WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT…Processing Hydrophobic Lenses

Willard, Mike; Brown, Steve
July 2011
LabTalk;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 39 Issue 14E, p30
Trade Publication
The article provides information on hydrophobic lenses. It cites the profitability of hydrophobic lenses for the lens manufacturers and the processing laboratories. The slippery property of hydrophobic lenses reportedly presents a challenge to laboratories in securing the lens against slipping during edging to protect axis accuracy and profits. The challenge of securing anti-reflective (AR) coated super hydrophobic lenses during edging is also noted.


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