News archive - June 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Q and A with the experts: How to protect your eyesight during the pandemic

Dr. Debbie Jones headshot

Since the pandemic began, access to eye care has continued to change. With high case counts in Ontario, the fear of contracting COVID-19 is still very real, and some patients are understandably hesitant to leave their homes for routine appointments.

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Dr. Debbie Jones discusses the rising rates of myopia in children

In Studio host Nadia Matos & Dr. Debbie Jones

Dr. Debbie Jones joined In Studio host Nadia Matos to talk about rising rates of myopia in young children, and why regular eye exams can help.

Watch: https://bit.ly/3iOHryM

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

UWOVS researcher awarded $250,000 through The New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration competition

Dr. Elizabeth Irving

In an announcement by the Government of Canada, the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) has awarded four Waterloo Science researchers a total of $750,000 to advance groundbreaking research - including Dr. Elizabeth Irving from the School of Optometry & Vision Science (UWOVS).

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