10 Things To Know About Vision Therapy

July 18, 2018

These days vision therapy (VT) is something you may hear among fellow parents and even in the workplace. Read on to find out 10 things about vision therapy! 1. What is vision therapy?    Vision Therapy is a doctor supervised customized program of visual activities (think of it like physiotherapy for the eyes). It is designed to improve…

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The Future is Here With SPECSY 3D Printed Glasses

June 27, 2018

The future has arrived at Merivale Vision Care. Ok, maybe that sounds a bit dramatic. But if you were to hold the glossy, marble-motif frames that were 3D printed in Toronto by way of a state of the art digital head and face scan that happened in Ottawa, you would be excited too.    …

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Eye Makeup and Beyond

June 13, 2018

In the world of social media, we now have access to loads of makeup tutorials. As fun as it is to experiment with makeup, have you ever thought about when should you dispose of your old makeup? Read on to find out more!    Mascara  You should dispose of your mascara at least every 2 months. After many uses the mascara will dry…

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Welcome to your MVC Eye Exam Experience!

June 6, 2018

  For today’s blog we want to walk you through what to expect at your next eye exam. Visitors often tell us that our clinic is larger than they thought it would be. And you’re right! We do have a lot going in our space and each of these areas has a special role in…

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5 Eternally Classic Sunnies You Should Never Let Go Of

May 30, 2018

When you close your eyes and picture an eternally classic style icon, what do you see? Is it Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy, standing in front of Tiffany & Co? Or maybe it’s Jackie O stepping out in a skirt suit? Oftentimes, our favourite style icons have a signature pair of sunglasses that we associate them…

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An alternative to glasses after 40: multifocal contacts

May 23, 2018

Have you been wearing contact lenses for years? Maybe you’ve recently started having some difficulty reading with your usual contacts on? Have you stopped wearing contacts all together because of this? If you answered yes to these questions; you’re not alone. Most of you will know about progressive glasses, with lenses that have a gradient…

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favourite MVC brands

Our 4 favourite MVC brands!

May 16, 2018

At Merivale Vision Care we pride ourselves in keeping up with the latest fashion and trends but also maintaining classic pieces in our frame collection.  We asked our highly skilled and awesome dispensers to choose their favourite line and tell us 3 reasons why they love it! Read on to see which one matches your style!    Natalie’s favourite MVC brand:  Mykita – a modern collection of frames handmade…

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Choose the Right Sunnies this Season

5 Tips to Help You Choose the Perfect Sunnies this Season

April 20, 2018

As soon as warm weather hits, everybody starts going crazy about getting our bodies “bikini ready”, but before summer I’m all about getting my face SUNNIES-READY with the perfect sunnies! Oh, have you never heard of this term? Let me tell you all about it and why it’s way better than holding a plank for…

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Save the Date Rag and Bone Chloe

You’re Invited to Our Spring 2018 Trunk Show

April 15, 2018

We are very excited to share all the details of our upcoming trunk show with you! On May 3rd, from 4-8pm we will be featuring some of our favourite brands. We’ll have plenty of drinks and bites to make your shopping experience that much more enjoyable. Read on for details on our featured brands for this trunk…

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Food for the Eyes

Food for the Eyes

April 7, 2018

These days there is a lot of focus on what foods are good for the body but have you ever thought about what specific foods are good for the eyes? We need to fuel them with rich nutrients so they can keep up with the visual demands we encounter on a daily basis!  Did you know that when you read a book for…

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Luxury Sustainable Eyewear Brand

Why You Need to Know This Luxury Sustainable Eyewear Brand

March 27, 2018

It’s a great day when fashionable luxury accessories also do good for the planet. Don’t you just love knowing that what you’re wearing has made a positive social impact in some way?   As a local slow fashion blogger in the nation’s capital (I’ll be blogging once a month here – stay tuned for next time!),…

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Workplace Eye Health and Safety

Workplace Eye Safety and Eye Health

March 21, 2018

Did you know that 40% of eye injuries in the workplace happen to those that work in construction, manufacturing, and mining? In the United States alone, 2,000 workers suffer an eye-related job injury per day! These injuries can range anywhere from solutions being splashed into the eyes or small surface abrasions all the way to…

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spring promo 2018

Spring Promo is Here

March 20, 2018

Welcome Spring!  Everyone has been raving about our awesome winter promotion so we’ve decided to extend the sale until April 30, 2018! It’s time to spruce up the wardrobe and what better way with pair of prescription sunnies? We’ve got lots of amazing styles to choose from. If you want a sneak peek at some…

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International Women’s Day!

March 9, 2018

On March 8th 2018, Merivale Vision Care celebrated International Women’s Day! This year we continued our ongoing support to the Zonta Club of Ottawa and donated $25 for every pair of glasses sold to the Zonta Club of Ottawa. The Zonta Club of Ottawa is a chapter of Zonta International – an organization that has…

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Valentines Day @ MVC

Valentines Day @ MVC

February 12, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at MVC!

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Winter Promo at MVC

Winter Promotion @ MVC until March 31, 2018

February 12, 2018
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back to school glasses

Donate School Supplies, Get Pair of Kids Sunnies

August 20, 2017

Thinking about buying back to school supplies? Why not buy a couple extra items to help a child in need? For the month of August if you bring in a backpack with specific supplies, you can trade it in for a pair of kid sunnies! We are accepting backpacks until the end of this month.…

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Dealing with a Summer Allergy

Top 5 Tips for Dealing with a Summer Allergy

August 4, 2017

It’s not all fun in the sun for everyone; for an unlucky few, summertime is the season of itchy, red, eyes watery eyes. Thankfully when the allergy season strikes, there a few techniques you can try to deal with summertime allergies. 1. Change It Up They might be crucial for helping you see clearly, but…

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Frames for different face shape

What type of frames are right for my face shape?

July 18, 2017

Summertime is here! And with those bright UV rays that we’re enjoying so much, we thought you’d want to know how to keep your eyes protected while also being stylish. Did you know that keeping your eyes healthy isn’t all that we do? Oh no friends, we also bring it in the fashion accessories department.…

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Mvcs Finest Patrons Jamie Fine

One of MVC’s finest Patrons-Jamie Fine

July 6, 2017

We’ve given you some fun personal profiles about the people who work with us, but what about our customers? They’re just as cool – actually, probably way cooler than us. We are continuously inspired by the talented individuals that walk through our doors and to prove it, we’re profiling a long-standing client who is a…

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