An Update: Our New Normal

From all of us at MVC, WVT and OVT, we would like to thank you for your ongoing support. This has been an exceptionally challenging time for health care and our small businesses. Over the past several weeks, we prepared our clinic in order to re-open for routine care. We have missed you and we are thrilled that…

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We’re back! The New Patient Journey

We are so excited to announce that the clinic is re-opened to the public again! We have spent weeks preparing our clinic and training our staff for our reopening with your health and safety in mind.  We truly look forward to welcoming our patients back! Here are some of the changes you can expect when you come to visit our offices.  Make…

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COVID-19 Phase 1 Changes

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Hello again! As of today, we are making small changes with hopes to re-open for normal business to everyone soon! You may have noticed online that we are now taking appointments for purchasing non-prescription sunglasses. As much as we would love to serve everyone for all their eye care needs right now, we are still adhering to strict guidelines by both the Optometrist and Optician Colleges…

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Tips for Kids and Screen Time

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With school being cancelled, kids are home all day, parents are juggling both a full-time job and taking care of their kids. The reality is that children will spend more time in front of the screen versus if they were in school all day. In the optometry world, we worry about excessive screen time because it correlates strongly with the onset and increase in myopia – the need for glasses to see in…

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What To Expect At Your Virtual Visit (eVisit)

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Why virtual care?  COVID-19 is placing stress on Canada’s public health system. We are offering virtual care to make sure that we can continue to care for our patients safely and effectively. This means that we will be using video and audio technologies for some patient visits rather than asking all patients to come into…

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Let’s Shop Together and Give Back! (at least 6 ft apart of course)

Hello to all our amazing patients and friends!   Over these past few weeks, we’ve undergone many changes and made difficult decisions, but our commitment to our team and community still stands. Our mission to provide sight for life is still as strong as ever, but for now, we need to do things just a bit differently.  Once we settled into our new normal, which is hard, because we miss our…

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) Awareness Month!

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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We Love Heart Month at MVC and WVC!

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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The Newest Frames in (Our) Town!

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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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WVC Is Open For Business!

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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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