Vision

Hello End of Year Promotions!

With the end of the year creeping up on us it’s time to finish our to-do’s from 2018. Have you been meaning to change your glasses or pick up a pair of sunglasses for your holiday travels?  We have a pretty awesome end of the year promo that will help check off your final to-dos when it comes to eyewear! …

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Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of our Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve got a couple more ideas for your festive shopping adventures from our store and other local small businesses!    If you’re tired of toys and onesies for the wee ones in your life then how about picking up something functional and fabulous? At MVC we have Babiators!…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018 Part 1

We’ve been teaming up with some of our best pals in Ottawa to help you with your holiday shopping! Keep reading for Part 1 of our fave picks for this holiday season from small local businesses in Ottawa!  At MVC we are always on the lookout for the best and coolest products! Need some ideas…

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Don’t Ignore Your Sunnies This Winter!

Are you one of those people who puts away their sunnies once there’s snow on the ground? Don’t be! Our eyes need even more protection during the winter months because of the bright reflection of the UV rays off the snow.   Also – we like to think that wearing sunglasses can easily trick our…

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Diabetes Changed My Vision!

Fact or fiction – your vision can change from uncontrolled diabetes? Fact! Well, what does diabetes have to do with my eyes anyway? Let us tell you a little story.    Once upon a time, there was a lovely man named Bob. Bob never needed glasses to drive because he could see the distance nice and clear.…

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We Had A Party! Trunk Show Recap

We threw a party last week for all of our wonderful clients! Twice a year, we host a trunk show with some of our favourite brands so that our clients can get spoiled with full collections of specialty eyewear at their fingertips.   This season, we introduced some amazing Montreal based brands into the mix;…

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Children’s Vision Month

October is Children’s Vision Month! At MVC we love seeing your kiddos for their eye exams! When it comes to kids eye health, there are lots of facts out there on how important eye exams really are. Here are a few key ones: 80% of children’s learning is visual 60% of children with literacy challenges…

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Kanye & Contacts Love Lockdown

It’s finally October! Have you been waiting all year to wear that sparkly jacket then realized, I don’t have blue contacts for my Kanye costume??  Well, look no further because we are here to help you make sure you follow the correct steps to achieve that fierce look.     Step 1:  Plan ahead.  Costume and…

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How Do Concussions Affect the Eyes?

Concussions are on the rise and with new statistics that are being collected and studied, we as optometrists have more questions to answer. One very important question is: How do concussions affect the eyes?  Basics about concussions First let’s talk basics of a concussion. What are they exactly?    A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury…

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Blue Light Filters

Let’s talk about technology and what blue light can do to our eyes. It’s time to get ready for school and we have an exclusive, limited time offer at MVC for students. Read on to find out more!    Remember those days when you would wake up early in the morning to watch your Saturday morning cartoons?…

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