A model for northern eye care

Friday, October 27, 2023

It’s cold outside but the view of Hudson’s Bay is beautiful from the Churchill Health Centre (CHC), where dozens of patients got their eyes examined this week, some for the first time in years, thanks to state-of-the art equipment donated through the University of Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science.  

The eye clinic, which took place from October 23 to 25 in the northern Manitoba town of about 900 people, was the first to pilot an initiative co-led by the School, the Manitoba Association of Optometrists (MAO) and the CHC. 

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Woman receives an eye exam using a slit lamp