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University of Waterloo Optometry Clinics

Welcome to the Optometry Clinics at the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry & Vision Science.  One of the largest vision care facilities in Canada, the University of Waterloo, Optometry Clinics are dedicated to providing excellence in patient care, and are a leader in clinical education and research.  

The University of Waterloo Optometry Clinics provide optometric services including eye examinations and spectacle dispensing for patients of all ages. Clinical services are provided by highly trained optometry interns under the supervision of licensed Doctors of Optometry, who are leaders in clinical research involving eye and vision disorders. Our dispensing services include new frame selections, filling of prescriptions for new eyewear, adjustments and repairs to current spectacles, dispensing of prescription and non-prescription sunglasses. The dispensary has a wide selection of frames and lenses available so as to be on the leading edge of ophthalmic technology.


Main Clinic (Waterloo)

Monday to Friday:
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Evening appointments may be available. 

9:30 am to 4:00 pm
(Primary Care, Vision Therapy and Optical Services only)

Health Sciences Campus (Kitchener)

Monday to Friday:
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Urgent Care/After-Hours Care

During business hours, please call 519-888-4623. After hours, please call St. Mary's Hospital at 519-744-3311.