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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Back To School Savings!

August 6, 2019

Fingers crossed that summer is here to stay, but you know that August sets us into high gear to get ourselves organized for the school year!   Are your eyes and eyewear due for a back-to-school check-up? It’s always a good idea to make sure that you and your loved ones are seeing as clearly as…

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Always Be My Frames!

July 30, 2019

It seems lately that movies have been a huge source of eyewear inspiration in our office. Ali Wong (just like Elton John) has just been doing it right when it comes to bold and amazing eyewear style. We were spellbound by the collection of eyeglass frames Ali Wong wore in her recent Netflix film Always…

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Hot Deals in the City!

July 24, 2019

During July it’s fun to shop the abundance of sales out there. I’m always a fan of getting a great deal on something I love, especially when that item is exclusive and high-end. During July, and until Aug 30th, we have two amazing promotions happening. The first is 50% off prescription sunglass lenses when you…

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The Only Approved Rugby Goggles for Play!

July 17, 2019

Can you believe that until now, rugby goggles were not allowed to be worn in contact games? The Italian company, Raleri, was commissioned by the Intentional Rugby Board to create these special goggles for these players. The goggles have undergone rigorous testing and are the only sportswear that are approved to pose no additional risk to…

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40 Under 40: Joelle Zagury

July 11, 2019

Every year the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal carefully select forty individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership and accomplishments in business. This year we were ecstatic that our very own owner Dr. Joelle Zagury was a recipient of the 40 under 40 award!  Her outstanding drive and vision (pun intended) of modern optometry has…

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Rocket Man

June 26, 2019

As an eyecare professional I always notice eyeglasses on people, in both media and real life. A hot source of inspiration in our office lately has been Elton John. Eye wear is key to his signature style, and the eyewear featured in the movie “Rocket Man,” has had us so excited to branch out into…

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MVC Around Town: Spring Edition

June 19, 2019

  We’ve had a fun couple months welcoming Spring in Ottawa! As a small local Ottawa business, we are all about supporting others in any way possible. Read more to see what we’ve been up to!  Spring Trunk Show in support of Mealshare  We had our annual Spring Trunk show and it was such a…

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Summer Sale 2019!

June 2, 2019

Is it safe to say that summer is just around the corner? Hopefully the last of our spring showers are out of the way we can head outside and enjoy the weather! We made it Ottawa – we survived another winter. So, how are we going to celebrate? A new summer sale of course!  From June 1, 2019 until August 31,…

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Makeup Tips Part 2

May 29, 2019

After hearing such wonderful feedback on the last makeup tips post, the consensus was “more please!” You’re in luck since I had to cut just over 300 words the from the last post, I’ll add them back here in part two. Grab your brushes people and get ready! COMPLEXION If you happen to have skin…

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Top 5 Eye Myths Debunked

May 22, 2019

Growing up we were always told that if you cross your eyes, they will stay that way forever. Have you ever wondered if this is true? Contrary to this tall tale, the answer is no! Read more on our most commonly asked questions at Merivale Vision Care!  1. If I wear glasses will it make my vision…

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Makeup Tips for Eyeglass and Contact Lens Wearers

May 15, 2019

If you’re someone who wears eyeglasses and contacts, and you love to wear makeup this post is for you! I am going to share all of my tips and tricks with you to make the most of your makeup routine and enhance your features while using contact lenses and glasses. Here we go! Hygiene Tips…

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May 2019 Trunk Show!

April 29, 2019

It’s that time of year again … the snow has finally melted, the days are longer, and everyone has a spring in their step! (Yes – that pun was totally intentional!) When the seasons change, another designer sunnies and specs trunk show is never far away. This Spring, our trunk show is a two-day event…

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MVC’s Spring Promo!

April 17, 2019

MVC’s Spring Sunwear Promotion is Here! Welcome back everyone! I just can’t wait to share our new Spring Promotion with all of you! Sunwear has been a hot topic on the blog as of late, and since spring has sprung and summer is on its way, it’s time to plan your sunwear wardrobe. Consider something…

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Super Shades for Super Kids

April 10, 2019

Eye exams and glasses are usually top of mind for parents and caregivers when it comes to children’s ocular health, but it’s still important to remember sunglasses for kids too! Here at Merivale Vision Care, we offer a great array of sunwear for children, from new babies up to big kids, in about 39475 fun…

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Men’s Eyewear Trends & New In Balenciaga!

March 27, 2019

We feel bad. Menswear always gets ignored when it comes to the fashion game doesn’t it? So in addition to covering the Spring trends for women’s eyewear, we wanted to give you a run down of what Spring eyewear trends are happening for men, as well as one of our newest Spring lines from designer…

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March Break with Maui Jim

March 13, 2019

Here we are! We have finally arrived at March Break, and spring is right around the corner! For many of us, March Break includes a vacation away somewhere warm. However, if you’re like me and a vacay is not in the cards, then read on! Here at Merivale Vision Care you can experience the next…

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Celebrate Women’s Day at MVC!

March 6, 2019

This Friday you can catch all of us at MVC wearing purple. Why? It’s International Women’s Day! We are proud to be a local Ottawa business run by women. There’s nothing better than building a strong community of women who support each other. Today we want to highlight and give thanks to some of the…

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