Waterloo study finds kids’ eyesight worsening earlier and largely uncorrected

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Nearsightedness in children increases nearly fivefold from Grade 1 to Grade 8, with almost a third of the cases going undiagnosed and uncorrected, according to new research. The team from the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Science and the CNIB found that near-sightedness, or myopia, increases from 6 per cent to 28.9 per cent over the […]

Lab Tour and Networking Session

Monday, October 24th,2016: 2-4pm – Lab Tour and Networking Session with the UW Centre for Contact Lens Research (CCLR) [Information and Registration] There will be an introduction to the state-of-the-art laboratory facilities available at the centre and their capabilities of supporting: Microbiology and Toxicology testing – bacterial adhesion and growth, biofilm testing, microbial identification, cytotoxicity testing, […]

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