Research

College research projects help to build a scientific evidence base that informs and influences College and national policies.

The College of Optometrists recognised the achievements of new and established researchers at its Diploma Ceremony at Central Hall Westminster in London on Tuesday 15 November.

The clinical figures that count - Autumn 2022.

Eye health issues that are making the news - Autumn 2022.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology - Autumn 2022.

The Opticians Act 1989 underpins the General Optical Council’s regulatory work. Sophie Goodchild looks at why a review was needed, the response from stakeholders, and the next steps.

Becky McCall looks at headlight dazzle on the roads, and why complaints about glare to optometrists are rising.

Clinical case studies can make a small but important contribution to the sum of clinical knowledge. Why do we need them, asks Kim Thomas, and how do you write one?

Kathy Oxtoby introduces the first article in a series on an ageing population and the implications for eye health and the optometry profession in the UK.

Reducing the carbon footprint of optometry is increasingly crucial but, asks Steve Smethurst, how can we do it effectively?

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

There is so much still to discover about the eye and vision and detecting and treating eye conditions. Research is helping to extend our knowledge and shaping the profession.