How To Use The Lensmeter To Read A Spherocylinder Lens

This week, you will learn to use the lensmeter to read the prescription of a spherocylinder single-vision lens, including the sphere power, the cylinder power and the axis. The Learn the Lensmeter kits are available for OpticianWorks Total Access members to check out. Instructions for requesting are in the OpticianWorks lesson on using the … [Read more...]

How To Use The Lensmeter – A Simple Spherical Single-Vision Lens

Feel comfortable reading a simple spherical single-vision lens in the lensmeter. As you’ll see, when you watch the video, LaramyK is putting together kits, available for OpticianWorks Total Access members to check out, that contain various types of lenses, frame fronts and assignments, to give you the ability to gain some practical experience. The … [Read more...]

How To Edge and Finish Lenses In Office – An Introduction

This is your introduction to in-office lenses finishing. John walks you through finishing a simple single-vision job from the job tray to final inspection, edging the job on a Santinelli LE 700. Learn More: https://opticianworks.laramyk.com/ Known as finishing, edging, or glazing, follow John as he takes a simple single-vision job from the … [Read more...]

What Is Compensated Free Form Lens Design?

If you’ve have ever wondered what a compensated free-form lens design is and why the lens returned from the optical lab does not match the lens prescribed. Here's your answer. It boils down the differences between the position of the lens in the wearer’s eyeglass frame and the lens in the phoropter or instrument used to determine the initial … [Read more...]

Automeyez Launches PDq A Faster PD Measuring Tool

Coral Springs, Fla. – 2017 – Automeyes Optical Solutions, an emerging technology platform, has developed an even faster and simpler way to take patient-fitting values, called “PDq.” PDq is designed to simplify the measurement-taking process as this new service requires no frame or other on-face fitting device. Automeyes, which is revolutionizing … [Read more...]

Optical Training Vision: What is Toric Transposition?

Many years ago John Seeger launched his Optician Works website along with a series of Optician Training Videos. Several years ago he merged with LaramyK optical lab in which he with LaramyK has re-started his Optician Training Videos. The Videos can be seen on LaramyK YouTube Channel. One of the latest videos is on What Is Toric Transposition … [Read more...]

Dispensing Pavilion Created At AAO Meeting

October, 2016, Hauppauge, NY – Four industry leading companies have joined forces to create a first-of-its-kind Dispensing Pavilion for the AAO Annual Meeting, October 15-18 in Chicago. Fashion Optical Displays, FastGrind International, Santinelli International and ClearVision Optical have come together to create the Dispensing Pavilion, … [Read more...]

PUPIL Launches Eyewear Line, On-Demand Mobile Optician Services

The race is on with mobile eye exams. Now new company PUPIL has announced the debut of its new Rx eyewear line and addition of optical on-demand mobile services. After the successful launch of mobile eye exams back in April of this year, the company will expand services to offer complimentary custom frame fittings and try-ons at a time and location … [Read more...]

Fuel3D Signs Deal With Augmented Reality Co Fitting Box

New 3D scanning feature developed with FittingBox enhances eyewear virtual try-on solution 2016 – Fuel3D, a leading 3D capture and imaging innovator, and FittingBox, the world leader in virtual try-on solutions for eyewear announced a new 3D scanning collaboration for in-store try-on systems. FittingBox currently offers an in-store virtual … [Read more...]

3M Press On Optics

Bulky eye patches or thick eye glasses are not the most desirable long-term solution for those experiencing visual disorders, however it’s often difficult to find a remedy that’s both effective and comfortable.  Committed to solving this challenge through innovative technology, 3M has developed the 3M Press-On Optics, which offers a permanent or … [Read more...]

PFO Global launches the JUSTtheRx.com Website and Program

PFO Global is announcing the launch of two new websites and a new associated program to reseed clientele lost through online internet eyewear sales back through Eye Care Professional (ECP) practices; so as to regrow the ECP’s patient portfolio while utilizing the professional care necessary for dispensing eyeglasses. The program and B2C … [Read more...]

A Spexy Safety Specs Success Story

It is always nice to tell a safety eyewear success story. Recently a patient came in who had just retired. She was about to fulfill a lifelong dream of working with Habitat for Humanity building houses. Habitat requires that their volunteer workers have safety eyewear and she had quite a high prescription. She was quite unhappy with the idea of … [Read more...]

How He Did It!

How do you make your clients feel? Do you make them feel special? You have to do this if you want your clients to continue to return to you. People today are bombarded by sales gimmicks and opportunities to save money on a variety of products. Not the least of these is Eyewear. I had a client tell me after paying her copay for her eye exam she … [Read more...]

Eyewear Repair Series: Soldering By Hilco

Hilco's  5th in the series is on frame soldering and repair. … [Read more...]

Eyewear Repair: Screw Removal And Replacement by Hilco

Another eyewear repair video series by Hilco. This is on Screw Removal and Replacement - Screw removal techniques using heat, slotting files, screw extractors, and drilling techniques - How to find and use both standard replacement and self tapping screws   … [Read more...]