Please note: Clinic hours are subject to change from time to time.  Please call ahead to confirm clinic hours of operation.

Optical Services

Optical Services staffThe Optical Services area of the School of Optometry and Vision Science is open to the public. Optical Services' services include new frame selections, filling of prescriptions for new eyewear, adjustments and repairs to current spectacles, dispensing of sunglasses, sports vision appliances such as swim goggles and racquet ball glasses, and non-prescription sunglasses. The dispensary has a wide selection of frames and the staff of the area continually update the students on the lenses available so as to be on the leading edge of ophthalmic technology. All students work under the supervision of certified opticians.

Optical Services is available to members of the public and the university community who have had their eyes examined at the school or elsewhere.


Appointments for Optical Services are not required.

Optical Services' services are provided on a first come, first served basis. For further information, please call:


or University of Waterloo 519-888-4567 ext. 84733.