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Introducing the new IcareLabs Heritage Relief lenses

Introducing The Heritage Relief Lenses

Mar 28, 2024 8:00:00 AM

Are your single vision patients looking for some relief from their digital devices? Our new Heritage Relief digital single vision lenses will be exactly what the doctor ordered to help reduce your patient's eye strain. Let's find out who these designs are best suited for and what they can do in our latest blog.

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how to increase Transitions photochromic sales in an optical

How to Increase Transitions Sales

Mar 20, 2024 1:04:17 PM

It's quite surprising to learn that 75% of current eyewear patients expressed their interest in purchasing Transitions® prescription lenses if given the option. This statistic highlights a significant opportunity for eyecare providers to cater to their patients' needs and preferences more effectively while increasing average sales price (ASP).

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How can you respond to negative reviews effectively

How Can You Respond To Negative Reviews Effectively?

Mar 11, 2024 8:41:30 AM

In today's digital age, online reviews wield significant power over businesses. While positive reviews can boost your reputation and attract new customers, negative reviews have the potential to tarnish your image and deter potential clients. However, negative reviews aren't necessarily a death sentence for your business. In fact, they can be valuable learning experiences and opportunities for growth if handled correctly.

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Support A Great Cause With Dr. Seuss Kids Frames From Eye Q

Support A Great Cause With Dr. Seuss Children's Frames From Eye Q Eyewear

Mar 1, 2024 9:00:00 AM

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the kick-off to National Reading Month which celebrates and encourages reading for all ages. Here at Eye Q Eyewear, this classic children's author has a special place in our hearts as we design and manufacture the Dr. Seuss collection of children’s eyewear.

We've decided to partner with our favorite local lab (IcareLabs, of course!) to offer a promotion in celebration of Dr. Seuss and National Reading Month! From now until the end of March, we will donate $1 for every Dr. Seuss frame sold by IcareLabs. Even better, they have generously offered to match us 1 for 1 with a donation for a total of $2 per frame! 

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Transitions Gen S launching soon! Will be available at IcareLabs April 19

Transitions Gen S Launching Soon!

Feb 26, 2024 1:50:56 PM

Hot off the heels of the 2024 Transitions Academy, the new Transitions Gen S lenses will be hitting the market soon. What are the launch details? Are demos available? What makes these new lenses so great? Find out all of that and more in this blog.

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Varilux shortens their line of progressives by discontinuing the traditional versions of all, making digital progressives their only offering.

Varilux Announces Product Discontinuations

Feb 23, 2024 12:58:13 PM

EssilorLuxottica has announced that they will be discontinuing several older lens designs within the Varilux product line at the end of this month as part of a push to simplify their product offerings. This will benefit us all and make choosing the correct lens for your patient easier than ever. We'll take a look at what products are going away as well as give you recommendations for replacements in this blog.

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Maximum your optical practice's success with Google Analytics 4

Maximizing Your Optical Practice's Success with Google Analytics 4

Feb 14, 2024 12:06:44 PM

In today's digital age, data reigns supreme, especially when it comes to understanding your business and its online presence. For optical practices looking to enhance their marketing strategies, improve patient engagement, and boost overall success, leveraging powerful analytics tools like Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is essential. In this blog post, we'll delve into the reasons why optical practices should embrace GA4 and how it can revolutionize their operations.

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The difference between precoated and custom mirror coatings on your polarized sunglasses

Pre-Coated Mirrors vs Custom-Coated Mirrors: Which Lenses Are Better?

Feb 7, 2024 10:00:00 AM

Years ago, polarized mirrored lenses could only be done with custom coating. These days we now have the option to get pre-coated mirrors too. So what is the difference and is one better than the other? This blog will cover all the ins and outs of both custom coat and pre-coated polarized mirror options. We think you'll agree there is a clear winner between the two!

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IcareLabs becomes a fully certified wholesale safety lab for your Varilux, Crizal, and Shamir lenses.

Are You Getting Your Share of Sales in the Safety Market?

Jan 30, 2024 10:00:00 AM

Safety lenses and safety frames are an established and consistent section of the overall optical market with prescription safety being a built-in segment of business required by many employers for their employees to safely do their jobs. So the question is, what are you doing to make sure your optical is also getting its fair share of this business?

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A year in review by our Director of Operations and his plans n enhancing our wholesale lens lab.

Reflecting on 2023 and Anticipating 2024: A Year in Review

Jan 24, 2024 9:08:00 AM

In the heart of IcareLabs, beyond the machinery and technology, lies a bond that goes beyond the business realm – a connection that considers our accounts not just as clients, but as an integral part of our extended family. For 56 years, this family has been the cornerstone of IcareLabs, shaping it into the optical powerhouse it is today.

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