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Benefits Of Anti-Reflective Coatings - Crizal Avance UV™

Posted by Camille Lowery on Dec 5, 2018 9:56:10 AM


 

 

 

 

 

Crizal Avance UV™ revolutionized the optical industry when it was introduced in 2012. It scored a 12.9 on the Bayer ISMT by providing some of the best scratch resistance across all materials. Even patients that are typically very rough on their lenses can now enjoy the benefits of anti-reflective coatings.

 

Crizal also launched backside UV protection for their full line of AR coatings. This helps absorb and prevent UV light transmission via backside glare. Let's take a closer look at exactly how the technology behind the coating has made such an impact.

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Topics: Eyewear 101, Trade Talk, Optical Sales Coach

Best Practices For Selling Anti-Fatigue Lenses

Posted by Sue Cushman on Nov 12, 2018 11:42:30 AM

 

Ever since the digital revolution took hold of the world in the mid-2000's with the rise of smartphones, tablets, and the dominance of laptops in the personal computing realm more people of all ages are feeling the effects of digital eye strain and harmful blue light.

 

The Vision Council has released the 2017 Blue Light/Digital Eye Strain Report, which shows some very telling numbers about this continuously growing share of the market.

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Topics: Lab Technician's Corner, Eyewear 101, Health Issues, Sales Strategies, Revenue Tactics

IcareLabs Teaching The Next Generation Of Opticians

Posted by J. Tyler Payne on Nov 8, 2018 9:07:00 AM

 

Recently, our very own Director of Sales and Marketing, James Stephany, took time out of his busy schedule to give a lecture at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.

 

This was a great opportunity for James to share his belief in the importance of opticians and their labs being on the same page. This cooperation is paramount in ensuring every patient can get the best possible pair of glasses to fit their needs and lifestyle.

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Topics: Lab Technician's Corner, Eyewear 101, Eye Care Community, Optical Sales Coach

Introducing: The Shamir Autograph Intelligence

Posted by James Stephany on Nov 5, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Shamir set the bar very high with the success of the Shamir Autograph 2 and Shamir Autograph 3. This cemented their place in the optical industry as a leader with cutting-edge lens designs.

 

They've done it again with the recent introduction of the Autograph Intelligence:

 

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Topics: Lab Technician's Corner, Eyewear 101, Trade Talk, Optical Sales Coach, Sales Strategies, Insider

4 Simple Ways You Can Help Your Lab Help You!

Posted by James Stephany on Oct 15, 2018 3:17:31 PM

As a wholesale optical lab, we do not wake up in the morning hoping we can create issues for you and your patients. It is actually the exact opposite. We love the fact that by partnering with you and your practice, we're able to provide your patients with the best vision possible.

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Topics: Eyewear 101, Trade Talk, Eye Care Community, Optical Sales Coach, Insider

Benefits Of Anti-Reflective Coatings - Crizal Alize

Posted by Camille Lowery on Oct 8, 2018 9:01:00 AM

Crizal anti-reflective coatings can provide your patients with numerous reasons to return to your practice over and over again.

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Topics: Eyewear 101, Lab Technician's Corner, Trade Talk, Revenue Tactics, Sales Strategies

Digital Progressives: Fixed Corridor vs Variable Corridor Length

Posted by James Stephany on Sep 11, 2018 9:39:00 AM

Throughout my day, I am asked many questions here at IcareLabs. The one question that I seem to be getting more often is about fixed corridor progressives and how they compare with variable corridor in digital designs. When is one better than the other and what are the advantages of both?

 

I hope to answer that for you today.

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Topics: Trade Talk, Eyewear 101, Optical Sales Coach

Order Custom Rx SeaVision Dive Masks Exclusively At IcareLabs

Posted by James Payne on Aug 14, 2018 3:12:30 PM

Did you know there are over 3 million active scuba divers and 11 million active snorkelers currently in the USA right now?

 

Many of them need prescription dive masks to properly see, but are used to having to settle with uncorrected vision underwater.

 

What does this mean for your practice?

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Topics: Lab Technician's Corner, Eyewear 101, Trade Talk, Optical Sales Coach, Sales Strategies, Revenue Tactics

Kodak Total Blue - Blue Light Protection For All

Posted by Sue Cushman on Aug 6, 2018 9:56:00 AM

IcareLabs and Signet Armorlite can provide your practice with the blue light protection even patients without prescriptions are asking about!

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Topics: Lab Technician's Corner, Eyewear 101, Sales Strategies

Lenses 101 - Shamir Autograph Progressives

Posted by Nick Kidd on Jul 24, 2018 2:22:48 PM

Known in the industry for phenomenal designs, Shamir's Autograph series can provide your practice with versatile progressive lenses that can accommodate almost any presbyope.

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Topics: Eyewear 101

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