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

What's New

  1. Independent Prescribing assessment results available

    The results of the Therapeutics Common Final Assessment in Independent Prescribing are available to members who took the examination in November. Please log in to access your results.

  2. Driving and vision to take centre stage at Optometry Tomorrow 2015

    Professor Joanne Wood MCOptom will deliver a keynote lecture on vision and driving at Optometry Tomorrow 2015, the College’s annual conference taking place in Brighton on 8-9 March.

  3. Media statement from the College regarding provisional approval of the University of Hertfordshire Optometry masters

    The General Optical Council (GOC) has granted the University of Hertfordshire provisional approval to introduce a masters optometry degree course.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. GlaxoSmithKline UK recalls two batches of Zovirax Eye Ointment

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.


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