Useful Links

Association of OptometristsThe 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

Domiciliary Eyecare Providers– home visiting services

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