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Dental Loupes - Vendor Information

From: Dr. Lata Shenoy, IDP Program Director

  • During the bench test I explained the eye-protection policy at our school.  It is a good investment to purchase a good fitting pair of eyeglasses (protective lenses). I recommend also that they be scratch resistant lenses.  
  • It is our policy that student’s working with rotary instruments in the clinic or lab use eye protection.  This applies to those students who wear prescription lenses as well as those who have 20/20 vision.
  • Dental loupes with a 2.5x magnification is “mandated” for direct and indirect restorative work.  Having them at the start of our program will enhance your progress.  (3x magnification is not acceptable in the restorative clinic as it hinders peripheral vision.)
  • Protective eyeglasses and Dental Loupe cost is not included in the program fees.  
  • I am sending you various loupe vendor’s information.  Please contact them .  Some vendors are able to make arrangements to meet you at your home cities ex. Los Angeles, N.Y, etc.  
  • Canadian residents please connect by e-mail or phone.
  • Loupes vendors will be at the first day of IDP Orientation (5/21) to measure and place orders so you will have them on time.  

Loupes Vendors

**Loupe lights are optional (not mandated)

Design for Vision - http://www.designsforvision.com/

Ken Jakiel– Northeast Regional Sales Manager

kjakiel@dvimail.com

Phone number: 716-574-9624

Orascoptichttp://www.orascoptic.com

Gregg Brown – Senior District Sales Manager

Gregg.brown@orascoptic.com

Phone #: 412-302-6739

Loupes Questions?

If you have any questions regarding the loupe purchase, please email me or my helpers.

Lata Shenoy- Director of IDP: shenoy@buffalo.edu

Lynne Pokigo - Assistant to the IDP Director: lynnepok@buffalo.edu