LANL Safety and Computer Glasses

Attention LANL employees: LANL covers several types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including protective shoes, clothing, and safety/computer glasses. Form 1882a must be completed and signed by your line manager (or DPR). We offer a wide range of safety frames: Wiley X, On Guard, ArmouRx, and Titmus. All computer glasses include blue light protection: clearContinue reading “LANL Safety and Computer Glasses”

The Transformative Power of OCT Angiography

Measure Retinal and Optic Disc Vasculature to Enhance Patient Management AngioAnalytics™ allows us to measure foveal avascular zone (FAZ) parameters, areas of abnormal flow in the outer retina and choroid, and vessel density of the superficial vascular complex, deep vascular complex and radial peripapillary capillaries. Multi scan analysis enables assessment of visit-to visit change, andContinue reading “The Transformative Power of OCT Angiography”

Advantages of Trial Frame Refraction

“The last place kept remaking my glasses, but never got it right.” This is my first clue that it’s time to pull out my trial frame that I got in optometry school. It is used for eyeglass prescriptions that require more time, care, & attention than traditional or automated tests. It is also closer toContinue reading “Advantages of Trial Frame Refraction”

Trivex vs Polycarbonate

Trivex is a lens option worth paying extra for! LANL Davis offers trivex for $55. Why? from Lens Materials are Changing: They have a fun history. Trivex was originally used in helicopter windshields for the military. They have an incredible ABBE value. 45! Especially when you consider polycarbonate has an ABBE value of 32. Translation:Continue reading “Trivex vs Polycarbonate”

Support Small Business!

Dear Friends:    It is truly devastating news that 14 businesses in our community will never open their doors again!  Not all of them were COVID-19 related, but the reality is, every “Mom & Pop” has experienced a 25% to 75% loss in revenues due to the lock down. This is unsustainable for the long term.Continue reading “Support Small Business!”

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month!

Dear Friends:    We received a great response to our last letter and editorial in the Los Alamos Daily Post:   Shin:  Annual New Years Update.I never quite understood “aging eyes” until I personally experienced myself!   Around 40, seeing fine details, seeing in low light, driving at night, and reading up close all become more difficult.  The badContinue reading “February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month!”