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

OcuBall’s Polymer-Based Eye Model Replaces Animal-Based Methods for Foreign Body Removal; Eliminates Smell and BioHazards

WATERLOO, Ontario, August 14, 2019—Educators and professionals worldwide now have access to a novel eye model that replaces traditional animal-based methods for foreign body removal—a critically important skill for clinical practice. OcuBlink, Inc., has shipped its first order of OcuBall, a polymer-based eye model that can be used for training and in educational settings to … Read More “OcuBall’s Polymer-Based Eye Model Replaces Animal-Based Methods for Foreign Body Removal; Eliminates Smell and BioHazards”

Contact Lens Update Issue 48 Focuses on Solution Induced Corneal Staining (SICS), Provides Free ECP Reference Download

SICS has been discussed in the literature for nearly 20 years, but are we any closer to understanding the mechanisms by which it occurs and its clinical significance? WATERLOO, Ontario,  July 24, 2019—The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has published the latest edition of Contact Lens Update, available for free at ContactLensUpdate.com. Issue … Read More “Contact Lens Update Issue 48 Focuses on Solution Induced Corneal Staining (SICS), Provides Free ECP Reference Download”