CORE in the News

The Myopia Epidemic in Children (Canadian Health and Family – May 16, 2020)

COVID-19 and contact lenses: What you need to know (Global News – April 18, 2020)

Do eyeglasses or contact lenses protect you from coronavirus? (New York Post – April 16, 2020)

Contact lenses safe to wear during pandemic (Optician – April 15, 2020)

Contact Lens Wearers at No Greater Risk From COVID-19 Than Those Sporting Glasses (Medscape – April 15, 2020)

New Peer-Reviewed Paper in Contact Lens & Anterior Eye Offers Advice to Contact Lens Practitioners During COVID-19 Pandemic (Vision Monday – April 14, 2020)

Keep CL Wear Safe During COVID-19 (Review of Optometry – April 14, 2020)

Do You Wear Contacts or Glasses? Here’s What Ocular Scientists Advise During COVID-19 Pandemic (SciTechDaily – April 13, 2020)

Clear vision: Waterloo startup creates model eyeballs that help optometry students hone their skills (The Record – Sept 14, 2019)

Silicone Hydrogel or Hydrogel? Which is better for your patient? (Optometry Today – July 27, 2019)

Patient-Focused Executive Summary of TFOS DEWS II Report Announced for Dry Eye Awareness Month (Eyewire News – July 25, 2019)

Is Myopia Control the Next Big Thing? (Optometry Today – July 23, 2019)

Cosmetics Affect Contact Lens Parameters (Review of Optometry – July 1, 2019)

CORE Develops ‘Five-Minute Overviews’ of International Myopia Institute White Papers (Vision Monday – June 29, 2019)

CooperVision, CORE Share Insights from Myopia Clinical Trial at GCOMM 2019 Conference (Optik Now – June 4, 2019)

AT ITS CORE: Director of CORE at the University of Waterloo, Dr. Lyndon Jones, talks to OT about the organisation’s evolution, rebrand and achievements (Optometry Today – May 26, 2019)

British Contact Lens Association Receives CORE Support for Upcoming Meeting in Manchester, England (Vision Monday – May 16, 2019)

New Study Reveals an Alarming Increase in Nearsightedness (CTV News – April 2, 2019)

Fitting app available for CooperVision contact lenses (Healio – March 11, 2019)

Study finds too much screen time causes nearsightedness in children (CHCH News – March 5, 2019)

New App reduces chair time in contact lenses fitting (Insight News – February 27, 2019)

Contact Lens Hygiene Report Published by CORE (Optometry Today – Jan 25, 2019)

Report shows disconnect in ECP-patient expectations for 1-day silicone hydrogels (Healio – August 22, 2018)

Does studying too much make you nearsighted? What researchers are learning about myopia (Global News – June 6, 2018)

Myopia in young linked to lack of time spent outdoors (Radio Canada International – April 24, 2018)

Prescription to slow worsening myopia in Canadian kids? Head outdoors (CBC News – April 21, 2018)

The CORE Focus (Optometry Today – Nov 7, 2017)

CORE Announces new name (Optometry Today – Oct 19, 2017)

Myopia Prevalence in Canadian School Children – A Pilot Study

Kids’ eyesight getting worse at younger ages: study (The Toronto Star – November 14, 2016)

Contact lenses may decelerate myopia among kids (ABS-CBN News – May 2, 2016)

Science and serendipity unite to improve sight: the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (Clinical Trials Ontario – April 20, 2016)

New regulations for cosmetic contact lenses applauded (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – July 31, 2015)

Waterloo contact lens researchers aim to help nearsighted children (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – December 9, 2014)

Dealing with keratoconus: What people should learn about it? (Business Mirror – August 28, 2014)

There are few options for people with really bad eyesight who want to wear contacts – until now. (CTV Kitchener: ProvinceWide, February 9, 2014)

Back-to-school eye exams (CTV News Kitchener – September 4, 2013)

UW researchers shed light on nearsightedness (University of Waterloo Imprint – August 31, 2013)

UW contact lens study aims to slow nearsightedness in children (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – August 15, 2013)

Breaking new ground in meibography (Review of Ophthalmology – July 8, 2013)

Three Minute Thesis contest is Canadian Idol for the geeky set (The Toronto Star – April 20, 2013) (CORE graduate student Chau-Minh Phan wins third place in Ontario-wide competition. Click here to see his winning presentation.)

Patients need reminding about contact lens care (Medwire News – March 13, 2013)

Contact lens research could slow vision loss for millions (Waterloo Stories – January 9, 2013)

Ask The Experts: Dry eye research (570 News – December 22, 2012)

Ask The Experts: Contact lenses and children (570 News – December 15, 2012)

The ideal solution: It’s getting close (Optometric Management – April 1, 2012)

The new face of dry eye management (Optometric Management – May 1, 2012)

Fashion blurring the lines of sight (Capital News Online – March 30, 2012)

Contact lens-related eye problems tied to poor lens replacement habits (Contact Lens Headlines – April 18, 2011)

Overnight wear of CRT contact lenses reduces farsightedness (Contact Lens Headlines – January 18, 2011)

Lady Gaga lenses can damage eyes: experts CBC News July 19, 2010)

Experts worry as girls go gaga over ‘circle lenses’ (CTV News – July 7, 2010)

Study finds poor compliance among contact lens wearers (Contact Lens Headlines – July 7, 2010)

Researchers study bacterial adhesion to silicone hydrogel materials (Optometry Times – March 2010)

Researchers study bacterial adhesion to silicone hydrogel materials (Modern Medicine – March 1, 2010)

Silicone hydrogel and daily disposable contacts prescribed frequently in the US, study says (Contact Lens Headlines – August 14, 2009)

Waterloo is a world leader in contact lens studies (Grand – December 2008)

Contact lens research centre (Toronto Region Research Alliance – May 29, 2008)

Studies that more than meet the eye (UW Imprint – March 23, 2007)

Looking for a better contact lens (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – May 10, 2004)

Contact lens firm gives UW $500,000 (Kitchener-Waterloo Record – May 7, 2004)

10-step lens care (Chatelaine – January 2004)