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Protect Your Peepers

By Denis Langlois June 27 is National Sunglasses Day. An initiative of The Vision Council, the organization behind Vision Expo East in New York City and...

Campaign to Appeal to Millennials

Transitions Optical says fashion stylist Jessica Mulroney will be the face of its new social campaign, which is aimed at demonstrating the benefits of...

Safeguarding the Eyes on the Field

By Denis Langlois Canadians love sports. More than half of the population is involved in community-level sport, either as a player, spectator, volunteer, coach or official,...

VEE Shines in NYC

By Denis Langlois The 32nd edition of Vision Expo East was a roaring success. The trades-only worldwide conference and exhibition for eyewear and eyecare, which took...

New materials on Specsy’s radar

By Denis Langlois Toronto-based Specsy, which recently announced the launch of its 3-D printed plastic resin custom eyewear line into the United States, now has...

NEXTGEN: Picking up the passion of opticianry

By Troy Patterson Courtney Thornborrow finds rewards in opticianry through the reactions she sees from “first-time wearers.” Be it children or those who have yet to...

Transitions shows it’s ‘Future Ready’ at Academy

By Denis Langlois More than 900 industry professionals from North and South America attended the 22nd annual Transitions Academy in Orlando, Fla. The two-day, invitation-only event,...

FRAMED: Removing barriers to vision care

By Denis Langlois Within its first few months of operation, Winnipeg-based Mobile Vision Care Clinic provided more than $30,000 in free eyewear to children in...

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