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10 Simple Ways To Include Transitions Lenses In The Patient Journey

Posted by Camille Lowery on May 2, 2019 9:59:57 AM

 

Transitions® photochromic lenses are an excellent way to increase patient satisfaction while also helping to increase your optical revenue. It's a win-win for both you and your patients!

 

Transitions has come up with 10 simple ways that you can help engage your patients and your practice to include Transitions lenses on the entire patient journey:

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

Which Blue Light Protection Is Right For You?

Posted by Nick Kidd on Apr 9, 2019 2:47:43 PM

 

 

Over the last few years, blue light protection has become one of the hottest trends in optical. Showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon, we're being asked more questions from ECP's about all of the various options available for their patients.

 

There's a lot of things online and even commercials available that patients can find (even some misinformation out there too). So what blue light options will best serve your practice and your patients?

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Topics: Insider, Optical Sales Coach, Sales Strategies, Health Issues, Lab Technician's Corner, Eyewear 101

Benefits Of IceAR Anti-Reflective Coating

Posted by Camille Lowery on Apr 4, 2019 9:07:00 AM

 

IceAR is IcareLabs proprietary house brand premium anti-reflective coating. We also offer the full line of Crizal coatings in-house and have talked about a few of them like Sapphire™ and Avance in my previous blogs.

 

IceAR can offer your practice another layer of service that will help ensure your practice is able to best serve the needs of every patient that walks through your door, regardless of their budgetary concerns. We'll also look at some of the amazing technology behind IceAR so you can get more familiar with the product itself. This allows you to answer any questions your patients may have.

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

The New Kodak Unique DRO Progressive Lenses Will Amaze Your Patients!

Posted by James Stephany on Mar 14, 2019 3:13:18 PM

 

 

 

Kodak Lens recently released their newest version of their popular Unique lens with the Kodak Unique DRO progressive lens.

 

 

Building upon the ever change needs of modern presbyopes, reading habits continue to increase the time spent on mobile devices. Hours a day are spent using cell phones and tablets on social media, news, shopping, and driving directions. 

 

The Kodak Unique DRO uses Dynamic Reading Optimization (DRO) that helps enrich and enhance the reading area.

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

KBco Mirror Lenses Can Give Your Practice Consistency And Variety

Posted by Camille Lowery on Feb 28, 2019 9:02:00 AM

 

KBco mirror lenses can help give your practice the consistent colors and selection your patients want. Unlike traditional mirror coated lenses, KBco mirror lenses come as a semi-finished blank which allows for consistent colors. As the lens blanks come already mirrored we are able to process these  2-3 days faster than traditional mirrors.

 

This gives you a high quality polarized mirrored lens that is consistent should you need to remake just one lens down the road. 

 

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

SNEAK PEEK: Transitions Gen 8 Coming Soon!

Posted by Nick Kidd on Feb 5, 2019 12:44:00 PM

 

Transitions Signature 7 lenses made leaps and bounds over Transitions VI which launched a new era of photochromic lenses for patients to enjoy. Now the new Transitions Gen 8 is poised to revolutionize the industry once again!

 

Building off of the massive success of last years new Transitions 7 Style Colours and XtrActive Style Mirror options, your patients will now have the latest technology behind their new favorite pair of glasses.

 

Coupled with the Instant $100 program that will help increase your optical sales through second pair purchases, 2019 can be your practice's best year yet!

 

Let's take a look at the roll out:

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Topics: Insider, Revenue Tactics, Marketing, Optical Sales Coach, Sales Strategies, Eye Care Community, Trade Talk, Lab Technician's Corner, Eyewear 101, Infographics

Heritage Freeform Digital Progressives Will Work For You

Posted by James Stephany on Jan 15, 2019 9:02:00 AM

 

With over 50 years of doing business Icarelabs labs has seen its fair share of changes. No other year has seen more changes than 2018. On May 17th, 2018 we celebrated or 50th anniversary and made sure we purchased some great gifts for ourselves in the process.

 

Along with this fantastic milestone we went too 100% digital processing by adding an additional 3 digital generators and multiple soft polishers.

 

These upgrades gave us the ability to process even more digital designs than ever. We also introduced our second line of house-branded digital progressives in 2018. Always with a thought to our past as we press forward, we felt there was no better name than Heritage.

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

MyIcareLabs.com Is Your Complete Customer Portal

Posted by Nick Kidd on Dec 20, 2018 9:01:00 AM

 

Our myicarelabs.com customer portal is your one stop shop for everything your practice needs to be able to run smoothly.

 

Built in-house by James Payne in 2008, the simple and friendly user interface gives you complete access to every benefit you receive by being part of the Icare family.

 

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Topics: Insider, About IcareLabs, Lab Technician's Corner

5 Reasons You Should Be Using House Brand Progressive Lenses

Posted by James Stephany on Dec 13, 2018 12:52:14 PM

 

In a market flooded with over a hundred different progressive lens options how do you choose which one or ones to use?

Should you be using a branded product or a house brand product?


I simply say yes! You should be using both and here's why.

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

Easily Track Your Orders And Review Statements With MyIcareLabs

Posted by Nick Kidd on Dec 6, 2018 9:03:00 AM

 

The myicarelabs.com customer portal does more than just simply placing your orders. We've already covered how you can order stock lenses/frames, print shipping labels, take care of lab credits, and easily find what you're looking for

 

How would you like the ability to track all of your jobs in progress or pull up completed jobs in on convenient location?

 

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Topics: Insider, Optical Sales Coach, Trade Talk, About IcareLabs, Lab Technician's Corner

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