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. July 21, 2021The future is virtual for glaucoma patients
    Patient participating in virtual session with health coach

    The University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry & Vision Science is launching a new pilot program to ensure patients suffering from glaucoma can access the health care support they need through a virtual platform.

  2. July 19, 2021Contact lenses that deliver far more than vision correction
    Woman's eye

    Imagine reading a map or email on a head-up display right in front of your eyes — it sounds like something from a sci-fi novel, but it’s one of the many possible future uses for contact lenses that has been predicted through current and emerging research.

  3. July 9, 2021UWOVS releases report on strategic plan progress
    title page, report on progress (strategic plan)

    Now at the halfway mark of our strategic plan, the University of Waterloo's School of Optometry & Vision Science has recently released a report on progress, detailing the ways in which we have successfully moved the needle forward on our strategic vision. 

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