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Blog entries are the sole opinions of the author and not necessarily the opinion of Opticiansfriend.com.  If any error in fact is made, please notify the author or administrator and a correction will be made upon verification of information.  Due to the opinionated nature of blogs, you understand that issues that are controversial and/or disagreeable may be posted.  Do not use this site if this offends you.

The blog is organized by either a "Optical Guides," "Personal Opinions," "Lens Review," or "Optician's Friend Blog" "Optical guides" are instructional by nature and follow rigid standards and are sourced by the author.  "Personal Opinions" are, as the words suggest, personal opinions or about something personal to the author. A "Lens Review" is an evaluation based upon the experience of the author. Lastly, "Optician's Friend Blog" are opinions about the eye care industry or updates to the website.

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