Digging Into Camber

Digging Into Camber

Younger, the company behind the Camber series of lens blanks says, “A progressive lens has many powers, hence it has many ideal base curves, increasing in diopter from top to bottom.”   Let’s see if we can dig a little deeper here and figure out just exactly what...
Nanometers, Colorless AR, and ION Guns, Oh My!

Nanometers, Colorless AR, and ION Guns, Oh My!

The AR Coating Process - An Interview with Norm Kester Back in 2014, before I worked for Laramy-K, I visited a mid-sized, wholesale optical lab in Virginia that did in-house AR coating. I was privileged to get a behind-the-scenes look at the process. I must admit,...
Why Opticians Get No Respect

Why Opticians Get No Respect

Eyewear sales make up well over half of all revenue in the eyecare industry. So, why is it then that opticians receive so little in the way of compensation and respect? Could it be they’re playing in the wrong sandbox? Most opticians insist on playing in the medical...

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