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January 2021 Resources

Implementation of Updated FTC Contact Lens Rule Delayed

You never know where things will turn up. On December 28, 2020, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (stimulus package) Congress acted “to delay the implementation, effective date, and enforcement of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) updated Contact Lens Rule until March 31, 2021.”
January 2021 Resources

Peeling Back the Onion: The Importance of Formal Education in Opticianry

“Peeling back the onion” is an expression that describes the continued self-discovery of this optician. I stumbled into the field right out of high school in 2003, with no direction as to where my life was going. In retrospect, it was serendipitous. I didn’t realize the receptionist job I landed right out of school would end up being the beginning of my career in opticianry.
January 2021 Resources

Jewelry for Your Eyes: Reframing Frame Sales

With people’s faces covered by masks during every social interaction, we’re left with only one another’s eyes to pick up on social cues. Gone are frowns and smiles, scrunched noses, and smirks. Everything we perceive about one another now, and every signal we send, is exclusively through our eyes.
January 2021 Resources

IOT Free-Form Insights Part 8

Digital personalization of lenses allows for design optimization that accommodates the position of wear parameters.
December 2020 Resources

More Than a Best Friend

My college alumni magazine always has stories about graduates who have interesting and sometimes unusual careers, but the story in a recent issue made me take a closer look. 
December 2020 Resources

The Complete Eyewear Package

Presenting the complete eyewear package to your patients should be considered more art than science. 
December 2020 Resources

Why Attend a Conference with No CE’s?

One thing we have certainly learned this past year, is the importance of taking good care of ourselves. Stay healthy, keep safe, exercise, eat well, and rest.