Eye Talks: Your Vision is Our Vision - Public Education Event and Open House

School of Optometry and Vision Science
Jun 03, 2017 08:00 AM (EDT)

Event Details

The University of Waterloo 60 and BEYOND presents a free public education event in celebration of the School of Optometry & Vision Science's 50th Anniversary. We are inviting the community to learn more about current issues in eye health. Children’s activities will be available.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
8:00 - 12:30 p.m. 

School of Optometry & Vision Science | University of Waterloo

8:00-8:30 am - Registration & Refreshments
8:30- 9:20 am – Talks: Dry Eyes, Contact Lens, Macular Degeneration, Low Vision Rehab  
9:30-10:20 am – Talks: Glaucoma & Cataracts
10:20-11:10 am - Refreshments  & Information Booths on Optometry Clinics & Research
11:10-12:00 pm - Talks: Vision Therapy, Concussion, Pediatrics: Vision Screening & Myopia Control
12:00-12:30 pm - Information Booths

Prizes to be won! (Grand Prize free LASIK eye surgery from TLC Laser Eye Centre).
 First 100 people to register will receive a goodie bag, so please pre-register for the event.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The School of Optometry is at the corner of Columbia St. West and Hagey Boulevard. It can be reached easily by car or bus. In Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge, you can use Grand River Transit to reach the School of Optometry. The number 7E,13,31 and 200 and 201 iXpress stop near the school.

Free parking is available behind the Optometry building in lot X. Accessible parking is available at the front of the school at the clinic entrance. Parking is also available for $5 in the coin-operated pay-as-you-leave lot ‘OV’, or $2 per hour for the limited number of metered spots in front of the building.

An interactive map of the campus showing parking is available at
 campus map for directions to this lot. 



School of Optometry and Vision Science
200 Columbia Street West Waterloo, ON N2L 0A7 CA


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University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo is Canada’s top innovation university. With more than 36,000 students we are home to the world's largest co-operative education system of its kind. Our unmatched entrepreneurial culture, combined with an intensive focus on research, powers one of the top innovation hubs in the world. Find out more at uwaterloo.ca.