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

What's New

  1. Optometry Tomorrow 2016 to offer contact lens stream with British Contact Lens Association

    The College and the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) have teamed up to offer dedicated contact lens sessions at Optometry Tomorrow 2016, the College’s two-day annual conference.

  2. Have you met your CET requirements for the current cycle?

    How the College can help you meet your CET requirements for the current cycle ending 31 December 2015, and information on the new 2016-18 cycle.

  3. College of Optometrists celebrates sector's most talented researchers at its annual Diploma Ceremony

    The College has recognised the achievements of the most talented researchers working in the field at its annual Diploma Ceremony.

  4. College calls for nominations to Council

    The College of Optometrists is inviting members to join its Council and help shape the future of the College and the profession.

  5. New College Fellowships recognise outstanding contributions to optometry

    The College has elected three new Life Fellows and a new Honorary Fellow. Fellowship of the College is awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession or to the College.

  6. College invites applications to offer new higher qualifications in Paediatric Eye Care and Low Vision

    The College of Optometrists has added three new qualifications to its suite of specialist higher qualifications.

  7. Scheme for Registration OSCE results - available here

    The results of the Scheme for Registration OSCE (September 2015) are available.

  8. Last chance to book Optometry Tomorrow with 50% discount

    There are only three weeks left for College of Optometrists’ members to save 50% off the full rate ticket for Optometry Tomorrow 2016.


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