Helping people see

The School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo, provides the only English optometric training in Canada leading to an accredited Doctor of Optometry degree. The school also provides a graduate program in Vision Science and Optometry. Extensive clinic programs support practical experience for students and health services for the public. Read more about the School of Optometry...

  1. Mar. 5, 2021Congratulations to our recent OD Student Award winners!
    Cover of the OD awards program with a gold ribbon stretched across the School logo

    It is our pleasure to share with you our Optometry Doctoral (OD) Student Award winners!

  2. Feb. 25, 2021UWaterloo’s optometry clinic prioritizes staff and patient safety with participation in COVID-19 rapid test pilot program
    Dr. Stanberry getting a Panbio test at the Optometry Clinics

    One of the most challenging parts of a taking a COVID-19 test is how long it can take to get results.

  3. Feb. 11, 2021Announcing with sadness the passing of Dr. Gina Sobara
    Dr. Gina Sorbara

    It is with sadness that the School of Optometry and Vision Science announces the passing of Dr. Gina Sorbara on February 10, 2021. She was surrounded by her loving family.

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