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...
- Sep. 30, 2019
Evidence shows that there is a wide choice of preserved artificial tears which can be recommended within a larger treatment plan for mild to moderate dry eye disease.
According to researchers at the University of Waterloo, while preservative-free drops are best for severe dry eyes, they are not the only option to consider in the management of more mild stages of the disease.
- Sep. 13, 2019
Multiple scientists and researchers within the Centre for Ocular Research and Education (CORE), have been named as part of Expertscape’s top 60 Expertise in Contact Lenses: Worldwide. Topping the list at number one is the director of CORE, Lyndon Jones, PhD, DSc, FCOptom, FAAO.
- Aug. 9, 2019
This year, the Canadian Optometric Education Trust Fund (COETF) awarded funding to 13 research projects conducted by faculty and graduate students at the School of Optometry & Vision Science. This article is part of a series that highlights some of these projects.
- Oct. 25, 2019
Please join us for an evening of renewing friendships, celebrating collaboration and looking to the future during the American Academy of Optometry in Orlando, Florida.
We will share highlights from the year, celebrate our alumni and present some exciting new initiatives.
- Oct. 27, 2019
A fundraiser for the Centre for Sight Enhancement's 'Share the Gift of Sight' program
A study conducted by the Canadian Council for the Blind found that loss of vision is the disability that Canadians fear the most, and more than 25% of Canadians have a friend or family member with significant vision loss. The Centre for Sight Enhancement (CSE) in the Optomet