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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...

NEXTGEN: A passion for helping others

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Fourth-year University of Waterloo optometry student Sherene Vazhappilly is making a name for herself and planning for her future. Vazhappilly was recently named...

First-of-kind contacts launch in Canada

By Denis Langlois The new ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology contact lenses are launching this month in Canada. The two-week reusable contacts, named by...

FRAMED: Taff recognized for social media savvy

By Denis Langlois Vancouver optician and social media guru Sheena Taff has a new award for her mantel. The managing optican at Roberts & Brown Opticians...

Transitions shows why it’s “Light Years Ahead” at Academy

By Denis Langlois More than 915 industry professionals from 31 countries in North and South America participated in the 23nd annual Transitions Academy. The invitation-only event,...

FRAMED: An optician’s mission

By Denis Langlois A team of Ontario opticians, including Sudbury’s Bryan Todd, recently saw more than 1,000 patients and dispensed nearly 900 glasses during a...

NEXTGEN: Bespoke eyewear from P.E.I.

By Jody Johnson-Pettit An innovative company is producing customized eyewear from Canada’s east coast. Fellow Earthlings, launched in spring 2014 by Christopher Seggie, 34, and his...

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