Women’s Day 2020!

March 10, 2020

Hi Friends! I am sure that many of you celebrated International Women’s Day this past weekend. We celebrate International Women’s Day annually here at Merivale Vision Care, Wellington Vision Care and Ottawa Vision Therapy! Since the day fell on Sunday, we moved our celebration to Monday March 9th at MVC and Tuesday March 10th at…

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March Madness at MVC!

March 2, 2020

Hello everyone and welcome back to the blog today. I am so excited to share today’s post with you because I want to tell you all about our March Madness Event happening here at Merivale Vision Care! Now is the time to book that eye exam with us and start building that eyewear wardrobe! When…

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) Awareness Month!

February 18, 2020

It’s fitting how February is both Heart Month and Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month because these two things tie together quite well.   This month you’ve probably read about how we are giving back to the Ottawa Heart Institute. If not, click here to see how you can be a part of our festivities. Age-related macular…

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Hi, Diane!

February 11, 2020

A few blog posts back we let you know that we have welcomed some new Opticians into the MVC/WVC family! We first introduced you to our new Optician Dave. Second up, another fabulous Optician, Diane! You’ll find Diane predominantly at our Wellington location, but she has been known to moonlight occasionally at Merivale as well…

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We Love Heart Month at MVC and WVC!

February 4, 2020

Welcome to February everyone! February a great month because the days are getting longer, and Valentine’s Day gives us permission to eat all the chocolate (from heart-shaped boxes to boot), but most importantly because it is Heart Month! We celebrate Heart Month annually both here at Merivale Vision Care and at our sister location, Wellington…

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Hi, Dave!

January 28, 2020

We have some very exciting news to share with you! We have welcomed some new Opticians into the MVC/WVC family, and we can’t wait for you to get to know them. First up, Dave! We love having Dave’s energy in the optical boutique at our Merivale location. From his first day, and in the best…

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The Newest Frames in (Our) Town!

January 21, 2020

Tracey here, your friendly neighbourhood Optician, and I am so, SO excited to share with you the newest and hottest eyewear collection here at both Merivale and Wellington Vision Care: the EyeSeeYOW collection! The idea for these frames and their respective designs were born way back last March when our #bossbabe Dr. Joelle Zagury and…

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Start 2020 Off Right – Recycle!

January 14, 2020

Happy 2020 everyone! The ball has dropped, new year’s resolutions have been made and it’s time for you to do great things! Maybe recycling more isn’t something that was on your resolution list but certainly, you can add that to your list. Let us show you how!  Bausch & Lomb has teamed up with TerraCycle, an innovative recycling company, to help reduce waste with…

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WVC Is Open For Business!

December 17, 2019

We are so happy to announce that Wellington Vision Care is open for business! Located in the heart of Wellington West, you can expect the same personalized and friendly care that you receive at our Merivale Vision Care location.  WVC is a fresh and modern boutique setting filled with a curated collection of frames for…

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See Everything While On Vacation!

December 3, 2019

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with the holidays comes plenty of travel. There is nothing worse than going on vacation and forgetting extra contact lenses, losing sunglasses or breaking your glasses. You need to be able to see to enjoy your getaway to the max! Without further adieu, here are a few helpful…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Part 2

November 26, 2019

We are back with part 2 of our 2019 holiday gift guide! We selected some amazing local businesses that we love and found some cool gift ideas for your loved ones. Shop Tallow (358 Richmond Rd) For the stylish person on your list, choose a warm stylish scarf from Shop Tallow. This oversized Mackage unisex jacquard scarf features…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Part 1

November 19, 2019

Winter season has arrived, maybe a bit too early, but it definitely puts us in the holiday spirit! If you’re looking to do a bit of holiday shopping, then why not pick up some gifts for your spectacle-wearing loved ones!  Here are our top 5 best sellers at MVC that are either amazing stocking stuffers and definitely unique gifts! …

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Let Us Help You!

November 5, 2019

Hello, friends! Tracey here, your friendly neighbourhood Registered Optician from Merivale Vision Care. I’m here to share some helpful tips on what not to use (and what to use when in a real pinch) for at home repairs in case your glasses have an accident at home. We know it can feel frightening if something…

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10 Fast Facts about Laser Eye Surgery

October 29, 2019

Are you wondering: Am I a candidate for laser eye surgery? Is it worth it? Read on for 10 fast facts about laser eye surgery and find out which celebrity recently had corrective eye surgery!  10. You are awake during laser eye surgery and it takes less than 10 minutes per eye to perform the procedure!  9.…

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Students Add Status to MVC!

October 22, 2019

At Merivale Vision Care we pride ourselves on having a team that keeps up with the most current information, technology, and practices relevant to our field of eye care. Education is definitely one of our core values here. When you visit Merivale Vision Care you can be sure you are working with either someone who…

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Fall Trunk Show 2019

October 1, 2019

Fall is here! Time to take out those cozy sweaters, pack up those flip flops and grab a pumpkin spice latte. Here at Merivale Vision Care we are always excited for fall to come around because that means it is trunk show time!  This year we will be hosting Kering which boasts incredible brands such as Gucci,…

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Superflex Frames for Super Cool Kids

September 17, 2019

I’m going to let you in on a little secret we have here at Merivale Vision Care. Lean in parents and caregivers, this one is for you! We have an amazing and extensive collection of awesome frames for super cool kids at a great price! Our Superflex Kids collection offers a huge variety of styles…

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Second Pair Style-Up Event – One Week Only!

September 9, 2019

We are so excited to announce that we are hosting our Second Pair Style-Up Event here at Merivale Vision Care, and the frames included this event will knock your socks off! They are incredibly beautiful, and we have something for everyone in the offer. When you stop by from September 9th to September 13th, you…

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Celebrities Need Eye Exams Too!

August 27, 2019

Eye exams are such an important part of our daily lives and celebrities need them too! Read on to find out which celebrities have unique eye conditions.     Mila Kunis If you’re old enough, you may remember her from the hit TV show, That 70’s Show, or other blockbusters like Black Swan or Friends with…

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Can You Keep A Secret?

August 20, 2019

So you want to hear a little secret? You came to the right place!     We are opening a second location in Wellington West! We absolutely love providing excellent vision and service to our family at Merivale Vision Care, but we want to reach out even further in Ottawa. This location will have the same awesome…

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