IcareLabs Blog

Learn all about the science of tinting lenses in this two part series.

Tinting Lenses - Part 1

Sep 26, 2022 10:01:24 AM

Chances are that if you have an in-house finishing lab then you tint your own lenses. In this 2 part series on tinting lenses, we are going to go over some of the basics of tinting while digging into the science behind achieving good results.

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KODAK UVBlue lenses offer harmful blue light protection with 100% UV filtration

KODAK UVBlue™ Lens Now Available

Sep 13, 2022 1:58:05 PM

Signet Armorlite has just introduced KODAK UVBlue Lens, a prescription lens designed to filter out harmful High Energy Visible (HEV) Blue Light. This new lens will be perfect for most patients concerned about the many hours spent staring at the latest streaming content or TikTok trend. For ECPs, it means KODAK Lens blue light technology you trust is now available in two levels of protection:

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The new year is approaching which means new goals are to be set.

ECP Marketing For The End Of 2022

Aug 30, 2022 10:11:00 AM

With the end of 2022 on the horizon, we are seeing ECPs across the country looking for ways to maximize their profit margins. Most of us in this industry expect the ebbs and flows throughout the year, and with the back to school rush behind us, how do you end the year in the black?

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Build a YouTube channel for your eye care business to help build trust with your consumers

Building a YouTube Channel for Your Eye Care Business

Aug 12, 2022 2:34:18 PM

YouTube is the second largest search engine out there. We use it for entertainment, education, even falling asleep! It’s become an indispensable tool for day-to-day living—especially among millennials.
So why don’t most eye care practices have a presence on YouTube? You probably have a Facebook page, because you know that’s where a lot of potential patients are. But consider for a second that YouTube’s search volume is three times higher than Facebook’s, and it starts to feel like you may be spending your time in the wrong place.

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Crizal Sapphire HR and Crizal Easy Pro are available soon at IcareLabs

COMING SOON: Crizal Easy Pro & Crizal Sapphire HR

Jul 26, 2022 4:32:19 PM

Crizal announced two new coatings with their Sapphire HR and Easy Pro. These new anti-reflective coatings will help you meet your patients' needs better than ever before. These anti-glare treatments include new technology within the trusted Crizal formulations that continue to improve the premium AR brand your patients know and trust.

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Google Analytics 4 can be a key to your practice and optical's success

Google Analytics 4 & Your Optical

Jul 22, 2022 3:36:13 PM

As of July 1st of this year, Google has launched their new Google Analytics 4 standard. As an eyecare professional, what does this mean for you and why should you care?

The answer is simple. If your practice wants to measure, track, and/or increase your website's online presence, then you need to make sure you have this set up ASAP! This blog will help guide you in the basics and where to find everything you or your IT team will need.

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Blue Guard lenses give up to 20% protection from harmful blue light (HEV) and provide relief for digital eye strain

Blue Guard Lens Blanks

Jun 24, 2022 1:11:06 PM

Blue light protection for patients continues to be a priority for many ECPs.  The damaging effects of HEV or blue light are just starting to be fully understood. We know your patients are looking for an affordable, clear lens option to protect their vision and overall eye health. That is why in the fall of 2019 we launched our Blue Guard family of lenses. 

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Experience the new Heritage Xtreme progressive lenses, perfect for everyday wear.

IcareLabs Heritage Xtreme

May 20, 2022 11:44:11 AM

Over five years ago, we launched our Heritage line of digital progressives with three offerings. These three designs very quickly became some of our best-selling lenses. Today we are very excited to announce that we have launched six new Heritage freeform digital designs. Along with our proven Heritage, Heritage Plus, and Heritage Ultimate lenses, we have added an ultra-premium design with our Heritage Xtreme.

On top of these four everyday designs, we have also added the Heritage Single Vision, Heritage Office, Heritage Desk, Heritage Sport, and Heritage Driver lenses. These new options will better service SV patients, occupational lens wearers, and patients looking for lenses best suited for playing sports or driving.

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