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

What's New

  1. Industry heavyweights confirmed as sponsors of Optometry Tomorrow 2015

    Birmingham Optical, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Spectrum Thea Pharmaceuticals and Topcon GB have been confirmed as gold sponsors of Optometry Tomorrow 2015.

  2. College approves Cardiff University to deliver Professional Certificate in Medical Retina

    The qualification will be delivered via 14 distance learning lectures, three webinars and three practical training days.

  3. GlaxoSmithKline UK recalls two batches of Zovirax Eye Ointment

    Two batches of Zovirax Eye Ointment have been recalled as a precaution.

  4. Research excellence recognised at College's annual Diploma Ceremony

    The College recognised the achievements of the most talented researchers in the field at its annual Diploma Ceremony at Central Hall, Westminster in London on Tuesday.

  5. College launches updated Guidance for professional practice

    The Guidance for professional practice, previously the Code of Ethics and Guidance for Professional Conduct, has been revised, updated and restructured.

  6. College boosts its clinical advice team

    In response to the continued popularity of its clinical advice service, the College has appointed an additional clinical advisor, Daniel Hardiman-McCartney MCOptom, to its team.

  7. College launches new patient leaflet on presbyopia

    In response to member feedback, the College has launched a new leaflet on presbyopia to help optometrists explain the condition to their patients.

  8. MPs hear how optometrists can break down the barriers to quality care

    David Parkins, President of the College, addressed MPs and peers at yesterday’s meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment.


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