Join as an associate member!

Whether you are a UK-registered dispensing optician, ophthalmologist, ophthalmic nurse or orthoptist, we have membership options just for you. 

We can offer you a membership package which allows you to supervise the next generation of optometrists, as well as keep up to date with the latest clinical and professional information. You will be able access supervision resources, clinical guidance, CPD and learning.

Supervision support

We offer any prospective supervisors training and support to enable them to supervise pre-registration trainee optometrists with confidence. Mentor the next generation of eye care providers. 

Online CPD

Start building your knowledge with our online courses and resources. Our online CPD will boost your confidence and help to develop your skills and knowledge in a variety of areas. Get ahead and start learning.

Clinical information

Our Clinical Management Guidelines (CMGs) are a reliable source of evidence-based information on the diagnosis and management of a range of conditions. Keep up-to-date.

Optometry in Practice

Our peer reviewed, practice-based journal is packed with research, analysis and opinion. Browse articles from this journal.

Live webinars

Our series of live webinars help you keep up-to-date with the latest guidance and/or clinical information. If you miss one, don't worry, you can watch the recording and continue learning.

Acuity member journal

Acuity is our award winning professional development journal, packed with news and analysis from across your profession. Read it online.

Membership fees





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Associate member




1 Membership is on an annual basis from 1 October. If you join part way through the year, pro-rata fees will apply in the first year.

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