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The College of Optometrists is the professional body for optometry.

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Fellowship of the College (FCOptom) is an acknowledgement of outstanding professionals and their commitment to the profession, experience and accomplishments.

The College’s Research Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate the considerable achievements of our members involved in optometric research, and how they enrich the profession.

All of our members sign up to the following code of conduct, which outlines our expectations for professionalism, good practice and prioritising patient care.

Our press office is happy to help with media enquiries about the College, optometry and eye health care.

The Benevolent Fund, set up by the College of Optometrists and the Association of Optometrists (AOP), provides short or long term financial support for any member, past or present, of the UK optical profession and their dependents.

We have a number of members who can be called upon to provide expert opinion on regulatory and legal cases, and on the standard of care provided by another optometrist.