FODO and NCHA support Deafblind Awareness Week (27 June – 3 July).
Sister organisations FODO and the NCHA have joined together to back Deafblind Awareness Week in the UK, focusing on the role community eye and hearing health professionals can play supporting people with dual sensory loss.
Chair of Vision Care for Homeless is clothed of the Livery.
Elaine Styles, Chair of Vision Care for Homeless People and a practicing London optometrist, is proud to have been Clothed in the Livery of the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers.
Topographers for Dry Eye are in demand at BCLA.
Interest in treating dry eye has brought brisk demand for the new Tear Film Surface Quality video module of the Medmont topographer for No7.
Vision UK 2016 encourages expanding horizons to meet the challenges ahead.
The eighth annual Vision UK conference took place in London on the 14 June. ‘Vision UK 2016: Expanding Horizons’ pushed the boundaries for implementing the UK Vision Strategy nationally
First SPECTRALIS OCT2 with OCT angiography installed in Belfast.
The UK’s first SPECTRALIS OCT2 with OCT Angiography Module* has been installed at Queen’s University in Belfast.
"Expanding Horizons" A day at the Vision UK 2016 Conference.
Read about the day, the new collaboration and connect to the main discussions.
Ageing and Sight Loss, a mainstream debate brought about by collaboration with Age UK.
Read about the facts, discussions and the goals set to improve the Nation's Eye Care.
Vision UK discusses Diabetes and Preventing blindness at conference.
There are reported significant variations on the treatment people with Type 1 and Type II diabetes receive as well as variations in outcomes across the country.
Vision UK Children and Young People Report.
Reported goals for the day discussed by delegates at the Vision K Conference.
Vision UK Science and Technology Report.
There is a growing interest in the future of science and technology from all and a need to understand the impact the changes could bring.
Eye health and sight loss professionals crowned at the Vision Pioneer Awards.
The Vision Pioneer Awards 2016 were held the evening before the main Conference event to celebrate the outstanding work of professionals in the eye health and sight loss sectors across the UK.
Fuss Free Phones Partners with RNIB to help Blind People stay connected.
Charity partners with Fuss Free Phones to offer service that enables blind or partially sighted people to easily place and receive calls, send and receive text messages and use the internet.
CCGs urged to tackle backlogs at eye health summit.
Commissioners must help “radically redesign” eye health services for the benefit of patients, the first-ever NHS eye health summit was told last week.
"Brave New World" beckons for contact lens industry.
A new generation of eyecare professionals have a ‘golden opportunity’ to grow the contact lens industry.Statistics from the first ever BCLAUK conference revealed that....
EzFit No Block Ophthalmic Lens Edging for small labs and stores.
Presented for the first time at Mido 2016, EzFit No Block – the latest and revolutionary compact machine developed by MEI – has met with a huge market success in just a few months.
GOC to consult on Candour and Consent guidance.
The General Optical Council (GOC) has launched a consultation on draft guidance on its standards relating to obtaining valid consent and meeting the duty of candour.
10,000th Spectralis "Hits the market"
The 10,000th SPECTRALIS® diagnostic imaging platform has been delivered to French retina specialist, Dr. David Sayag at his private practice near Paris.
Optical Confederation supports Diabetes Week
The Optical Confederation is pleased to support National Diabetes Week (12 -18 June), an annual UK-wide initiative devoted to increasing awareness of diabetes and raising money to help fund research.
FMO announces plans to link with MA Group for Optrafair till 2020.
FMO is delighted to announce that it has contracted with the Mark Allen Group to manage Optrafair to 2020.
New AOP resources to promote Children's Eyehealth.
The Association of Optometrists (AOP) has launched a range of new resources for its members to help raise awareness of the importance of children’s eye health.
Bambooka in Partnership with VAO.
Vision Aid Overseas and Eyewear Africa Ltd, the exclusive non-profit distributor of Bambooka sunglasses are pleased to announce a new charitable partnership.
American Optometric Foundation announces “The 2016 Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care Programme Recipients
The AOF announce the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care program recipients
Festivals and contact lens wear... Top tips and seven kit essentials.
With June heralding the start of the summer music season and almost 750 UK festivals planned this year, the Association of Optometrists (AOP) has issued advice for contact lens users on caring for their eyes during the festival season.