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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. Oct. 15, 2018Abnormal vision in childhood can affect brain functions

    A research team has discovered that abnormal vision in childhood can affect the development of higher-level brain areas responsible for things such as attention.

  2. Oct. 1, 2018Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science to have first virtual reality optometry lab in Canada

  3. Sep. 17, 2018National Postdoc Appreciation Week, September 17-21: Dr. Elena Leontieva

    Dr. Elena Leontieva is a postdoctoral fellow based in the School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo and working with Drs Chris Hudson (University of Waterloo) and Wendy Hatch (University of Toronto) in the Kensington Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto. 

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  1. Nov. 3, 2018White Coat Ceremony: Class of 2022!White coat ceremony image from last year

    The White Coat Ceremony for the class of 2022 will be held on Saturday November 3, 2018 at Fed Hall (across campus).  The ceremony will be at 12pm with a light reception to follow.  We will be organizing school tours at the School of Optometry from 10-11am prior to the ceremony.

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