Our aims are to ensure that optometrists' skills are constantly developed to meet new models of eye care and improve patient outcomes.

We launched our workforce vision for the UK in August 2022, here’s what we have achieved since.

The College of Optometrists is leading a sector-wide and UK-wide, multi-professional eye care workforce supply and demand data modelling project.

More on advancing optometry

Taking place between 24–26 February at London’s Excel, 100% Optical is now in its 10th year and attracts over 10,000 global optical professionals.

A message from Leon Davies, College President

How women are taking the lead In optometry and changing the face of the profession.

Voting opens on 25 January for The College of Optometrists' Council election.

Shadow Health Minister, Karin Smyth MP, has outlined Labour’s plans to support improved eye care services.