Lyndon Jones

Lyndon Jones
Professor; School of Optometry & Vision Science, Director; Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE), University Professor; University of Waterloo
Location: OPT 360
Phone: 519-888-4567 x35030


Lyndon Jones is a professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University Professor and director of the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo. He has authored over 500 refereed and professional papers, one text-book and given over 1200 invited lectures at conferences worldwide, in over 40 countries.

Research Interests

  • Clinical trial design
  • Contact lens performance
  • Drug delivery
  • Ocular biomaterials
  • Proteins at interfaces
  • Clinical Imaging
  • Ocular Biology
  • Optical Devices
  • Vision Services
  • Technology and Optics
  • Smart Materials
  • Biomaterials, Polymers and Bioplastics
  • Thernostic Materials
  • Bionanotechnology and Biosensors
  • Next Generation Energy Systems
  • Nanomaterials
  • Smart and Functional Materials
  • Drug Discovery, Design and Delivery


  • BSc (Wales, Cardiff), PhD (Aston), DSc (Aston), FCAHS, FCOptom, DipCLP, DipOrth, FAAO (Diplomate in Cornea & CL), FIACLE, FBCLA


  • Registered optometrist in the UK and Canada
  • Supervising clinician in contact lens clinic
  • Clinical interests: contact lenses; external eye disease; ocular pharmaceuticals
  • Lyndon Jones is an approved PhD supervisor.

Affiliations and Volunteer Work

  • Cross-appointed with Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Physics
  • Director, Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE)
  • Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, McMaster University


  • OPTOM 347 - Contact Lenses 1
    • Taught in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

Graduate studies