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. May 26, 2022Dr. William Bobier named Distinguished Professor Emeritus
    Dr. William Bobier headshot

    Dr. William Bobier from the School of Optometry & Vision Science has been named Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the University of Waterloo, in recognition of his decades of leadership, teaching excellence and advocacy for the profession of optometry.

  2. May 25, 2022Talking trust with the Right Honourable David Johnston
    The Right Honourable David Johnston speaks at an event with seated Vivek Goel in the background listening

    Earlier this month, an old friend visited the University of Waterloo. The Right Honourable David Johnston, former President of UWaterloo and former Governor General of Canada, joined faculty, students and members of the local community at the School of Optometry & Vision Science to speak about trust in our nation, the topic of his 2018 book, Trust.

  3. May 18, 2022Seeing the quantum light
    optometrist examines a woman's eyes

    A new device being tested in the University of Waterloo Optometry Clinic may one day help prevent the leading cause of vision loss in older adults – and it all started with a chance conversation among quantum physicists.

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