Technology

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...

HOYA announces acquisition of Central Optical Company, brings Digital Surfacing Technology to Manitoba and...

HOYA Vision Care Canada has announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Central Optical Company. A regionally focused optical lab founded in 1955 by optometrists Dr....

Premium lenses – High-end solutions from top manufacturers

Optical lenses are a $1.8 billion-a-year industry in Canada, according to the latest figures from the Vision Council’s VisionWatch Canada report. About 8.2 million pairs...

NEXT GEN: Tech-savvy optometrist Dr. Patrick Sauvageau

By Troy Patterson Dr. Patrick Sauvageau has found time to practice, teach, invent and create multiple businesses in his seven years of optometry. The 31-year-old father's...

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...