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Vision Expo West 30th Anniversary contest

Vision Expo has released a new video and launched a social media contest to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Vision Expo West 2018 in...

Vision Expo recognizes exhibitors with new award category

Vision Expo has announced a new category as part of its Best Booth Awards. Along with Most Creative Booth Design, the newly launched category...

Specsy: Fueled by creativity

The future of eyewear is here thanks to Toronto-based Specsy. The innovative, technology-driven company, which formed just a couple of years ago, was the first to bring multi-colour...

The Digital Advantage

By Denis Langlois Canadians are among the most engaged Internet users in the world, according to a 2017 report by the Ottawa-based Canadian Internet Registration...

Optical apps

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Smartphone technology gives people the ability to “try on” frames, receive visual assistance and find out more about digital eye strain right...

SPOTLIGHT: Optika

Quebec-based Optika Eyewear is launching 15 new optical frames in Canada for both men and women as part of Soho Tech Eyewear’s fall 2018...

Aviators’ popularity remains sky-high

By Denis Langlois When it comes to sunglasses, aviators continue to fly high. Characterized by teardrop-shaped lenses and a double or triple bridge, these shades were...

Transitions Optical launches Style Fix Contest in Canada

Transitions Optical today launched a contest that gives consumers and eyecare professionals a chance to win the newest, stylish lens choice in eyewear fashion:...

Lenses for on-the-go kids

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Ensuring children can see properly and that their eyes are protected is of utmost importance to lens manufacturers. According to Essilor Canada, one...