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40 Under 40: Joelle Zagury

Every year the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal carefully select forty individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership and accomplishments in business. This year we were ecstatic that our very own owner Dr. Joelle Zagury was a recipient of the 40 under 40 award!  Her outstanding drive and vision (pun intended) of modern optometry has…

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Rocket Man

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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MVC Around Town: Spring Edition

  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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Summer Sale 2019!

Is it safe to say that summer is just around the corner? Hopefully the last of our spring showers are out of the way we can head outside and enjoy the weather! We made it Ottawa – we survived another winter. So, how are we going to celebrate? A new summer sale of course!  From June 1, 2019 until August 31,…

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Makeup Tips Part 2

After hearing such wonderful feedback on the last makeup tips post, the consensus was “more please!” You’re in luck since I had to cut just over 300 words the from the last post, I’ll add them back here in part two. Grab your brushes people and get ready! COMPLEXION If you happen to have skin…

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Top 5 Eye Myths Debunked

Growing up we were always told that if you cross your eyes, they will stay that way forever. Have you ever wondered if this is true? Contrary to this tall tale, the answer is no! Read more on our most commonly asked questions at Merivale Vision Care!  1. If I wear glasses will it make my vision…

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Makeup Tips for Eyeglass and Contact Lens Wearers

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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May 2019 Trunk Show!

It’s that time of year again … the snow has finally melted, the days are longer, and everyone has a spring in their step! (Yes – that pun was totally intentional!) When the seasons change, another designer sunnies and specs trunk show is never far away. This Spring, our trunk show is a two-day event…

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MVC's Spring Promo!

MVC’s Spring Sunwear Promotion is Here! Welcome back everyone! I just can’t wait to share our new Spring Promotion with all of you! Sunwear has been a hot topic on the blog as of late, and since spring has sprung and summer is on its way, it’s time to plan your sunwear wardrobe. Consider something…

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Super Shades for Super Kids

Eye exams and glasses are usually top of mind for parents and caregivers when it comes to children’s ocular health, but it’s still important to remember sunglasses for kids too! Here at Merivale Vision Care, we offer a great array of Sunwear for children, from new babies up to big kids, in about 39475 fun…

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Men's Eyewear Trends & New In Balenciaga!

We feel bad. Menswear always gets ignored when it comes to the fashion game doesn’t it? So in addition to covering the Spring trends for women’s eyewear, we wanted to give you a run down of what Spring eyewear trends are happening for men, as well as one of our newest Spring lines from designer…

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March Break with Maui Jim

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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Celebrate Women's Day at MVC!

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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The Top Eyewear and Sunglasses Trends for 2019

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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February Favourites

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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Eyes on Heart Month

One of the coolest things about the human body is its complexity, and how different parts of our body are more directly connected to each other than ever thought before. Think about your eyes and your heart.   At first glance, not two (or rather three!) organs you’d think would be closely related.  However, your…

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Sustainability is So Hot Right Now: Recycling Frames and Contacts Packaging

Hating on plastic is so hot right now. But aside from sustainability being on trend, there actually is a reason why scientists and governments worldwide are finally starting to make moves in eradicating plastic from our daily lives. You’ve likely heard the seriously scary statistics about plastic – how approximately 8 million metric tonnes of…

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Dry Eye in the Winter

There’s nothing more enjoyable then sitting in your car waiting for it to defrost in –30 C weather with the heat blasting in your face. Am I right? Your eyes start to burn and feel like fire. You park your car and everything takes a drastic turn because your eyes start weeping once you step foot outside…

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Winter Savings!

Happy new year! We are coming in hot this winter season with an amazing promotion to get you through the winter blues. Read on to find out how you can treat your eyes better this year!   Now that the holiday season has come to an end, it’s officially time to get back to the daily grind. (Boo!) That…

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Best of Merivale Vision Care in 2018

Nothing says the end of the year like a roundup post. Our 2018 has been full of fun changes, accomplishments, and great events, so we thought this type of post was a fun way to look back on a great year. And while a lot of our achievements this past year have been thanks to…

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December 31st – closed @ 3:00pm
Monday January 3rd 2022 – closed