News archive - 2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The future is virtual for glaucoma patients

Patient participating in virtual session with health coach

The University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry & Vision Science is launching a new pilot program to ensure patients suffering from glaucoma can access the health care support they need through a virtual platform.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Contact lenses that deliver far more than vision correction

Woman's eye

Imagine reading a map or email on a head-up display right in front of your eyes — it sounds like something from a sci-fi novel, but it’s one of the many possible future uses for contact lenses that has been predicted through current and emerging research.

Friday, July 9, 2021

UWOVS releases report on strategic plan progress

title page, report on progress (strategic plan)

Now at the halfway mark of our strategic plan, the University of Waterloo's School of Optometry & Vision Science has recently released a report on progress, detailing the ways in which we have successfully moved the needle forward on our strategic vision. 

Monday, June 28, 2021

Celebrating our award winners from the Class of 2021

cover of the Graduation Celebration program

On June 27, the School of Optometry & Vision Science came together for a virtual ceremony to celebrate our Class of 2021.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

WOVS student named an Ezell Fellow by American Academy of Optometry

Amy Chow headshot

In a recent announcement by the American Academy of Optometry Foundation, WOVS PhD student Amy Hiu Yan Chow, OD was selected as the 2021 Rod Tahran / Essilor Ezell Fellow as part of the Ezrell Fellowship Program! 

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