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                                            6      Our View

                         Cover Story
                                           8       ONLINE OPTICAL SALES SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS

                                                   How are eyewear companies responding to the growing
                                                   popularity of online optical retail? How has this channel
                                                   changed the face of the industry in Canada? Is it a threat
                                                   or an opportunity? We look at how shopping for eyewear
                                                   is increasingly a hybrid experience and how savvy retailers
                                                   can best respond.

                   Portrait of a Designer  16    Dutz Eyewear: The ‘Accidental,’ Subtly Beautiful Designer

                          Making Contact  20     Smart Contact Lenses for Glaucoma

                                Interview  22    Association Versus Regulator: The OAC Explains

                                          24     The Buzz

                                           27    Trendwatch

                                          28     Spotlight

                                          28     Market Place

                                             SUNGLASS TRENDS FOR 2023: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE AND THE PAST
                    in the next issue        Consumers are searching for the best ways to shine beautifully under the sun this
                        / MARCH / APRIL 2023  /  summer. Nostalgia, otherwise known as “the new retro,” will nod to the ‘70s with
                                             red, orange and yellow hues. In contrast, also look for futuristic, angular shapes with
                                             oversized, tinted and flat lenses. Eco-friendly eyewear in shades of green, and made
                                             of wood, coffee, cork and bio-acetate, will be huge for 2023. This story will also cover
                                             advances in protective lens technologies that enhance sunglass functionality.

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