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When it’s time to change As time goes on, equipment ages and technology advances, edging systems age just like our cars and cell phones. When the time comes to replace your in-office edging machine many, there are factors to consider including costs, ROI, production demand and many more. This article will discuss what to consider in order to make a smart decision on a new edging system. Read More
Who’s afraid of rimless? Rimless eyewear has always been a unique frame category to work with. Today high tech materials used for frames and lens materials have made rimless eyewear easier to work with. Read on to learn about how technology has improved processing rimless eyewear. Read More
Four Elements of Financing Many financial aspects must be considered when deciding on a purchase that is going towards an in-house lab. Four major factors include lease/loan, interest rates, prepayment penalty, and research for the upcoming purchase. Read on to learn advice from the experts at Vision One Credit Union and Univest Capital, Inc. Read More
Maintenance Do’s and Don’ts In-house finishing equipment can easily pay for itself in reduced lab bills and an increase in business, however these devices need proper maintenance to continue to function correctly. Creating a maintenance schedule for these machines will prolong their lifespan and help prevent unnecessary repairs. Read on to learn how to properly clean and care for your lens equipment. Read More
Beveling for a Better Marriage The v-shaped cut on the edge of the lens that allows it to sit securely on the frame is known as the bevel. This was once the work of a lens technician who hand cut the bevel, today it is made in mere seconds by an edger. Read on to learn how an in-office edger can allow you to keep finishing in-house. Read More
Many businesses are using Twitter to connect with followers, create brand awareness, and drive traffic to their websites, and you can do the same for your independent practice. Setting up a business Twitter account is a simple process. Follow these easy steps to get your Twitter account up and running.
Both Google+ and Google Places are easy to set up. To get started with either of these, you will first need a Google account. So, if you do not already have one, go to accounts.google.com and click "Create an Account". Once you have a Google account, you will use it to set up both the Google Places and Google+ pages for your practice and you are ready to move on.