News archive - 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

Congratulations to the Optometry Rack Pack

The 2014 Optometry Rack Pack team completed the CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday October 5, 2014 to support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Drug-infused nanoparticle is right for sore eyes

Originally posted as a press release by the University of Waterloo.

For the millions of sufferers of dry eye syndrome, their only recourse to ease the painful condition is to use drug-laced eye drops three times a day. Now, researchers from the University of Waterloo, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science, have developed a topical solution containing nanoparticles that will combat dry eye syndrome with only one application a week.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Waterloo optometrist helps get athletes' eyes in shape

Whether shooting pucks or catching fly balls, athletes work hard to be at the top of their game and research shows that vision training can help improve athletes' performance in sports.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Lyndon Jones wins the 2014 Glenn A. Fry Lecture Award

Lyndon Jones.

Lyndon Jones, Director of the Centre for Contact Lens Research and professor with the School of Optometry and Vision Science, won the 2014 

Friday, August 1, 2014

The School of Optometry and Vision Science is hiring!

The School of Optometry and Vision Science is currently recruiting for several new positions, including a Staff Optometrist and the senior administrative position of Clinic Director.

Please see complete details and application instructions here.

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