 3.) He's social networking by being on … [Read more...]

The Simple Things- Random Acts of Thanks

  Many years ago, I was in Market Development for Neostyle Eyewear. Knowing that 'thanking a person' was the number one way of increasing positive relationships with our customers- we started a RAT Program (Random Acts of Thanks) to our customers. My budget was $50.00 a month.  Every month (for less than $50.00) we selected 10-20 customers and … [Read more...]

Green Eye Exercises Help with Eye Strain

I actually followed along with this video- really worked! Should have it running all day!  The secret at http://www.tamacy.com Do you have computer eye strain or drowsiness? Try doing these holistic eye health methods to get healthier and more alive. … [Read more...]

The 80’s Are Back – Big Eyeglasses?

USA Today's Fashion editors say the 80's are coming back. Does that mean that if the 80's are back - big eyeglasses too? Reporting from the Marc Jacobs'  New York Fall 2009 Fashion Show. I went to Style.com's website and got confirmation. They say "a gloriously trashy eighties revival". Style.com also talks about a "geometric construction" trend … [Read more...]

Trade Show Trivia and Stats – Going to Vision Expo East

We leave for Vision Expo East on Thursday- and will be trying to give daily updates on what is happening at the show.  Searching for some interesting 'EyeBit's' on Trade Shows, came across this interesting article from  Flexi Display Blog (Actually for Exhibitors and has useful benefits on why attendees go to trade shows)  83% of attendees … [Read more...]

Pierced EyeGlasses

Pierced Eyeglasses- Now I don't know if they still make these- but they have a website. Always interesting what is available in the optical industry. Can anybody adjust these?    … [Read more...]

Optical Lense Color Guide

I do not where this optical lense color guide came from and I apologize upfront for not giving credit where credit is due. Lense Color Guide GRAY 3 reduces the maximum amount of visible light and allows for true color recognition. Good for bright sunny days and heavy glare situations. Best uses include driving, deep-water fishing and … [Read more...]

Eyes Reveal Health Secrets

  The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but they also make pretty good peepholes into the brain. Thanks to an optical version of ultrasound, it is becoming possible to locate and monitor the growth of brain tumours, and to track neurodegenerative conditions like multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease - all by peering into … [Read more...]

Eco Optical Office- Whiteboards and Markers

Do You use Whiteboard and Dry Eraser Markers? If you do- Try switching to Aus Pens - an Eco- Friendly dry eraser who will save you money and the environment! The best part- they are refillable (saving from landfills the millions of Marker's thrown away every year. Eye Bogglers: Disposable whiteboard markers use xylene, a very harmful … [Read more...]

Life Style Dispensing Form by Optylux

Thank You Optylux Group for giving us this wonderful optical Lifestyle Dispensing Form  Name: _______________________________________________________    Date:____ _____________________ Email: _______________________  Profession/Occupation: ___________________________________________________________________________ Nature of Visit:   … [Read more...]

Fun Sunglass Ad – Bank Robbery

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Scleral Suspended Aniridia Lens Implant

What Happens in Surgery, Does alway Stay in Surgery! 24 year old patient with H/O penetrating Ocular trauma .Corneal repair plus PPVitrectomy and PPLensectomy already done.There was significant loss of iris tissue … [Read more...]

Breaking News! Hoya Signs as Optical Vision Site Sponsor

We love making these announcements! HOYA Signs up with The Optical Vision Site! HOYA Vision Care of the Americas makes and supplies ophthalmic lenses to Eye Care Professionals located within the United States, Canada, and South American countries. Products Offered : Laboratory Services- 17 Dedicated HOYA Labs plus almost every local lab- … [Read more...]