Low vision

A College-accredited higher qualification will equip you for new challenges and responsibilities, and support your continuing professional development and career progression.

The virtual Hospital Eye Service experience replaces the in-person experience pre-registration trainees would normally have gained in a hospital setting.

A message from Leon Davies, College Immediate Past President.

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

We speak to Cathy Low, Director of Partnerships at the Thomas Pocklington Trust, to find out how her incredible career has been influenced by her own vision impairment.

A selection of the most significant sight loss demographics across the UK

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has launched a new framework to support low vision clinics.

Clinical files: Do I have to refer an asymptomatic patient with a small pigment epithelial detachment (PED)?

Adrian O’Dowd examines why optometrists need to act on behalf of patients who report temporary sight loss in one eye caused by amaurosis fugax, a potentially serious and sometimes overlooked condition.

The College have written again to the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health NI, Mr Peter May following a response to our original letter.