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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. July 12, 2018Patty Hrynchak wins Award for Excellence in Optometric EducationPatty Hrynchak

    Dr. Patricia K. Hrynchak is the 2018 recipient of the Michael G. Harris Family Award for Excellence in Optometric Education from the American Academy of Optometry. 

  2. May 18, 2018Diabetes most common cause of new blindness in North America

    Over two million Canadians are afflicted by diabetes and the incidence appears to be on the rise, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

  3. May 15, 2018Congratulations to Dr. Mariko Hirano on her successful MsC. defense!celebratory cake

    Topic: The validation of a novel dynamic visual acuity test, and the examination of the effects of different factors on dynamic visual acuity

    Supervisor: Dr. Kristine Dalton

    Date: Monday, May 15th, 2018

    Time: 9:30am

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  1. Sep. 4 to 9, 2018Welcome Week 2018

    Welcome Week for all optometry students

    Welcome to our new first year students, and to all those coming back after summer vacation!

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