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Screen time linked to development delays in kids

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Children and technology are practically inseparable these days. However, digital screens have long been a concern in the eye care industry, due to...

NEXTGEN: Smith involved in many facets of optometry

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Dr. Joshua Smith has been involved in optometry at the local, provincial and national levels and beyond. “I made a decision when I...

FRAMED: Service spanning generations

By Denis Langlois North Shore Optical Services Ltd. has been a fixture on the hillside in North Vancouver for nearly six decades. The boutique optical shop...

Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses launching soon in Canada

By Denis Langlois Transitions Signature GEN 8 lenses are set to launch this fall in Canada. The next generation of Transitions Signature lenses are the result...

Happy Hour Glasses, a success for OPTOPLUS

In collaboration with Rouge FM, eight OPTOPLUS eye care clinics across Quebec invited their patients to discover the new line of frames from Marchon,...

Clearly, professional colleges react to court decision

Vancouver-based Clearly, the online optical company owned by Essilor, can continue selling prescription eyewear online in Ontario, the province’s appeals court has decided. The Court...

NEXTGEN: Optometry student makes difference overseas

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Canadian student Morgan Jackson has helped to bring eye care services to a remote region of Senegal, West Africa. Last summer, the third...

FRAMED: Optician believes glasses should be accessible to all

By Denis Langlois Philippe Rochette’s mission is to make eyewear affordable for everyone, including people on social assistance and seniors on fixed incomes. “Vision is not...

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