Since launching as a small optometric practice on Ottawa’s Laurier Street more than 20 years ago, Laurier Optical has grown from that single office into a network of more than 45 locations across Ontario and Quebec. It’s created a new distribution operation to lower costs and increase the diversity of its stock. And it’s helped countless patients feel good about how they see the world.
Today each of Laurier Optical’s locations stocks a selection of frames from an array of recognized designers, along with a variety of contact lenses. Their collection of sunglasses is almost as diverse, helping patients to protect their pupils from ultraviolet rays or simply win a staring contest with their car’s headlights. Each location also maintains an eye-exam clinic to make sure prescriptions stay up to date and offers complimentary eyewear adjustments to help frames maintain an ideal fit throughout the year.
The ocular experts at Vision Clinic assess eyesight and stock their boutique shelves with frames from names including Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, and Alain Mikli. Devoted to creating eyewear that suits the wearer?s lifestyle, the staff consults with each client to ensure lenses withstand prolonged staring at computer screens or prolonged staring matches with younger siblings. Once frames are selected, opticians keep them fitting with complimentary adjustments and onsite repairs.
Vision Clinic?s attentive care stretches beyond its shop doors?the practice provides prescription eyewear and exams for the local community. The company also makes frequent contributions to a number of charitable organizations.
The trained staff at Eyewear Studio enhances vision and aesthetic appeal by combining quality lenses from Nikon and Essilor with frames by top brands such as Ray-Ban, Vogue, and Columbia. The on-staff optician measures and fits single-vision, bifocal, and progressive lenses to wearers’ specific requirements and perform free adjustments for any eyewear purchased at the shop. Specialty options, such as polarized and antiglare lenses, sharpen vision while keeping eyes protected from the sunlight and wayward pencils.
At Amore Eyewear, Dr. Janine Robichaud administers comprehensive eye exams, updating prescriptions and diagnosing any potential maladies. In addition to contact lenses, Amore stocks an array of designer frames from brands such as Ray-Ban, Lacoste, Versace, and D&G.