CORE News

  • Latest CORE Publication Offers Specialty Contact Lens and Myopia Management Insights for Practitioners

    WATERLOO, Ontario, Feb 29, 2024—Advancements in and increased fitting of scleral and corneo-scleral lenses, plus resurgent interest surrounding orthokeratology for managing myopia control, sets the stage for Issue 76 of Contact Lens Update. Published by the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE), the bi-monthly publication is available at no charge by visiting ContactLensUpdate.com. “Specialty…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • CORE Publishes Contact Lens Sustainability Infographics Series in 25 Diverse Languages

    Effort Follows Widespread Global Response to English-Only Versions WATERLOO, ONTARIO, October 31, 2023—The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has published a series of infographics in 25 diverse languages that encourage responsible contact lens recycling and disposal. The initiative resulted from widespread positive feedback about four English-only versions released earlier this year. The series…


  • CORE Announces Broadest Ever Scientific Program for American Academy of Optometry ‘23

    WATERLOO, ONTARIO, October 6, 2023—The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has announced a multifaceted series of scientific presentations, lectures, and posters for the American Academy of Optometry 2023 Annual Meeting, scheduled from October 11-14. The diverse lineup represents the breadth of the organization’s expertise and impact across the optometric world, which has accelerated…


  • CORE’s Lyndon Jones to Headline Global Contact Lens Forum at Vision Expo West 2023

    WATERLOO, ONTARIO, September 18, 2023—One of the eye care profession’s most in-demand speakers will headline the Vision Expo West 2023 Global Contact Lens Forum, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 27 in Las Vegas. For the first time, Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) Director Lyndon Jones joins the event’s faculty, sharing insights alongside…


  • CORE Strengthens Biosciences Research Team and Promotes Three Scientists

    WATERLOO, ONTARIO, August 31, 2023—The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has added a post-doctoral fellow to its Biosciences research team, as well as promoted three scientists to leadership roles. Haile Darge, Ph.D., has joined CORE as a post-doctoral fellow focused on developing biomaterials for ocular drug delivery and in vitro eye models using…


  • CORE Publishes Guidance on Ocular Surface Immunology for Better Patient Care

    Contact Lens Update Issue 73 Now Available WATERLOO, Ontario, August 21, 2023—In response to increased clinical interest regarding ocular surface immunology, the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has published a collection of resources to create a greater understanding among the global eye care community. Issue 73 of Contact Lens Update focuses on the…


  • Canadian Association of Optometrists Presents Dr. Debbie Jones with 2023 President’s Award

    Honour Recognizes Contributions to Pediatric Vision Care and Myopia Control WATERLOO, Ontario, July 17, 2023—The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) has named Debbie Jones, BSc, FCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA, as its 2023 President’s Award recipient. The organization’s highest honour was conferred in recognition for her significant contributions to pediatric vision care, myopia control, and optometry education.…


  • CORE Publishes Resource on Ectatic Corneal Diseases 

    WATERLOO, Ontario, June 12, 2023— As ectatic corneal diseases—such as keratoconus—pose significant challenges to vision and quality of life, the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has dedicated Issue 72 of Contact Lens Update to better understanding the underlying causes and advancements in treatment methods for its successful management.  The bi-monthly publication is available…