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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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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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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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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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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  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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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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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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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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