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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...

  1. May 23, 2018MPP Liberal candidate Dorothy McCabe visits the SchoolMPP Liberal candidate Dorothy McCabe visits the School

    MPP Liberal candidate Dorothy McCabe visited the School of Optometry & Vision Science today to learn more about the optometry profession and the provincial and national levels of support we provide within the health-care system.

  2. May 18, 2018Diabetes most common cause of new blindness in North America

    Over two million Canadians are afflicted by diabetes and the incidence appears to be on the rise, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

  3. May 9, 2018Myopia and a prescription to slow down progression

    According to recent research, nearsightedness in Canadian children increases approximately fivefold from Grade 1 to Grade 8, with roughly a third of the cases going undiagnosed and uncorrected.

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