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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Taking the temperature of the eye

Taking your temperature can often help a healthcare practitioner figure out if you’re sick. A new University of Waterloo spinoff company aims to do something similar with your eyes.

Friday, June 7, 2024

From eye patch to robots

An interdisciplinary team including Drs. Ben Thompson (PI), Lisa Christian and Marlee Spafford are using socially interactive technology to improve health outcomes in children with amblyopia.

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Friday, April 19, 2024

Longtime clinic mentor retires

Dr. Stephen Tait is retiring both from his 40-year part-time role as a clinical supervisor at the School of Optometry & Vision Science and from his private practice.

New School of Optometry & Vision Science research centre poised to make advancements in understanding diseases and conditions of the eye and beyond.

Monday, January 29, 2024

Eye research that’s far from lazy

Dr. Krista Kelly is working to better understand how amblyopia, or ‘lazy eye’, affects children’s everyday lives, with the goal of developing better treatments.

The Centre for Eye and Vision Research (CEVR), a Hong Kong-based collaboration between the University of Waterloo and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, recently won gold medals for both the inventions it entered in the Asia Exhibition of Innovations and Inventions Hong Kong.