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CONTENTS ON THE COVER 4 The digital advantage By Denis Langlois 12 Specsy: Fueled by creativity By Denis Langlois PUBLISHER Robert May 416-432-8473 rmay@opticalprism.ca ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Mary Lu May 416-233-0779 mlmay@opticalprism.ca FEATURES 10 SPOTLIGHT: Optika 18 Aviators’ popularity remains sky-high By Denis Langlois 22 Optical apps By Jody Johnson-Pettit 26 5 Ways to Grow Your Eyecare Business By Trudi Charest EDITOR Denis Langlois 519-379-1380 dlanglois@opticalprism.ca ASSISTANT EDITOR Jody Johnson-Pettit 519-370-2000 jjohnson@opticalprism.ca ART DIRECTOR Fusun Uzun 416-829-8106 fusun@opticalprism.ca INDUSTRY NEWS 15 Essilor Academy Canada’s new Varilux Xpert certification program 16 CNIB welcomes new federal accessibility legislation 28 HOYA, NOVA announce partnership On the Cover: Specsy’s web-based custom frame design app IN OUR NEXT ISSUE OF OPTICAL PRISM > The hottest looks for fall > Luxurious looks ADVERTISING: Tel: 416-233-0779 Fax: 416-233-1746 E-mail: mlmay@opticalprism.ca Website: www.opticalprism.ca Responsibility: Nusand is not responsible for the opinions or state- ments of its editors or contributors. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any article, photograph or artwork is strictly prohibited. OPTICAL PRISM 225 The East Mall, Suite 1113, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9B 0A9. Fax: 416-233-1746 info@opticalprism.ca www.opticalprism.ca EYE FOCUS | August 2018 3