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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. Feb. 16, 2018Kids with reading problems may have abnormal binocular vision, study finds

    According to a new study by the University of Waterloo optometrists, elementary school children who read below their grade level may have lower than expected binocular vision test results, even if they see 20/20.

  2. Feb. 12, 2018Optometry & Vision Science graduate student's research showcased across CanadaEmmanual Alabi's billboard image

    If you are travelling by plane in Canada, or through the train and bus terminals of Ottawa, you may spot the University of Waterloo logo and recognize one of our School of Optometry & Vision Science’s graduate student celebrities, Emmanual Alabi, on billboards and posters created by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). Alabi was chosen as one of eight researchers from across Canada who exemplify a curious, ambitious, innovative and collaborative approach to their work.

  3. Jan. 29, 2018In the media: Dr. Kristine Dalton interviewed about the value of giving your eyes a workoutKristine Dalton in her sports clinic

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  1. Apr. 23 to 24, 2018Vision Science Graduate Research Conference 2018

    You are invited to attend the 2018 Vision Science Graduate Research Conference, taking place on April 23rd and 24th in OPT 1129. More details will be posted soon. 

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