Optometry Clinics

Eye and vision care for everyone

Whatever your eye and vision care needs, the University of Waterloo Optometry Clinics can help. We are one of Canada’s largest, best-equipped eye care centres, and we offer a full range of services, in two convenient locations.

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As part of the School of Optometry & Vision Science, we build on our research and optometric education to bring you the highest standard of eye and vision care.

Sight is one of our most precious gifts. We look forward to helping you protect yours.

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Comprehensive eye examinations for all ages

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Diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases

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 Specialty services such as vision rehabilitation

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Eyeglasses and contact lens evaluation, fitting and dispensing

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Urgent eye care

Why choose the Waterloo Optometry Clinics?


The University of Waterloo is now smoke-free across campus. This means smoking and vaping of any substance is prohibited indoors and outdoors on campus property. The policy covers visitors to campus, including optometry clinic patients.

Dry eye disease is a chronic condition that occurs when an individual does not produce enough quality tears to properly lubricate their eyes. It is estimated that up to 30% of Canadians suffer from dry eye. In the coming years, this number is expected to increase as the population ages. 

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

A robot friend for vision treatment

An interdisciplinary group of University of Waterloo researchers is trying to improve adherence to 'lazy eye' treatment through use of a social robot that can educate and motivate children and their caregivers.