Helping people see

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. Sep. 13, 2019CORE director tops list of contact lens experts
    Dr. Lyndon Jones

    Multiple scientists and researchers within the Centre for Ocular Research and Education (CORE), have been named as part of Expertscape’s top 60 Expertise in Contact Lenses: Worldwide. Topping the list at number one is the director of CORE, Lyndon Jones, PhD, DSc, FCOptom, FAAO.

  2. Aug. 9, 2019Testing glare disability on the move
    Glare from sun on ski slop

    This year, the Canadian Optometric Education Trust Fund (COETF) awarded funding to 13 research projects conducted by faculty and graduate students at the School of Optometry & Vision Science. This article is part of a series that highlights some of these projects.

  3. Aug. 6, 2019Using neuropeptides to explore eye irritation
    Woman with red eye before and after

    The symptoms of dry eye disease (DED), which affects an estimated 30% of Canadians, include irritated eyes and blurry vision. People who use extended-wear contact lenses may also experience similar symptoms.

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  1. Oct. 25, 2019Canadian Alumni and Friends Reception
    Canadian flag lying over American flag

    Please join us for an evening of renewing friendships, celebrating collaboration and looking to the future during the American Academy of Optometry in Orlando, Florida.

    We will share highlights from the year, celebrate our alumni and present some exciting new initiatives.

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