Useful Links

Association of Optometrists-The representative body for Optometrists.

Association of British Dispensing Opticians

College of Optometrists- The educational and public interest organisation for optometry

Colorimetry Institute- Information on visual stress and precision tinted lenses

Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians

General Optical Council- The statutory body regulating corporate optometry in the UK

General Ophthalmic Services- Notices relating to GOS, Including voucher and ST updates are posted here

Kerataconus Foundation- Information on Kerataconus

Optician- Journal for optometrists and dispensing opticians from Business publications

Optometry Today- Optometric journal in the UK published by the AOP

Royal National Institute Of The Blind- For patient information

Local Talking Newspapers in The UK- This link will take you to the website where you can find information about all local talking newspapers in the UK

The Worshipful Company Of Spectacle Makers- The Livery company and a provider of training within the optical industry. This link will take you to their website

Vision Aid Overseas- Charity dedicated to help people in the developing world

The Eyecare Trust- Information from a charity working to raise awareness of eye conditions

Quality In optometry- Website for optometrists and CCG's to use framework for clinical governance

SeeAbility- SeeAbility provides information about helping patients who are learning disabled and visually impaired. Some very useful handouts for patients and carers can be downloaded