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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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New Transitions Availability Guide

Digital Transitions Availability Guide

Oct 13, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Transitions lenses have a new digital availability guide now available for all ECPs. This is an easy way to look up all of the amazing Transitions photochromic technology, right at your fingertips. With all of the different combinations currently on the market, it can sometimes be a bit confusing. Luckily, this online guide takes out all of the guesswork.

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Kodak Lens anti-reflective coatings processed in-house by IcareLabs

Kodak Lens No-Glare Coatings

Sep 24, 2021 5:23:01 PM

Kodak Lens is one of America's most trusted brands. While many ECPs are familiar with their progressive lens options, did you know they also have premium branded anti-reflective coatings? Let's take a look at all three no-glare coatings offered by Kodak Lens and see how they can best meet your patient's needs.

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Transitions XTRActive New Generation

Transitions XTRActive New Generation

Sep 10, 2021 3:36:06 PM

Following up on the huge success of the new XTRActive Polarized lenses, Transitions will be launching the new XTRActive New Generation technology. We'll take a look at availability, features, and the expected launch date in this blog.

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Polarized Lenses 101 for ECPs

Polarized Lenses 101

Aug 18, 2021 5:11:36 PM

If polarized lenses are not an important part of your patient care plan, they should be. Almost everyone could benefit from a pair of polarized lenses as they simply reduce glare better than other products on the market.

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Polarized Prescription Eyewear For Your Patients

Polarized Rx Eyewear For Your Patients

May 14, 2021 3:27:58 PM

Summer is right around the corner. Many states across the USA reopening (yay). There has never been a better time to offer prescription polarized sunwear for your patients. Understanding how to communicate the benefits of polarized glasses to your patients is the key to dispensing their next favorite pair of sunglasses.

Have a look at the available options here at IcareLabs and questions you can ask them to find the best pairing for your patients.

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Crizal Rock is now available at IcareLabs

Crizal Rock Is Now Available

Apr 15, 2021 3:52:51 PM

Benjamin Franklin once said that nothing is certain except death and taxes. I think we can all agree that he missed the certainty that your customers will not properly clean their lenses. It is not an industry secret that the majority of wearers have some very bad habits when it comes to cleaning lenses.

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FogAway spray now available at IcareLabs

FogAway Spray Is Now Available

Feb 11, 2021 4:16:57 PM

Wearing masks has definitely been a task for everyone. The difficulty is patched up even more with those wearing glasses. Fogging issues can be a real and ever severe problem for eyeglass wearers while utilizing the protection of a mask. I personally fall into the glass wearing, category so when IcareLabs started researching this FogAway product I was super excited!

We had tried a couple of other tricks and even a few over the counter products and nothing worked well on lenses with AR coatings. I have to admit that I was a bit suspect, but I was willing to try anything to quit dealing with my glasses fogging up.

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