News archive - May 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Patients give high praise to university’s Optometry Clinics during COVID-19

patient getting eye exam

When the global pandemic forced Ontario into lockdown in mid- March 2020, the School of Optometry & Vision Science’s patient care Clinic staff were forced to take a step back and evaluate how they could safely continue offering care to the community.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Dr. Lisa Christian receives the 2021 Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Lisa Christian performing an eye examination on a child

Lisa Christian, associate clinical professor in the School of Optometry and Vision Science has been awarded the Faculty of Science's 2021 Excellence in Science Teaching Awards in recognition of her innovative and engaging teaching methods. 

Monday, May 3, 2021

Just add light

A person using a disinfectant spray

Over 400 common disinfectants currently in use could be made safer for people and the environment and could better fight the COVID-19 virus with the simple application of UVC light, a new study from the University of Waterloo's School of Optometry & Vision Science shows.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Making a vision, reality

Lobby of Waterloo Eye Institute

Waterloo’s School of Optometry & Vision Science is moving forward on plans to create the Waterloo Eye Institute (WEI) — Canada’s premier eye and vision care centre.

The WEI will leverage the expertise of the School’s faculty, its infrastructure and the power of Canada’s only English-speaking Optometry School to address the biggest challenges in vision science — that, along with the School’s ambitious $35 million dollar campaign making this vision a reality.

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