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. 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. Feb. 22, 2019VSRSS Guest Speaker: Dr. Jason Marsack

    Evolving Clinical Care for the Individual with Keratoconus - A Researcher’s Perspective

    Jason D. Marsack PhD, FAAO, FSLS, Assistant Professor, College of Optometry, University of Houston

  2. Apr. 15 to 16, 2019Vision Science Graduate Research Conference 2019

    You are invited to attend the 2019 Vision Science Graduate Research Conference, taking place on April 15th and 16th in OPT 1129. Further details will be provided in March 2019. 

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