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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. 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. 

  2. Aug. 21, 2018School of Optometry & Vision Science Residencies receive accreditationOutgoing residents with co-directors of the residency program

    The School of Optometry & Vision Science is pleased to announce that our current residencies have received accreditation from the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE). The four current residencies are the Cornea and Contact Lens, Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease and Glaucoma, and the Pediatrics and Vision Therapy residency.

  3. Aug. 17, 2018OcuBlink, Inc. wins seed funding from two prominent business accelerators

    OcuBlink is a Centre for Ocular Research & Education affiliated start-up that is developing sophisticated in vitro eye models for ophthalmic testing.

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