CORE BioSciences

CORE’s multidisciplinary biosciences team works together to investigate fundamental research questions relating to the ocular surface and biomaterials, particularly contact lenses.

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CORE Clinical

CORE’s team of highly trained clinical scientists has the capacity to execute all stages of study development, from protocol development through recruitment, data collection and analysis, and report generation, for Phase II, III and IV

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CORE Education

CORE Education is dedicated to providing eye care professionals and their patients with information and educational tools in a variety of accessible formats.

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CORE People

CORE is made up of vision scientists, clinicians, microbiologists, administrators, educators, molecular biologists, biotechnicians, data processing specialists and biochemists.

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Research Expertise

CORE seamlessly integrates clinical observations with insights grounded in basic bioscience.

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CORE NEWS

Review Study Draws Attention to Inadequate Hand Hygiene Among Contact Lens Wearers, Suggests Strategies to Avoid Infection

Up to 50% of Patients May Disregard or Neglect Handwashing; CORE Paper Shows Potential in Education & Innovative Design to Combat Poor Habits WATERLOO, Ontario, January 19, 2019—Improper hand hygiene can have serious consequences for contact lens wearers, according to a recent paper from the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE). The report, published … Read More “Review Study Draws Attention to Inadequate Hand Hygiene Among Contact Lens Wearers, Suggests Strategies to Avoid Infection”

Seeing is Believing: Eye-Popping Photos Show Why Good Contact Lens Hygiene is Essential

Resolve to Clean Up Your Contact Lens Routine this Holiday Season, say Eye Scientists at the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) WATERLOO, ONTARIO, December 19, 2018—Caught short without your contact lens case or care solutions? Lens unexpectedly falls out? What would you do? NBA star Ron Baker, faced with just this dilemma earlier this … Read More “Seeing is Believing: Eye-Popping Photos Show Why Good Contact Lens Hygiene is Essential”