Technology

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...

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...