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eSight: Receiving the gift of sight through technology

By Jody Johnson-Pettit For the first time in his life, 10-year-old Benny Francey can see his mom’s face, read books and watch his favourite movies. The...

NEXTGEN: Finding happiness in opticianry

By Troy Patterson Jennifer Wicks swapped a career in teaching music for opticianry and feels she's all the better for it. The 32-year-old mother graduated from...

FRAMED: All in the family – Klein Optical looks back on...

By Denis Langlois Klein Optical recently marked its 25th year of business in the Gloucester suburb of Ottawa, Ontario. Robert Klein, in partnership with his two...

Seeing clearly – Lens manufacturers gear innovation to patient need

By Troy Patterson As we go further into 2017, lens manufacturers are focusing on creating lenses that combine innovation with patient needs. The result is a...

Making Contact – Contact lens manufacturers introducing new tech to aid...

By Denis Langlois Comfort is key when it comes to contact lenses. In this still-growing Canadian industry, eyewear companies are continually developing and introducing new technologies...

Patriotic Eyewear – Celebrate Canada’s 150th with the right frame

By Denis Langlois 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canada. Events are being held throughout the year -- not just on Canada Day -- to celebrate...

Innova, Zeiss and Topcon responding to diagnostic needs through tech innovation

By Troy Patterson Eyecare diagnostic equipment companies are responding to trends in health care by branching out into technologies that are advancing toward mainstream usage. Innova Innova's...

“You’re Too Expensive!” – 4ECPs explains how eyewear retailers can respond...

By Trudi Charest, RO What do you say when the customer say’s “you’re too expensive?” Are you and your staff prepared to compete? In today’s crazy...

Making eye patching fun for kids through technology

By Jody Johnson-Pettit When Quebec mom Lyse-Anne Roy found out that her three-year-old son Zacharie would have to wear a therapeutic eyepatch, she began researching...

READY, SET, GO (EYEWEAR) has launched in Canada

GO EYEWEAR is now available in Canada. The manufacturer and distributor of optical frames and sunglasses, which has been in operation since 2002, is now selling...