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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. Dec. 4, 2017CORE Installs ‘Collected Insight’ Mural at University of Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision ScienceCORE Installs ‘Collected Insight’ Mural at  University of Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science

    In mid-October, hundreds of the world’s foremost eye care professionals, researchers, students and industry leaders created a mural at the American Academy of Optometry’s annual meeting in Chicago, celebrating the launch of the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE).

  2. Nov. 3, 2017Eye Openers: Community learns about their vision at the Science Open HouseOptometry student volunteers at the Science Open House

    Article written by Komal Patel, Class of 2020 President

  3. Oct. 27, 2017Play it safe, if contact lenses are part of this year's Halloween costume

    Thinking about using cosmetic lenses to turn you into a monster, alien or cat for Halloween?  The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Contact Lens Research (CCLR) based at the School of Optometry and Vision Science want Canadians to make sure that trick isn’t permanent, and encourage Canadians to be aware of the dangers of unregulated cosmetic lenses, which have in the past resulted in serious eye damage.

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