IcareLabs Blog

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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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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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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Follow these helpful tips to selecting the right mirror option for your patient

The Ultimate Guide to Mirror Coatings

Mar 27, 2023 9:52:07 AM

Mirror coatings are back in style and becoming increasingly popular every day. Knowing how to order a mirror coat to obtain the patient's desires can be challenging, but with these helpful tips and information, this process will become a breeze.

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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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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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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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2022 Sunglasses season is here

Sunglass Season Is Here!

Apr 21, 2022 2:13:23 PM

Having been in the optical industry for most of my adult life has spoiled me. Like many of you, I have multiple pairs of glasses covering all my needs. For many of us, we probably have multiple pairs for a specific need. This is just what you do when you are in the industry; you try new products and add-ons and enjoy their benefits.

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