Entries by VCDLabs

The Effects of Blue Light

The most potent light in the visible light spectrum, blue light reaches right to the retina at the back of the eyes. Artificial white light sources such as LED (light emitting diode) and some radiation lamps emit excessive blue light compared to natural white light. 

5 Tips to Reduce Remakes

As you know, remakes are costly. When a lens or frame doesn’t satisfy a patient the effort required to create a remake hurts the production flow of the lab, causes difficulties for the practice, and inconveniences the patient. The cost of a lab bill can significantly impact the bottom line of the practice. A major […]

Shape Library

When placing lens orders, pick the closest shape from the library below and key it into Special Instructions on the web order page (shape “x”). This is especially important, and should be included for hyperopes with power => 2.00

What Exactly is Free Form?

Free-Form is the state-of-the-art technology that has revolutionized the way ophthalmic lenses are made. Also known as digital, internal, and even backside technology, these terms for Free-Form can refer to the lens design, the tooling or the manufacturing-surfacing technology. Thus, many lenses can all be called Free-Form. From a purist point of view, not all […]