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

 

What's New

  1. College of Optometrists welcomes nearly 400 visitors through its doors as part of Open House London

    The public, members and fellows had the opportunity to look around the College’s historic headquarters in the West End of London.

  2. College of Optometrists launches amazing eye facts video to mark National Eye Health Week

    The video lists fascinating eye facts to explain the importance of the eye and encourage consumers to ensure they have regular sight tests.

  3. Fourth successful Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize event delivered with highest attendance yet

    Over 210 people attended Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize which featured some of the best received sessions from Optometry Tomorrow 2016

  4. Optometry Tomorrow 2017 tickets on sale now

    Tickets for Optometry Tomorrow 2017 are now on sale, with a 50% saving available for College of Optometrists members for a limited period.

  5. Research demonstrates success of community eye care schemes

    Optometric enhanced eye care services demonstrate clinical effectiveness and are well received by patients and other stakeholders

  6. The effect of coloured overlays and lenses on reading

    The College of Optometrists’ research journal, Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, has published a systematic review about the effect of coloured overlays and lenses on reading, by Professor Brendan Barrett at Bradford University and colleagues.

  7. Results published of first ever study comparing spectacles bought online with those bought in optometry practices

    College of Optometrists funded study comparing over 300 pairs of spectacles.

  8. College of Optometrists maintains fees for seventh year while providing an increased range of benefits

    More than 15,000 members of the College of Optometrists will benefit from a fee freeze for a seventh consecutive year.

  1. 28

    Sep

    East Midlands Regional Event - Leicester

    Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, LE1 6ES

    Free interactive CET evening event for College members

  2. 18

    Oct

    South East Regional Event - Maidenhead

    Holiday Inn Maidenhead, SL6 2RA

    Free interactive CET evening event for College members.

  3. 08

    Nov

    Diploma Ceremony 2016

    Central Hall Westminster

  4. 13

    Nov

    London Regional Event

    Rooms on Regent's Park, NW1 4RG

    Free interactive CET breakfast event for college members

  5. 13

    Nov

    Insight: pre-reg trainee conference - London

    Rooms on Regent's Park, NW1 4RG

  6. 20

    Nov

    North West Regional Event - Manchester

    Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel

    Free interactive CET breakfast event for College members

  7. 20

    Nov

    Insight: pre-reg trainee conference - Manchester

    Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel

  8. 29

    Nov

    West Midlands Regional Event - Walsall

    Walsall Football Club, WS1 4SA

    Free interactive CET evening event for College members

 

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