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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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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If there’s one thing that all style mavens have in common – on point eyewear is the first common denominator that comes to mind. At least, for us anyway. Maybe street style stars love wearing sunnies because it means they can judge other people’s outfits in secret, or maybe it simply ups their mysterious allure…

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I get the sense that we are feeling buried in winter these days, literally (six foot snow banks), and figuratively (will it ever be spring???). Let’s bust out of the rut and refresh! Change up our eyewear and pretend it’s already summer by wearing our sunglasses ALL THE TIME. Seriously though, needing some eye-spiration? Keep…

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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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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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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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There is nothing like the fresh start of September. It almost feels more like the beginning of a new year than January 1. Kids go back to school, productivity is heavy in the air and everyone is ready to give a final push to the end of the year. And the fashion?   Well. We…

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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

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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