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

Contact Lens Update Special Edition: COVID-19 and Contact Lens Wear

A special issue of Contact Lens Update addresses the facts, and dispels misinformation about contact lens wear and coronavirus (COVID-19) WATERLOO, Ontario, March 16, 2020—The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has published issue number 53 of its free online education magazine, Contact Lens Update. This special issue provides a timely response for practitioners, … Read More “Contact Lens Update Special Edition: COVID-19 and Contact Lens Wear”

Top Contact Lens Experts Dispel Misinformation Regarding Coronavirus / COVID-19 Protections for Contact Lens Wearers

Research scientists in Canada, United Kingdom and United States share guidance on safe wear and handling; thorough hand washing and disinfection compliance are important WATERLOO, Ontario, March 12, 2020—Three of the world’s most published researchers in eye health are responding to misinformation circulating regarding contact lens and spectacles/glasses wear amidst Novel Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. … Read More “Top Contact Lens Experts Dispel Misinformation Regarding Coronavirus / COVID-19 Protections for Contact Lens Wearers”