We are the professional body for optometry

The College of Optometrists champions optometrists and the role they play by developing their knowledge and skills, defining good optometric practice, supporting optical research and innovation and educating and advising the public on eye health.

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The College provides the latest news, research, advice and guidance on all the key optical topics. These are regularly reviewed to ensure you are completely up-to-date with your practice.

Join the College – we're the home of optometry

Join The College of Optometrists for all your clinical guidance and advice, patient resources, latest optometry news and developments to keep you up to date and help you deliver safe and effective eye care. Utilise our wide range of optometrist CPD materials and take our higher qualifications, to maximise your skills so that you can make the most of new opportunities.

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