Celebrating 150 Years of Canadian Vision Care

At 150 years young, we’re looking pretty good!

Optik’s Special Canada 150 issue is now available online and the print version should be at your location very shortly. The summer issue is dedicated to celebrating 150 years of eye care in Canada.

Optik’s editorial staff have worked hard to chronicle a timeline of milestone events in Canadian eye care along side key events in our history.  In an extensive timeline from 1867 to present day, they have detailed the evolution of technical advances and the evolution of the nation’s strong institutional framework supporting the provision of eye care services to Canadians.

Celebrate Canada 150 also features the evolution of both opticianry and optometry schools, which continue to provide world-class practitioners in each discipline, as well as the respective professional associations which provide a voice for eye care providers and advocate for strong professional standards.

Not least, Optik provides an ode to Canadian and First Nations eye wear designers’ passions with reflections of the nations’ past and aspirations for the future at home and afar.

It provides a measure of comfort that our industry has evolved a strong foundation to meet the challenges ahead. We hope you enjoy the issue and look forward to your comments. To all our readers and viewers, Happy 150th Birthday Canada.

As a celebration of Canada 150, we are asking viewers – what does the eye wear industry mean to you? We’ll publish the best contributions in an upcoming post and provide a small token of our appreciation to the top contributors!

Share your voice by emailing Optik at editorial@vuepoint.ca

Please remember to put your name and practice location on the email.

 

 

 

About Optik Magazine

Optik, published by VuePoint iDS is proudly 100% Canadian owned.  Our mission is to give voice to the Canadian vision care industry and contribute toward healthier vision for Canadians.

 

 

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