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. Sep. 9, 2022Renaming the Centre for Sight Enhancement to celebrate a $1.5 million gift
    George and Judy Woo with the school director

    The School of Optometry & Vision Science is renaming its Centre for Sight Enhancement to celebrate a $1.5 million gift from longtime supporters George (OD ’64, DSc ’19) and Judy Woo.

    This is the largest donation the School has received in its history.

    Read the full news release here.

  2. June 3, 2022UWOVS releases 2021-2022 Annual Report
    Dr. Raphaela So standing in front of the University's optometry clinic

    Presented in a digital format, the School's annual report compiles the School's major achievements between May 2021 - April 2022 under our three core missions (research impact, academic excellence adn patient-centred care).

  3. June 1, 2022Waterloo Region invests in cutting edge eye and vision care
    Dr. Christina Chen shares the results of Councillor Michael Harris's eye examination as they both smile

    The University of Waterloo's School of Optometry and Vision Science is announcing a $1 million partnership with the Region of Waterloo, expanding community members' access to world-class eye and vision care.

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