IcareLabs Blog

The eye care industry has a bright future despite the decades of what we thought were the end of the optical industry.

A Future So Bright, We Need Shades

Jul 11, 2023 11:16:48 AM

Mark Twain, in response to a newspaper article reporting his death, hilariously stated that "The reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated". This famous quote could have been used by our industry numerous times over the past few decades.

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national sunglasses day is right around the corner. Learn more about the importance of wearing UV protective eyewear.

Sunglasses and UV Protection

Jun 28, 2023 9:00:00 AM

As most know by now, June 27th is National Sunglasses Day. I am pretty sure that most of us are not planning a big cookout, family time, and presents. It does fall on a Tuesday which already has its own purpose. Who doesn't enjoy Taco Tuesday? I believe tacos cover 4 of the 5 major food groups, but I digress.

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Aspheric lenses are the perfect substitution for your high prescription patients or those that experience aberrations.

Aspheric Lenses - Why?

Jun 16, 2023 9:30:00 AM

In the world of optics, precision and innovation have led to significant advancements in lens technology. Aspheric lenses have gained recognition for their ability to improve visual clarity, reduce distortion, and enhance overall comfort. This article explores the numerous benefits of aspheric lenses and highlights why they should be considered for various applications.

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Varilux XR is launching soon and Essilor recently hosted a training in Louisiana

Varilux XR Update

Jun 9, 2023 4:26:25 PM

This blog is coming to you live from New Orleans, LA. where Essilor is kicking off training to sales teams on the upcoming Varilux XR and XR track. Tina Farrell, our Director of Account Management, and myself were fortunate enough to be part of these trainings.

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The Science of AR Coatings

May 23, 2023 11:28:44 AM

Over the years working with ECPs, I was always shocked to hear how many offices don't sell or even offer anti-reflective coating to their patients. Even with more budget-friendly offices, you are doing a disservice to your patients by not at least offering it.

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IcareLabs celebrates 55 years

55 Years By The Numbers

May 17, 2023 4:51:25 PM

Today we celebrate 55 amazing years thanks to our amazing team members. We would also like to thank the many eyecare professionals across the USA who have supported us over the years.

Let's take a look at what 55 years looks like in numbers.

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Hudson safety glasses are available in a wide variety of options for men and women in the industrial field.

Hudson Optical Safety Frames

Apr 28, 2023 7:00:00 AM

As we continue to expand our supply frame offerings, we now have safety frames from Hudson Optical available. As with all our supply frames, you can order them with prescription safety lenses all in one shot directly through your myIcareLabs account. This provides faster turnaround time and better service levels.

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This part two of optical formulas will help you understand exactly how to fit your patient with the right frame based on looks and their prescription

Optical Formulas Part 2

Apr 20, 2023 12:16:17 PM

When we first started writing blogs and sending out our monthly IcareFocus Newsletter, we did not know what to expect. We are often humbled by the amount of interest in our blogs. We are also sometimes surprised by the success of some and the lack of interest in others.

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Crizal offers the clearest coatings available on the market right now and it's designed for patients of all ages

Crizal AR Coatings For Every Patient

Apr 10, 2023 10:00:00 AM

The newly revamped Crizal portfolio has a coating to meet any patient's needs. As the leader in anti-reflective coatings for over 20 years, Crizal has been at the forefront of bringing new technology to the market for ECPs. Now the new formulations provide five amazing options that continue to outperform the competition.

Gone are the confusing, hard-to-pronounce names. This simplified product lineup makes it easier than ever before to dispense the right Crizal coating to the right patient.

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