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

What's New

  1. 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.

  2. Third successful Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize event delivered

    Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize featured some of the best received sessions from Optometry Tomorrow 2015 and attracted over 150 attendees.

  3. Children with disabilities missing out on crucial eye care, says new report

    The College is joint signatory of a letter published in The Telegraph today (18 September 2015) which calls for reforms that would ensure that children in special schools have regular sight tests.

  4. College's monocle exhibition for Open House London 2015

    As part of the annual Open House London festival of architecture, the College will be opening its doors to the public from 1-5pm on Sunday 20 September 2015.

  5. Professor David Gartry to present lecture on femtosecond laser cataract surgery at Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize

    Professor David Gartry HonFCOptom will present his lecture at Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize, the College of Optometrists’ one day conference at the Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel on Sunday 27 September.

  6. Professor Bruce Evans kicks off new cycle of College CET events

    World renowned speaker and College Fellow, Professor Bruce Evans FCOptom, will open the College's new cycle of regional events with a fantastic interactive, case-based presentation.

  7. College maintains membership fee freeze while introducing new benefits

    The College’s membership fees will remain unchanged for a sixth year, even though the annual number of CET events offered has more than doubled, and several new benefits have been introduced.

  8. College launches hospital events for newly-qualified optometrists

    Bookings have opened for the College of Optometrists’ first hospital events, designed exclusively for newly-qualified optometrists.

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    Manchester Royal Eye Hospital tour and lecture
    (Newly-qualified optometrists only)

    Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

    A new and exciting event exclusively for members who qualified after July 2012) to tour Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and attend a lecture.

  2. 08


    Scotland regional event - Glasgow


  3. 13


    South West regional event - Swindon


  4. 27


    Moorfields Eye Hospital tour and lecture
    (Newly-qualified optometrists only)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital

    A new and exciting event exclusively for members who qualified after July 2012) to tour Moorfields Eye Hospital and attend a lecture.

  5. 17


    Yorkshire & Humber regional event - York



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