Dal Alert!

Receive alerts from Dalhousie by text message.

X

Hands-on research

The ophthalmology lab is available for student research.

Read More...

Clinical training

Students have access to well equipped clinical facilities and to a large patient population with a wide variety of cases.

Read More...

Strabismus Rounds

Join us for weekly case presentations and discussions.

Read More...

Electrodiagnostic Lab

Learn about and use testing methods according to the age of patients.

Read More...

June 2nd is World Orthoptic Day

Dedicated to orthoptists promoting visual health globally.

Read More...


Academic and clinical education

Clinical Vision Science

We provide students interested in the profession of orthoptics and ophthalmic medical technology with strong theoretical and practical clinical foundations in vision sciences. Our program offers a coherent and dynamic curriculum that meets and exceeds professional practice standards. Students enjoy a learning environment that is optimal for both academic achievement and excellence in patient care.

Learn more about the program »

 


Clinical research

Clinical Research

The program includes training in research methods for all students to prepare them for an active role in contemporary evidence based practice. Master’s students complete a thesis project in a research topic of their choice under the supervision of faculty experts. After graduation they may continue their research studies in related PhD programs and pursue careers in research or post-secondary education.  

Learn more about our research »