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Acuity spoke to College members Amy Hughes MCOptom and Ian Jarvis MCOptom about their experiences of research.

The Deputy Chair of CET Approvers at the GOC on specialising in contact lenses and his decision to sell his independent practice.

Andrew discusses the challenges of running a busy opthalmology department, and how COVID-19 will affect those entering the profession.

Caroline explains her passion for improving lives by volunteering with Vision Aid Overseas.

The multi-skilled optometrist talks us through her career path, which spans academia, clinical practice and industry.

How the camaraderie and clinical challenges in hospital optometry inspire this Consultant Optometrist.

Christian talks about the challenges and rewards of volunteering, and why he chose to go into the sector.

The College’s Clinical Adviser on her award-winning work at Amersham Hospital.

The glaucoma expert on his research and educating the next generation.

The IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year has a great love for research and teaching contact lenses and dry eye disease.

The Optometric Adviser to the Scottish Government explains how community practice has informed her career.

Dr Keziah Latham, the low vision specialist, discusses how teaching, research and clinical practice are interlinked.

The historian and curator talks about his 25-year career at the College.

The optometrist who set up an eye care charity for homeless people.

Optometrist and new practice owner Gemma Hill MCOptom on why she chose to work in independent practice, and the challenge of setting up her own business.

Gordon Ilett tells us about his career, his experience on charitable and professional bodies, and his new position as Chair of the Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee.

The former optometrist talks about retraining as an ophthalmologist and why it’s important for both professions to work together.

The senior clinical teaching fellow and higher qualifications expert discusses working in an education role alongside clinical practice.

We speak with Aston University’s Emeritus Professor, and this year’s College of Optometrists President’s Medal winner.

A conversation about clinical care in Northern Ireland and a passion for research.

The academic, who also sits on the College’s accreditation panel for higher qualifications, on the importance of raising standards.

This businesswoman, teacher and examiner is an advocate for higher qualifications and embracing technological changes in optometry.

After visiting his father in prison, Tanjit set up a charity to provide eye care and optical skills training to prisoners.

Three optometrists talk about the skills and experience needed to become an effective supervisor.