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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. Mar. 13, 2018Vision Science alumnus impresses Dragon’s Den with postal packaging technologyChau Phan presenting his product at the Dragon's Den

    What can shippers and couriers save by shaving off a minute from every package they prepare for shipment?

  2. Feb. 16, 2018Kids with reading problems may have abnormal binocular vision, study finds

    According to a new study by the University of Waterloo optometrists, elementary school children who read below their grade level may have lower than expected binocular vision test results, even if they see 20/20.

  3. Feb. 12, 2018Optometry & Vision Science graduate student's research showcased across Canada

    If you are travelling by plane in Canada, or through the train and bus terminals of Ottawa, you may spot the University of Waterloo logo and recognize one of our School of Optometry & Vision Science’s graduate student celebrities, Emmanual Alabi, on billboards and posters created by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). Alabi was chosen as one of eight researchers from across Canada who exemplify a curious, ambitious, innovative and collaborative approach to their work.

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  1. Apr. 23 to 24, 2018Vision Science Graduate Research Conference 2018
    You are invited to attend the 2018 Vision Science Graduate Research Conference, taking place on April 23rd and 24th in OPT 1129. 
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