Technology

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 patients

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...

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...

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...

Frames ‘Made with Love’ at Guild Eyewear

By Denis Langlois Frustrated by a lack of off-the-rack glasses for people with larger-than-average heads, Rod Fitzsimmons-Frey decided to start making frames himself. The Toronto computer...