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OptiCon @ Vision Expo spikes optician attendance

Making its debut at Vision Expo West, OptiCon @ Vision Expo generated record breaking attendance numbers with a 16 percent increase in optician turnout...

Angela Harar, Christine Flanagan honoured for work on Vision Expo

Angela Harar, Senior Director of Shows for The Vision Council, and Christine Flanagan, Vice President of Operations for Reed Exhibitions, are to be honored...

Transitions Optical now accepting Transitions Innovation Awards Nominations

Until October 31, industry professionals can begin submitting nominations for the 2018 Transitions Innovation Awards Program at Transitions.com/Awards. Through this program, Transitions Optical recognizes...

FRAMED: The ‘Personal’ touch

By Denis Langlois There are now more ways to get Personal eyewear service in St. Catharines, Ontario. Eyewear fashionista Rachel Hill, who has owned Personal Optical...

NEXTGEN: Dr. Jakob honoured in her hometown

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Dr. Abby Jakob says winning a Young Professional of the Year award was “the best moment” of her life so far. “I have...

Booming Eyewear

By Denis Langlois Mary-Lynn Standen looks to tick off three boxes when looking for new glasses. “I like something affordable, comfortable, but also flattering,” says the...

National eye-care strategy needed: CAO

By Denis Langlois Canada’s aging population is contributing to an “emerging vision crisis” in the country, according to the Canadian Association of Optometrists. The national organization,...

Styles for on-the-go seniors

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Looking good while living an active lifestyle is important at any age. For the older clientele, there are a wide array of options...

Vision Choice award winners at Vision Expo West

Congratulations to the following winners of the 2018 Vision Choice Awards! First Place: Miraflex, Booth: 13056 Second Place: Lunette, Booth: G21033 Third Place: Mó eyewear, Booth: G21037 Attendees...