In the second part of his series on the dispenser’s role in myopia management, GRANT HANNAFORD covers the unique fitting demands of new and available spectacle lens options. Read more
Myopia’s prevalence has driven the development of innovative interventions, including spectacle lens options. GRANT HANNAFORD explains how dispensers can fit into the myopia management treatment plan.
In the second part of his series on frame adjustment, MURRAY O’BRIEN covers the most salient practical points that differ for various frame types and materials. Read more
The final frame adjustment is the icing on the cake in the dispensing process and can often be a defining moment in the patient journey. That’s why it is so important to get right, writes MURRAY O’BRIEN.
The decision to round key measurements to the nearest whole number can have a compounding effect. NICOLA PEAPER explains why accuracy is vital when ordering modern, high performing lens designs of today. Read more
With the everyday demands of practice life, it can be easy to lose sight of the effort put into each frame. JED CROTTEY details the design and manufacturing processes behind acetate frames. Read more
Australian optical dispensing is amid one of its most transformational periods thanks to a fortuitous trainee wage subsidy program. Trainer VIRGILIA READETT explains the impact it’s going to have. Read more
In the workshop well-established processes can be the difference between providing quality service or poor outcomes. It’s also an effective tool for training and development, writes Bruce Wain. Read more
There is an element of physics when it comes to matching a frame to the patient’s head, with the forces of weight and friction playing a big part in overall comfort and fit, writes LEIGH ROBINSON. Read more
High-powered lenses still require the back vertex distance to be measured otherwise the wearer may not get the best out of their lenses. Steven Daras dissects this underused dispensing measurement. Read more