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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. Jan. 9, 2019Identifying the missing element in hospital fall preventionDr. Narayan and Dr. Leat work with a patient at the hospital

    “Did you get your eyes checked?” an elderly gentleman asks a fellow patient in a hospital lunch room. When the other patient nods, he smiles.

  2. Dec. 21, 2018Marilyn Thom fights Sjögren syndrome, one fundraiser at a timeMarilyn Thom standing in front of a Walk-a-Thon banner

  3. Dec. 20, 2018Waterloo’s Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) chapter completes its first clinic trip abroadOptometry student Alana DeSouza completes an eye exam

    A trip report from optometry student Team Leader, Morgan Jackson

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  1. Jan. 23, 2019VSRSS Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Barnett-Cowan

    More Than Meets The Eye: Multisensory Integration in Virtual Environments

    Michael Barnett-Cowan PhD, FRSC, FRS

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