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What's New

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Lissamine green

    The College of Optometrists issues a statement on the use of lissamine green.

  4. College of OptometristsÂ’ Director presents at ARVO

    Today Mike Bowen, Director of Research at the College of Optometrists will present at the ARVO annual meeting for the first time.

  5. Series of MECS practical assessments planned to put profession on front foot

    Plans to significantly increase the number of Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS) practical assessments across England, have been announced today.

  6. College of Optometrists urges hay fever sufferers to act early to minimise symptoms

    New pollen chart helps identify when sufferers should start using eye drops.

  7. The College of Optometrists to provide safeguarding training free to all pre-registration trainees

    Pre-registration trainees will now be able to access safeguarding training ahead of qualification, via the College website.

  8. Those at risk of type 2 diabetes to be offered lifestyle help

    This week, NHS England announced it will be launching a new national programme to help those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

 

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