When a person enters the store, it’s impossible to know what quirks lie beneath. ACOD’s VIRGILIA READETT offers a guide on how to dispense to a customer’s behavioural type. Read more
Compensations of the lens power aim to give the patient the closest experience to the power measured during refraction. NICOLA PEAPER outlines key considerations. Read more
Optical dispensers can be influential in maintaining workplace safety and protecting the vision of workers through eyewear, ACOD director CHEDY KALACH explains. Read more
This is a question STEVEN DARAS ponders, as he becomes increasingly concerned that his once-proud profession is straying away from its roots, diluted to become another form of retailing. Read more
Many dispensers don’t realise the value they can bring to an optical practice, stifling their career growth. In part one of his series, STEVEN DARAS explains why they’re the business’ powerhouse. Read more
Optical dispensers play an important role in projecting the practice’s outward image. This can extend to social media too, which has become one of the most effective marketing tools, writes APRIL PETRUSMA. Read more
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.