Features

ECPs take part in Essilor Canada Alive Summit and Roadshow

By Denis Langlois Eyecare professionals gathered in Toronto in September for an Essilor Canada Alive Summit and Roadshow event at Westin Harbour Castle. The daytime Alive...

FRAMED: Designing one-of-a-kind eyewear with MOSH Framemakers

By Denis Langlois Sara Moshurchak is one of only three women in the world who is personally handcrafting eyeglass frames. Owner of the recently renamed MOSH...

NEXTGEN: Dr. Harmeet Gill and his calling for ophthalmology

By Troy Patterson Dr. Harmeet Gill has found balance and satisfaction in assisting both the public and private sectors within the Canadian ophthalmology community. Gill, 39,...

Gayle Harrison is an ‘optician on a mission’

By Denis Langlois Gayle Harrison made a promise to herself eight years ago. After being forced to choose a new career, and deciding to go back...

FRAMED: SPEX by Ryan an ‘outside-the-box’ optical shop

By Denis Langlois SPEX By Ryan is an optical shop located on the edge of Regina’s trendy Cathedral Village; the creativity hub of Saskatchewan’s capital...

NEXTGEN: Optician Kendra Arsenault ‘always striving for excellence’

By Troy Patterson Kendra Arsenault didn't even know opticianry was a career before entering the field. Now the optical manager at Riverview Loblaw Optical in New...

Kid-approved eyewear showcased by many top manufacturers

By Troy Patterson When it comes to pairing eyewear with children, the fit, comfort and style all play a role in helping young people develop...

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

Registration opened 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...