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An alternative to glasses after 40: multifocal contacts

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

Our 4 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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Choose the Right Sunnies this Season

5 Tips to Help You Choose the Perfect Sunnies this Season

As soon as warm weather hits, everybody starts going crazy about getting our bodies “bikini ready”, but before summer I’m all about getting my face SUNNIES-READY with the perfect sunnies! Oh, have you never heard of this term? Let me tell you all about it and why it’s way better than holding a plank for…

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Save the Date Rag and Bone Chloe

You're Invited to Our Spring 2018 Trunk Show

We are very excited to share all the details of our upcoming trunk show with you! On May 3rd, from 4-8pm we will be featuring some of our favourite brands. We’ll have plenty of drinks and bites to make your shopping experience that much more enjoyable. Read on for details on our featured brands for this trunk…

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Food for the Eyes

Food for the Eyes

These days there is a lot of focus on what foods are good for the body but have you ever thought about what specific foods are good for the eyes? We need to fuel them with rich nutrients so they can keep up with the visual demands we encounter on a daily basis!  Did you know that when you read a book for…

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Luxury Sustainable Eyewear Brand

Why You Need to Know This Luxury Sustainable Eyewear Brand

It’s a great day when fashionable luxury accessories also do good for the planet. Don’t you just love knowing that what you’re wearing has made a positive social impact in some way?   As a local slow fashion blogger in the nation’s capital (I’ll be blogging once a month here – stay tuned for next time!),…

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Workplace Eye Health and Safety

Workplace Eye Safety and Eye Health

Did you know that 40% of eye injuries in the workplace happen to those that work in construction, manufacturing, and mining? In the United States alone, 2,000 workers suffer an eye-related job injury per day! These injuries can range anywhere from solutions being splashed into the eyes or small surface abrasions all the way to…

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spring promo 2018

Spring Promo is Here

Welcome Spring!  Everyone has been raving about our awesome winter promotion so we’ve decided to extend the sale until April 30, 2018! It’s time to spruce up the wardrobe and what better way with pair of prescription sunnies? We’ve got lots of amazing styles to choose from. If you want a sneak peek at some…

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International-Womens-Day

International Women's Day!

On March 8th 2018, Merivale Vision Care celebrated International Women’s Day! This year we continued our ongoing support to the Zonta Club of Ottawa and donated $25 for every pair of glasses sold to the Zonta Club of Ottawa. The Zonta Club of Ottawa is a chapter of Zonta International – an organization that has…

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Valentines Day @ MVC

Valentines Day @ MVC

Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at MVC!

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Winter Promo at MVC

Winter Promotion @ MVC until March 31, 2018

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Donate School Supplies, Get Pair of Kids Sunnies

Thinking about buying back to school supplies? Why not buy a couple extra items to help a child in need? For the month of August if you bring in a backpack with specific supplies, you can trade it in for a pair of kid sunnies! We are accepting backpacks until the end of this month.…

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Dealing with a Summer Allergy

Top 5 Tips for Dealing with a Summer Allergy

It’s not all fun in the sun for everyone; for an unlucky few, summertime is the season of itchy, red, eyes watery eyes. Thankfully when the allergy season strikes, there a few techniques you can try to deal with summertime allergies. 1. Change It Up They might be crucial for helping you see clearly, but…

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Frames for different face shape

What type of frames are right for my face shape?

Summertime is here! And with those bright UV rays that we’re enjoying so much, we thought you’d want to know how to keep your eyes protected while also being stylish. Did you know that keeping your eyes healthy isn’t all that we do? Oh no friends, we also bring it in the fashion accessories department.…

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Mvcs Finest Patrons Jamie Fine

One of MVC's finest Patrons-Jamie Fine

We’ve given you some fun personal profiles about the people who work with us, but what about our customers? They’re just as cool – actually, probably way cooler than us. We are continuously inspired by the talented individuals that walk through our doors and to prove it, we’re profiling a long-standing client who is a…

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Concussion Therapy with Dr. William Clarke

Being in the nation’s capital, our city is lucky to play host to professional sports teams, and national and international sporting events. Go Team! When athletes need help with concussion prevention and vision, one of our Doctors – Dr. William Clarke is on the scene, and has had some cool opportunities to work with athletes…

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Fundraiser-Trunk Show for Canadian Guide Dogs

  Thanks to all who attended our Annual Trunk Show!  A portion of the proceeds are going to our sponsorship of two guide dogs for 2017. Talula II has just started her formal training at Training Centre. Daphne II, a Yellow Lab, is living with her volunteer puppy walker; she is in basic training and socialization.…

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Spring Bling; celebrate with us 30 years in business

Join us in celebrating 30 years in business at our annual Spring Bling Trunk Show! We will have entire collections of Eco | Dior | Kate Spade | Tommy klonopin generic cost at walmart Hilfiger | for one night only! Proceeds from our evening will be donated to the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.…

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Meet Our Team: Kari Whitehorne

Our last blog post was about one of our Doctors – Dr. Kirsten North. But if you’ve walked into our office (and if you haven’t, stop by! We always have goodies and cool shades waiting), there are always smiling faces that welcome you in. This is our team of professionals; from opticians to frame stylists,…

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Stu the Lab Guy

Stu the Lab Guy

We have a Lab Guy, His Name is Stu. Not all Optometric Centres are created equal. Not to toot our own horn, but we like to think we go above and beyond in all aspects of our work and business; and one of our secret weapons is Stu the Lab Guy. That’s right, he doesn’t…

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1282-C Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A7
T: 613-421-4880
F: 613-226-1831
E: info@wellingtonvisioncare.com

New patients welcome!

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Merivale

8A-1547 Merivale Road Ottawa, ON K2G4V3
T: (613) 226-8446
F: (613) 226-1831
E: info@merivalevisioncare.com

New patients welcome!

Monday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Holiday Closures


Friday December 24th closed @ 1:00pm
Monday December 27th – closed
Tuesday December 28th – closed
December 31st – closed @ 3:00pm
Monday January 3rd 2022 – closed