June 2022 Covid Protocol & Mask Update
June 11, 2022 marked our most recent change in Covid protocol, as medical clinics are no longer covered under the Provincial mask mandate. We remain committed to providing access to eye care and our Doctors at Merivale Vision Care, Wellington Vision Care, and Ottawa Vision Therapy have elected to continue wearing masks. Patients and staff…Read More
3 Great Reasons to Have Regular Eye Exams, Even if This Text isn’t Blurry
Most of us think of eye exams as a simple appointment to read letters from a chart then update our prescription for glasses or contacts, so it stands to reason that people who don’t wear glasses or notice changes in their vision often go years without a visit to the optometrist. However, there are some…Read More
See Everything While On Vacation!
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with the holidays comes plenty of travel. There is nothing worse than going on vacation and forgetting extra contact lenses, losing sunglasses or breaking your glasses. You need to be able to see to enjoy your getaway to the max! Without further adieu, here are a few helpful…Read More
Students Add Status to MVC!
At Merivale Vision Care we pride ourselves on having a team that keeps up with the most current information, technology, and practices relevant to our field of eye care. Education is definitely one of our core values here. When you visit Merivale Vision Care you can be sure you are working with either someone who…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Hello End of Year Promotions!
With the end of the year creeping up on us it’s time to finish our to-do’s from 2018. Have you been meaning to change your glasses or pick up a pair of sunglasses for your holiday travels? We have a pretty awesome end of the year promo that will help check off your final to-dos when it comes to eyewear! …Read More
Kanye & Contacts Love Lockdown
It’s finally October! Have you been waiting all year to wear that sparkly jacket then realized, I don’t have blue contacts for my Kanye costume?? Well, look no further because we are here to help you make sure you follow the correct steps to achieve that fierce look. Step 1: Plan ahead. Costume…Read More
Scleral Contact Lenses: The Basics
Here at Merivale Vision Care, we pride ourselves on providing our patients with the best vision possible. We offer many speciality vision solutions. Certain people will benefit from aids such as magnifiers, while others require personalized glasses solutions such as prisms. In some cases, speciality contact lenses, such as scleral contacts, will be the solution.…Read More
Eye Makeup and Beyond
In the world of social media, we now have access to loads of makeup tutorials. As fun as it is to experiment with makeup, have you ever thought about when should you dispose of your old makeup? Read on to find out more! Mascara You should dispose of your mascara at least every 2 months. After many uses the mascara will dry…Read More