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Registration for Vision Expo West 2017 in Las Vegas opens June...

Registration opens June 12, 2017 for International Vision Expo West 2017 The premier event takes place at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas,...

Eyecare apps provide information, assistance at your fingertips

By Troy Patterson The computing power contained in today's smartphones offers a variety of options for optical professionals as well as patients with low or...

Inside Optics 2017 jam-packed with educational opportunity

By Troy Patterson Toronto's Inside Optics 2017 was a day of networking and high-level optical education. Put on by the Ontario Opticians Association (OOA), the event...

FRAMED: An ‘Eye Deal’ Business with Erica Seyler

By Denis Langlois Erica Seyler says her Sault Ste. Marie-based Eye Deal Optical has evolved over the years from a conservative, budget-friendly eyewear shop into...

An interview with the head of the OOA: Martin Lebeau

Martin Lebeau has served for the past four years as president of the Ontario Opticians Association, which has been the official voice of opticians...

FRAMED: Born with ‘optical genes’ – Sheena Taff of Roberts &...

By Denis Langlois You could say Sheena Taff's passion for eyewear is embedded in her DNA. The daughter of two opticians, Taff followed in her parents'...

NEXTGEN: Building a career in eyewear at Cutler & Gross

By Troy Patterson What began as a temp job in 2010 turned into a ground-breaking career for Golta Mohammadi with luxury eyewear company Cutler and...

Transitions campaign aimed at protecting eyes from the sun

By Jody Johnson-Pettit When slathering on the sunscreen this summer, don’t forget about protecting your eyes against harmful UV sun rays. To help get the message...

Canadian Optical Supply launches its first website

By Denis Langlois The Canadian distributor of such eyewear brands as Silhouette, adidas Sport, neubau and Zen Barcelona has launched its first website. Montreal-based Canadian Optical...

Top brands innovating to offer high-performance shades

By Troy Patterson The sports and sun eyewear sector is a virtual battleground of technology and innovation as we head deeper into 2017. High-end eyewear designers...