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UR Medicine’s Flaum Eye Institute First in Region to Offer Procedure for Near Vision Loss

New Treatment Lets You Throw Away Reading GlassesThursday, May 25, 2017If you’re at the age where you need reading glasses to see your phone or read a menu or computer screen, UR Medicine’s Flaum Eye Institute today introduced a way to toss them aside: the new Raindrop vision procedure.“This is a new procedure that allows people to eliminate the use of reading glasses once they’ve developed presbyopia and the need for near-vision correction,” said Scott MacRae, M.D., who is the first in the...

Win A Pair Of Eyejusters - Reading Glasses With Adjustable Strength

Being both a glasses and a contact lens wearer brings a unique set of challenges when you need a varifocal lens.To date, there seem to be no varifocal toric lenses to meet my prescription on the market which means that if I wear my contact lenses I still need reading glasses for close work.Olive & Cream Multilayer EyejustersWhich rather negates the point of having contact lenses in the first place.Still, despite this bugbear, I am assured that a varifocal lens to meet my needs is coming...

C4 Eyewear teams up with Susie Wall

Sunglasses designer Carla D’Angelo knew her latest shades were a hit after accidently leaving a prototype behind at a trendy North Vancouver restaurant. When D’Angelo returned to the restaurant two weeks later she spotted a young women wearing them. “And my kids were so embarrassed but I had to go across and introduce myself and I said: ‘Are those C4 Eyewear? They are my prototype,’” recalls D’Angelo with a laugh. Initially worried someone had ripped off her design before they reached...