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

CORE Explores Presbyopia Pharmacological Treatments in New Publication

WATERLOO, Ontario, December 19, 2023—Even with recent advances, managing presbyopia still presents significant challenges for achieving perfect vision at all distances. The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has focused Issue 75 of Contact Lens Update to exploring current and future pharmacological treatments, and how they compare to multifocal contact lenses. The independent, bi-monthly … Read More “CORE Explores Presbyopia Pharmacological Treatments in New Publication”

CORE Publishes Summaries of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) Lifestyle Reports to Promote Practitioner and Patient Knowledge

Contact Lens Update Issue 74 Now Available WATERLOO, Ontario, November 7, 2023—In response to increased clinical interest regarding how lifestyle choices affect the ocular surface, the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has published a resource collection to promote greater understanding among the global eye care community and their patients. Issue 74 of Contact … Read More “CORE Publishes Summaries of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) Lifestyle Reports to Promote Practitioner and Patient Knowledge”