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CE on the Sea 2017

The School of Optometry & Vision Science is pleased to announce its 5th CE on the Sea continuing education cruise! Join us on Celebrity Cruise Lines ship, the Reflection, from January 14–21, 2017 for a week of sun, fun, relaxation and learning. The adventure begins in Miami. We then sail the Caribbean to ports in Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Jamaica and Haiti, before returning to Miami.

For more information see our brochure (PDF), and our schedule for CE on the Sea (PDF).

Registration for this opportunity is now available!


Blair Lonsberry, MS, OD, MEd, FAAO

Blair LonsberryBlair Lonsberry obtained his Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1996 after completing a Master of Science in Physiology from the University of Manitoba. He completed his residency in Primary Care Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1997, then joined the faculty at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. During his time at SCO, he completed a Masters in Education degree with an emphasis in adult learning.

Currently, Lonsberry is a Professor with Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, the Optometric Retinal Society, the Optometric Glaucoma Society, and the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry.

Lyndon Jones, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO

Lyndon JonesLyndon Jones is a Professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University Research Chair and Director of the Centre for Contact Lens Research at the University of Waterloo. He graduated in Optometry from the University of Wales in 1985 and gained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Biomaterials Research Unit at Aston University, Birmingham, UK in 1998. His research interests primarily focus on the interaction of novel and existing contact lens materials with the ocular environment, dry eye and ocular drug delivery. He has authored over 300 refereed and professional papers, one text-book, given over 900 invited scientific and continuing education lectures at conferences worldwide, in over 30 countries and has been awarded over 30 national and international awards.