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January 27, 2015

Shared YouTube: How the sun sees you

Trivex 101, UV Protection

I found this YouTube video and I think it is great…please check it out! I think it explains the dangers of sun damage to your skin and eyes and reinforces the importance of protecting your skin by using sunscreen and protecting your eyes by wearing spectacles with UV blocking lenses.

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January 22, 2015

Optimize your lens building blocks

Practice Management, Business Strategy

To many spectacle wearers, lenses are simply two pieces of glass (ok, perhaps some patients have learned that most lenses today are in fact made from plastic materials) suspended in front of their eyes by some type of metal or plastic “holder”.

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January 20, 2015

Times are changing in Optometry

Times are changing in Optometry and there is nothing more important to the future of our profession than the way we select and teach our undergraduates and measure their fitness to practice.

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January 15, 2015

A brief history of Trivex material

Improving Patient Experience

Trivex material has a unique history. The original chemistry was developed by another company for use as helicopter windshields and fighter jet canopies for the military. This new polymer technology provided extreme impact resistance, amazing optical clarity and ultra-lightweight performance. In development for more than a decade by the military, the technology was subjected to rigorous ballistic and extreme performance testing.

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January 13, 2015

Reblog: A patient’s perspective on Trivex lenses

Practice Management, Business Strategy

I found an interesting video on YouTube describing a patient’s experience wearing Trivex lenses in his own words.

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January 9, 2015

How a lens is made

Improving Patient Experience

We created this animation on the manufacturing process for Trivex lenses a few years ago and I wanted to share it with you.

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January 6, 2015

Who is PPG?

I just realized that I have never told you who is PPG? Here is a quick overview...