Keeping an eye on the future
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...
- Apr. 9, 2018
The Faculty of Science have honoured Prof. Kristine Dalton and Dr. Rick Marta as this year’s Excellence in Science Teaching Award (ESTA) winners for their dedication to hands-on learning and mentorship. Teaching is a core mission at the University of Waterloo and this prestigious award acknowledges the special role Science faculty members play in inspiring the next generation of science and technology professionals.
- Apr. 4, 2018
According to a recent study by University of Waterloo and Western University, nearly 90 per cent of hospitalized patients have poor vision putting them at serious risk for falls.
- Mar. 23, 2018
Imagine standing at the top of a double black diamond ski run, descending 3,000 feet over bumpy and icy terrain, reaching speeds of 80 mph. Now imagine doing all of this blind.
- Apr. 25 to May 4, 2018
The University of Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science is pleased to offer formal practice sessions for the upcoming Canadian Assessment of Competence in Optometry (CACO) examinations.
Candidates who wish to practise in the UWaterloo Optometry facilities must register through Elizabeth Reidt using the registration form (PDF) provided.