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Contact Lens Complications with Dr. Raymond Ho

Contact Lens Complications with Dr. Raymond Ho

Every day, we have patients asking us about the health of their eyes. Every day, our talented doctors take the time to educate them, settling their curiosities and helping to put their minds at ease when it comes to the abnormalities of ocular health. We began to realize the questions asked are relevant to many patients, some of who are either too shy to ask, or it slips their mind until long after they've completed their exam. Today, we sit down with Dr. Raymond Ho, one of our licensed optometrists at Glass Monocle Eyecare, and discussed a very frequent question that we get...

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MOSCOT: Iconic Eyewear

MOSCOT: Iconic Eyewear

From its humble beginnings in Manhattan to boutiques around the world, MOSCOT Eyewear is renowned for their iconic styles, and endorsed by celebrities and print publications for their vintage looks and durable construction. Started in 1899 by a European entrepreneur Hyman Moscot, who sold ready-made glasses from a push cart in Manhattan's Lower East Side (hence their logo), by 1915 he had a loyal enough customer base to open a shop selling his glasses. Passed down from father to son, five generations later Moscot is still a family affair obsessed with quality and value. Top iconic MOSCOT Eyewear to shop...

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Coco and Breezy

Coco and Breezy

Twinning in the Eyewear World Twin sisters Corianna and Brianna stepped into the eyewear game in 2009 and became an instant hit. From humble beginnings in Minnesota to fashion shows and runways in Paris, Coco and Breezy have embedded themselves in both the fashion and entertainment worlds. They designed (the late) Prince's iconic Third Eye Sunglasses Prince shared his hometown of Minnesota with Coco and Breezy, and wanted to work with the duo for some time before finally sitting down and collaborating on a design. His request? "I would love for you guys to make us some glasses with three lenses. Can...

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Article One Eyewear

Article One Eyewear

Handmade to Perfection A lack of Vitamin A in children is the leading cause of blindness among them. Nearly half a million children in impoverished countries fall victim to this ailment, while this is a very preventable condition.  Article One Eyewear was founded to help raise awareness and funding to combat Vitamin A deficiency in developing countries. They support Helen Keller International, a foundation dedicated to stopping blindness and improving the sight of those less fortunate. Beyond this, however, Article One Eyewear prides itself on it's quality and sense of fashion.  Handmade In Italy In a small village in Northern Italy,...

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Jonas Paul Eyewear: Fashionable Children's Frames

Jonas Paul Eyewear: Fashionable Children's Frames

We're proud to carry Jonas Paul Eyewear at our Annex and Leslieville Optical Store in Toronto and today we will be showcasing why they're such a great brand! Intro: An independent company with a truly vested interest in eyewear, Jonas Paul Eyewear has set themselves aside from other children's frame companies in their design. Since their inception in 2013, the founders have continued to expand their designs, their reach, and their brand, to appeal to parents who want their children to have a fashionable look at a very reasonable price. History:  Jonas Paul Eyewear is the brainchild of parents Ben and...

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