Since its inception in 2011, Envision: seeing beyond has been an independent optical trade magazine with a specific purpose – providing all categories of eyecare professionals the information they need to succeed.

Covering the multitude of challenges and realities faced by Canadian ECPs on a daily basis, Envision has everything from frames and lenses to merchandising and store design, to the latest medical breakthroughs and practice management tips, to human resources and financial planning…

The combination of experienced, knowledgeable writers and editors along with top-notch graphic direction allows Envision to deliver high-quality, engaging content to its readers.

Closing and Publishing Dates 2017


 Closing Dates   Publishing Dates
  Edition   Reservation   Material   Digital Edition   Print Edition
 January / February  December 2, 2016  December 16, 2016  January 11, 2017  January 24, 2017
 March / April  January 27, 2017  February 10, 2017  March 3, 2017  March 15, 2017
 May / June March 25,  2017  April 7, 2017  May 3, 2017  May 15, 2017
 July / August  May 19, 2017  June 2, 2017  July 4, 2017  August 11, 2017
 September / October  July 28, 2017  August 11, 2017  August 28, 2017  Septembre 7, 2017
 November / December  September 29, 2017  October 13, 2017  November 8, 2017  November 20, 2017

Distribution


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*Based on the March/April 2015 edition

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Editorial Team


JoAnne Sommers 
Senior Editor
Envision: seeing beyond Senior Editor JoAnne Sommers has spent more than 30 years working as a journalist and communications professional. In addition to her work on Envision magazine, her credits include The Globe and Mail, Maclean’s, Canadian Business and Investment Executive. She has been associated with Breton Communications since 1997.

 


PaddyPaddy Kamen
Editor-in-Chief
Paddy is an experienced communicator who enjoys media relations, public speaking, and adult education. Her published writing can be found in The Globe and MailThe Toronto StarMaclean’s and Canadian Business magazines. Paddy has worked in the optical sector, as a contributor and now editor-in-chief of Envision: seeing beyond magazine for over 10 years.

 


James Ahola

James Ahola
Associate Editor
James Ahola is the Canadian sales manager for Tura. With over 15 years experience in the optical industry, James is an autority on sales management and marketing strategies. His prominence within the industry has expanded to include the roles of established author and nationally renowned motivational speaker, lecturer and presenter.

 


Caroline Breton Brider
Associate Editor
Caroline Breton Brider, a registered dietitian, is an associate editor for Envision: seeing beyond magazine. She has published several articles on eye health and nutrition. A member of l’Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec and Dietitians of Canada, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science from McGill University and a marketing degree from Ryerson University.

 


Dr Manjool Shah, M.D.
Associate Editor
A native of upstate New York, Dr. Manjool Shah graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, then attended Washington University’s School of Medicine. He trained in ophthalmology at the Casey Eye Institute in Portland and spent a year at the University of Toronto in the field of glaucoma and advanced anterior segment surgery. Dr. Shah will join the faculty at the Kellogg Eye Institute at the University of Michigan this fall.Envision

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Brian P. Dunleavy
Associate Editor
Brian P. Dunleavy is a freelance writer based in New York City. He has been covering the spectacle lens market for more than 15 years, writing for publications such as 20/20, Vision Monday and Review of Optometry. He has also written on other health care-related topics, contributing to professional journals for pain specialists, general practitioners and infectious disease specialists.

 



Jennifer George

Associate Editor
Jennifer George is a writer and freelance medical editor with a focus on ocular health and patient advocacy. Her goal is to facilitate the flow of information across the doctor-patient synapse and increase patient awareness of diseases, their treatment options and preventative measures.


shirleyhaShirley Ha
Associate Editor
Dr. Shirley Ha graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and is currently in private practice in Burlington-Oakville.  She served as past-president of the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) and is currently the Volunteer Lead for the Eye See…Eye Learn program in the Halton area.

 

 


Evra Taylor

Evra Taylor
Associate Editor
Over the course of fifteen years, Evra Taylor has been senior writer and editor for leading communications agencies in Montreal and Toronto. An accomplished journalist, Evra has worked as a columnist and feature writer for Montreal’s The Gazette, and numerous trade and consumer publications. Evra’s talent lies in her ability to write informative content with an original twist.

Editorial Themes


January / February
New Solutions for Presbyopes
What are the latest technologies to enhance the vision of this significant and growing demographic? From surgical options to contact lens therapies and products, to optical lens innovations, our ‘New Solutions for Presbyopes’ story provides a valuable forum for your solutions.


March / April
Athletic Sports Eyewear
The endorsement of a world-class athlete can have a powerful effect on sales of sports eyewear, as do eyewear innovations that impress weekend warriors and lead to word of mouth sales. Who is talking about your athletic eyewear? This feature let’s our readers in on your action, your innovations, your selling points.


May / June
Men’s Eyewear
We never tire of men moving forward in eyewear fashion, for we have years of boring to make up for! Use our Men’s Eyewear feature to bring on the jazz with your latest products geared to the men’s market.


July / August
Going Green: Sustainable Products and Practices
Is Going Green a tired fad or an already ingrained reality in your business? Do consumers demand it? Are you leading the charge or following the crowd? Our Going Green feature gives you a forum for production innovations, frame products, and clinic-centered solutions that make our world a better place.


September / October
Annual Lens Issue
How aware are consumers of the wonderful innovations in lenses for better vision? This feature brings new products to the attention of Canadian eyecare professionals and also enquires into changes in consumer awareness. Here’s your chance to reach out to those who are on the front lines in consumer education.


November / December
Year End Awards for Innovation
Everything optical is up for consideration in our Year End Awards feature. What have you brought to market in 2017 that deserves special note? From optical equipment, to software solutions, frame materials, special lenses, services or even POP innovations. Here’s your opportunity to gain even more traction with eyecare professionals.

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