In The News

Myopia Prevalence in Canadian School Children – A Pilot Study

Contact lenses may decelerate myopia among kids (ABS-CBN News – May 2, 2016)

Science and serendipity unite to improve sight: the Centre for Contact Lens Research (Clinical Trials Ontario – April 20, 2016)

New regulations for cosmetic contact lenses applauded (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – July 31, 2015)

Waterloo contact lens researchers aim to help nearsighted children (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – December 9, 2014)

Dealing with keratoconus: What people should learn about it? (Business Mirror – August 28, 2014)

There are few options for people with really bad eyesight who want to wear contacts – until now. (CTV Kitchener: ProvinceWide, February 9, 2014)

Back-to-school eye exams (CTV News Kitchener – September 4, 2013)

UW researchers shed light on nearsightedness (University of Waterloo Imprint – August 31, 2013)

UW contact lens study aims to slow nearsightedness in children (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – August 15, 2013)

Breaking new ground in meibography (Review of Ophthalmology – July 8, 2013)

Three Minute Thesis contest is Canadian Idol for the geeky set (The Toronto Star – April 20, 2013) (CCLR graduate student Chau-Minh Phan wins third place in Ontario-wide competition. Click here to see his winning presentation.)

Patients need reminding about contact lens care (Medwire News – March 13, 2013)

Contact lens research could slow vision loss for millions (Waterloo Stories – January 9, 2013)

Ask The Experts: Dry eye research (570 News – December 22, 2012)

Ask The Experts: Contact lenses and children (570 News – December 15, 2012)

The ideal solution: It’s getting close (Optometric Management – April 1, 2012)

The new face of dry eye management (Optometric Management – May 1, 2012)

Fashion blurring the lines of sight (Capital News Online – March 30, 2012)

Contact lens-related eye problems tied to poor lens replacement habits (Contact Lens Headlines – April 18, 2011)

Overnight wear of CRT contact lenses reduces farsightedness (Contact Lens Headlines – January 18, 2011)

Lady Gaga lenses can damage eyes: experts CBC News July 19, 2010)

Experts worry as girls go gaga over ‘circle lenses’ (CTV News – July 7, 2010)

Study finds poor compliance among contact lens wearers (Contact Lens Headlines – July 7, 2010)

Researchers study bacterial adhesion to silicone hydrogel materials (Optometry Times – March 2010)

Researchers study bacterial adhesion to silicone hydrogel materials (Modern Medicine – March 1, 2010)

Silicone hydrogel and daily disposable contacts prescribed frequently in the US, study says (Contact Lens Headlines – August 14, 2009)

Waterloo is a world leader in contact lens studies (Grand – December 2008)

Contact lens research centre (Toronto Region Research Alliance – May 29, 2008)

Studies that more than meet the eye (UW Imprint – March 23, 2007)

Looking for a better contact lens (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – May 10, 2004)

Contact lens firm gives UW $500,000 (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – May 7, 2004)

10-step lens care (Chatelaine – January 2004)