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

 

What's New

  1. Sector publishes new Optical Workforce Survey

    The new Optical Workforce Survey, to measure changes in the optical workforce, has been published.

  2. Specs appeal - Don't ditch your glasses for a Valentine's Day date

    The College of Optometrists' survey says 64% of people wonÂ’t be put off by a glasses wearer.

  3. Scheme for Registration OSCE results - available here

    The results of the Scheme for Registration OSCE (January 2016) are available.

  4. College of Optometrists offers advice to skiers and snowboarders to protect their eyes on the slopes

    The College is urging winter sports fans to make sure they are properly protecting their eyes when out on the slopes this winter.

  5. College of Optometrists is calling for volunteers to take part in national optical conference

    The College is appealing for up to 25 volunteer patients to take part in training sessions at Optometry Tomorrow 2016 on 13 and 14 March in Birmingham.

  6. New members of College Council announced

    The College of Optometrists has announced the newest members of its Council following an election process, which was run entirely online for the first time.

  7. Study shows myopia prevalence in children in the UK has more than doubled in the last 50 years

    New research has shown that myopia is more than twice as prevalent among children in the UK now than in the 1960s.

  8. Further spaces announced for Optometry Tomorrow workshops

    The College of Optometrists has released more spaces for sold-out workshops at Optometry Tomorrow (13-14th March, Birmingham).

 

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