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Italians and Contact Lenses

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Friday, August 23, 2019 12:25 AM Doxa-CooperVision surveyed more than 2,000 Italians, and discovered that, apart from the fear of using them (30 percent are afraid to put them in and take them out by themselves) and the practicality of glasses (34 percent), one of the most frequent reasons is that they have never considered the idea of wearing contact lenses (32 percent).

Dr. Catherine Chiarelli OD, FAAO, Diplomate BVPPO 1964 – 2019

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:25 AM Following a valiant and courageous battle with cancer, The Vision Institute of Canada very sadly reports that Dr. Catherine Chiarelli passed away on on August 3. Dr. Chiarelli worked tirelessly as a pediatric optometrist and advocate for children’s vision.

Understanding Ocular Migraine

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 12:25 AM Ocular migraines are rare and benign, but the symptoms can be frightening and worrisome for the suffering patient. Ocular migraines are thought to be caused by the same mechanics as regular migraines and are characterized by a visual disturbance or aura.

Points De Vue and the International Opticians Association Form a Strategic Partnership

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:25 AM The International Opticians Association (IOA) and Points de Vue, Essilor’s international online review of ophthalmic optics, have agreed on a partnership to develop continuing education for eye care professionals and amplify knowledge sharing.

Elsa Lee Joins Blanchard Contact Lenses as Ontario Regional Account Manager

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Monday, August 19, 2019 12:25 AM Blanchard Contact Lenses, a CooperVision specialty eyecare company and leading scleral lens designer and manufacturer, announces its recent hire of Elsa Lee as Regional Account Manager in Ontario.

Prince William Wears L.G.R.

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Friday, August 16, 2019 12:25 AM Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was spotted wearing L.G.R model Suez at the gentlemen’s singles final of the 2019 Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

Register Now for Division and Committee Meetings at Vision Expo West

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Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:23 AM The Vision Council will host a series of member meetings and events during Vision Expo West 2019. Click on the meeting name to go directly to the registration page for that event, and view the full schedule here.

A Flamboyant Seventies Look

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:25 AM Greman brand Mykita introduces a striking new concept dominated by extra thick lenses with bevelled edges in dreamy colours: Mykita Studio 10.

Essilor Canada Launches Eyezen+ Start, a Revolution in Single Vision Lenses

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 12:25 AM Essilor Canada is launching an innovative new single vision lens, just in time for back to school. Eyezen+ Start lenses are based on an entirely new technology called Dualoptim and will advantageously replace standard single vision lenses for children and adults up to 40 years old.

De Rigo Vision: Prevention in the Workplace

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Monday, August 12, 2019 12:25 AM A new De Rigo Vision breast cancer prevention project gets underway this week for women working in the company.

L.G.R Has Opened a Store in Rome

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Friday, August 9, 2019 12:25 AM The new L.G.R store is the first monobrand store in Rome and the second one in Italy after Milan. It is located in the heart of the city, in Via della Fontanella di Borghese.

Vision Expert Clinics in Quebec Acquired by FYidoctors

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Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:25 AM FYidoctors | Visique, announced the acquisition of all 11 Vision Expert clinics located in Quebec. The first clinics transitioning to the Visique banner are the Bromont, Varennes and Acton Vale clinics.

Galileo Is the Main Sponsor of Trofeo Nord-Ovest

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:25 AM Speed, precision and technology are the three distinguishing features of car racing that make it an exciting and entertaining sport. Ophthalmology is also characterized by continuous and fast technological innovations that make it possible to develop new solutions.

Longchamp Eyewear’s Signature Stripe Motif

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:25 AM Longchamp evokes its unique heritage in the design of a new pair of sunglasses that merge Parisian allure with sophisticated design and exceptional savoir-faire.

Great Success for Galileo Training Session About ‘Vision And Posture’

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Monday, August 5, 2019 12:25 AM “Vision and Wellness: The Perfect Balance,” the first training meetings organized by BBGR Italia for the brand Galileo, have been a great success. More than 100 vision professionals took part in the meetings in Turin on June 17 and in Milan on June 24.