Celebrating Asian Heritage Month 2022

The Merivale Vision Care family strongly believes in equity for everyone, and we love learning how people from all walks of life celebrate their culture. Asian Heritage Month is all May long, and to celebrate we would like to shine the light on important and informative resources and businesses from the Asian community. The Chinese…

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The Winds of Change are A-Blowin’!

Hi Friends, we hope you are all well today. We are so excited to share that there are some exciting changes coming up here at Merivale Vision Care. We are very grateful for the fact that despite these extraordinary circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic, our wonderful team and the scope of what we do is…

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Happy 2021!

Goodbye 2020 and hello 2021! It’s a new year and we all can gladly agree that we need a change stat. Now that we have an amazing year ahead, let’s add to the good vibes with an incredible promotion. Our winter promotion includes two amazing deals that you don’t want to sleep on. Before you…

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World Sight Day!

Did you know that almost 300 million people in the world live with either low vision or blindness?

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Guess How Much We Raised for BGCO!

Here at MVC and our sister location Wellington Vision Care, we are so proud to share that we support The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa (BGOC). Did you know that the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa has more than 100,000 visits per year, and has been helping at-risk youth and children across Ottawa…

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Got A Twitch?

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Have you ever experienced an annoying eyelid twitch that won’t go away? To make matters worse, have you ever noticed that the twitch always appears at the most inconvenient times? Luckily, eyelid twitches are typically not an emergency and will resolve on its own. The eyelid muscle fibres are one of the fastest working muscles…

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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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Covid-19 Update – New Online Store & Other News

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With the closure of non-essential services in Ontario, the teams at Merivale Vision Care, Wellington Vision Care and Ottawa Vision Therapy have taken additional measures to ensure the health and safety of our patients, team and community, while keeping our urgent eye care service going for as long as possible. We will be providing urgent…

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COVID-19 – We Will Get Through This Together!

Hi All! Welcome back to the blog. What a strange series of events we are living through right now! We are posting today to share with you that we are in your corner while we all hunker down and weather the storm. The teams at OVT, MVC, and WVC truly believe in social distancing to…

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Start 2020 Off Right – Recycle!

Happy 2020 everyone! The ball has dropped, new year’s resolutions have been made and it’s time for you to do great things! Maybe recycling more isn’t something that was on your resolution list but certainly, you can add that to your list. Let us show you how!  Bausch & Lomb has teamed up with TerraCycle, an innovative recycling company, to help reduce waste with…

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