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At This Optician’s Business, It’s High Time

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We have several clients, who I won’t name because they are well known. They are usually musicians and they come in high as a kite; they smell so strong we all need a pizza when they leave. They usually pay cash and give you an alias for their records. When they come back in, they never know what name they gave you the last time. If there is an issue with a frame you can’t service it because you can’t find their records. — Wendy S., Atlanta, GA


This article originally appeared in the April 2017 edition of INVISION.

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This Mechanic’s Eyewear Was a Mess … But He Followed Directions!

A tale as old as time that gives new meaning to being in ‘hot’ water.

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WE HAD A MECHANIC who returned a pair of glasses that were scratched all to hell. He said, “I followed your directions and used soap and water to clean them.” I asked what kind of soap he used, to which he replied, “Lava, that’s all I use.” When I stopped laughing I offered him a new pair of lenses and I have told this story for the last 30 years. — Alexander Saper, Great Glasses, Houston, TX

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One OD’s Encounter Gives A Whole New Meaning to ‘Tick of the Eye’

What she thought was a scab had legs.

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I had a patient call with “something irritating her left eye for the past day.” We brought her in right away. I initially thought it was a chalazion that she had been picking at until I looked under the slit lamp. What I thought was a scab actually had legs. It was a tick embedded in her lid margin! — Kimberly Riggs, OD, Ligonier, PA

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An Exception to the Cancellation Policy?

The no-show who showed … briefly.

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Had a patient come in the office five minutes before their appointment to tell us they will not be here for their appointment and then ran out. — Michael Davis, OD Opti-Care, Eldersburg, MD

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