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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...

Golden Silmo for Grimard

By Denis Langlois Grimard Optique founder Robert Grimard has been recognized as an International Optician of the Year. The new award from Silmo and the International...

Inaugural EyeStyle Influencer lunch a success

Thirty of the most “followed” and influential eye care professionals and eyewear brand representatives discussed key trends and topics driving social media in today’s...

Seasonal looks

By Denis Langlois It’s that time of year again when homes, businesses, including many eye care practices, and malls in Canada are decorated in the...

‘Digital concrete’ by Specsy

By Denis Langlois Less than two years since its inception, Toronto-based Specsy has added a second frame material to its collection of 3D-printed, customizable eyewear. The...

Back to the ’80s

By Denis Langlois Flashback to the days of Flashdance. Anything “bright and neon” will be popular for eyewear this fall, according to The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize...

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