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October 5, 2016

Strength Equals Protection

Impact Resistance, Trivex 101

Going Above and Beyond Basic Impact Standards

Imagine: You have a client with a passion for mountain biking. One weekend, she decides to hit the trails for an off-road adventure when suddenly, as if out of nowhere, a rock sends her flying through the air, thrown from her bike. When you think about how impact resistant a pair of glasses are, you may think anything that’s up to FDA standards is satisfactory. But is safe, safe enough?

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June 1, 2016

3 Dangers of UV Light Your Patients Might Not Know

UV Protection, Trivex 101

Summer is here and you may see an increase in patients coming into your practice interested in sunglasses. Whether they are looking for stylish protection or something made to fit their prescription, this is an opportunity for you to convey to them a very important lesson: sunglasses should be worn year-round.

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November 2, 2015

Slimming Down: Are High-Index Lenses Always the Answer?

Thin, Trivex 101

The number of factors that play into spectacle lens quality can be overwhelming for opticians and patients alike. The number of lens technologies and materials has grown in recent years. Undoubtedly, many of your patients ask for thin lenses. Thinner lenses are often considered by patients to be more comfortable and appealing. Many dispensing opticians will immediately recommend a high index lens material to fulfill the patient’s request for thin lenses. However, refractive index should not be the first consideration in this scenario. The most important place to always start the lens recommendation is with the patient’s prescription.

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August 12, 2015

Improving Vision While Driving

Optical Performance, Trivex 101

Have your patients been expressing a desire to give in to their wanderlust and go on a road trip? Do they have a daily car commute?

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July 7, 2015

How to Protect Your Patients’ Eyes Against Blue Light Damage

Blue Light Protection, Trivex 101

Have you ever thought about your patients’ digital device habits? If you have patients in your waiting room, then chances are they are using a phone, tablet, or computer right now. Studies have shown that  Britons use theirs more than they sleep.

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June 30, 2015

See the Summer Sights with Trivex Lenses

UV Protection, Trivex 101

How do your patients make the most of summer? Are they avid swimmers? Do they enjoy lounging in the yard? Do they attend soccer matches regularly?

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February 5, 2015

TRIVEX Material, Still a New and Growing Lens Category

Trivex 101

Courtesy of Shamir

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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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December 30, 2014

Are 1.6 lenses thinner than Trivex lenses?

Thin, Trivex 101

In general terms, if the optical power of the lens with a comparable diameter is higher than -/+3,00 diopters, the index will play a significant role and impact the edge thickness for a minus lens and the center thickness for a plus lens.

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December 11, 2014

Trivex® lenses - watch the videos!

Impact Resistance, Trivex 101

Courtesy of Younger Optics

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November 11, 2014

Computer Vision Recommendations from an Ophthalmologist

Blue Light Protection, Trivex 101

Here is something I heard, I found it interesting and I wanted to share with you.