Eyeglasses monopoly

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lagatta4
Eyeglasses monopoly

This of course includes other vision aids such as contact lenses. The great majority of glasses (etc) in Canada are made and marketed by the same monopoly firm:

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/costofliving/the-cost-of-living-on-the-cost-of-...

There are a few alternatives left, so it would be important to seek them out.

The article isn't bad, but fails to go into the public health consequences. It means that many people, who can't afford the absurdly high price of prescription eyewear, are making do with pharmacy readers.