The professional, scientific and examining body for optometry in the UK, working for the public benefit.


What's New

  1. College of Optometrists urges sports-lovers to make sure they can see their favourite sport clearly this summer

    College is advising that having a sight test and getting fitted with corrective eyewear if needed could enhance participants’ and spectators’ sporting experience.

  2. College of Optometrists congratulates Cardiff University on accreditation of Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care

    Cardiff University has been accredited as the first provider of the College’s Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care.

  3. Independent Prescribing assessment results available

    The results of the Therapeutics Common Final Assessment in Independent Prescribing are available to members who took the examination in June. Please log in to access your results.

  4. Volunteer patients needed for workshops in Cardiff

    We are looking for volunteer patients for our CET workshops taking place on 6 July in Cardiff. We pay £25 plus travel expenses.

  5. College of Optometrists conducts report into Scheme for Registration

    The report provides detailed information of trainee performance over a single year, related to several factors, including their undergraduate degree classification and common areas of failure.

  6. College of Optometrists’ inequalities report calls for increased awareness of optometry services and a review of access initiatives

    The report makes several recommendations to address barriers to poorer communities accessing optometry services.

  7. College issues report following dementia and vision research event

    The report, outlining the outcomes of the Visual Impairment and Dementia (VIDem) Summit, identifies priorities for research into concurrent dementia and visual impairment.

  8. College of Optometrists issues transit of Mercury advice

    The College of Optometrists has issued advice for those wishing to observe the Transit of Mercury today.


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