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. 7, 2021Dr. Lyndon Jones named as Royal Society of Canada fellow
    Dr. Lyndon Jones headshot

    Dr. Lyndon Jones, professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada's (RSC) Class of 2021.

  2. Aug. 31, 2021Celebrating our residency program’s Class of 2020-2021
    Four optometrists in an exam room - left to right: Dr. Zoe Stein, Dr. Rachel Amaral, Dr. Chen and Dr. Wong

    On August 31, the School of Optometry & Vision Science is saying “see you soon” to our 2020-2021 Residents as they graduate from Optometry’s 13-month residency program!

  3. Aug. 3, 2021Welcoming our new residents!
    photos (left to right): Dr. Christina Chen, Dr. Alim Karmali, Dr. Alice Yuan

    As the calendar turns to August, we are thrilled to welcome our 2021-2022 residents to our Clinics.

    The School of Optometry & Vision Science's optometric residencies are one-year, post-graduate, experiential training program, designed to extend and refine the optometrist’s knowledge and skill in specific areas of clinical practice. Residents' skills are enhanced primarily through the delivery of supervised clinical eye and vision patient care, and enriched by seminars, clinical research, and teaching. 

    Please help us welcome this year's residents!

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