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WCSM Education Trust launches 3rd annual bursary.
The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM) Education Trust is pleased to announce the launch of its 3rd annual Bursary Award Scheme offering new students starting optical training courses in the UK in Autumn 2018
New Transitions Wide Seg-bifocal.
Younger Optics Europe announces the launch of Transitions Signature VII 1.50 FT45 wide segment bi-focal semi-finished lenses.
GOC suspends Luton based Optometrist.
The General Optical Council (GOC), the UK regulator for optometrists and dispensing opticians, has decided to suspend an optometrist based in Luton, from its register for a period of three months.
SynergEyes teams up with Brien Holden Vision Institute.
SynergEyes, the leading hybrid specialty contact lens company, has announced a new partnership with the Brien Holden Vision Institute to deliver advanced, customised vision correction for myopes and presbyopes.
Specsavers store opens its doors to shared care opportunities.
Specsavers in Hemel Hempstead are improving patient care in their local community with their new†SPECTRALIS SPIRIT, story here
GOC consults on new business standards.
The General Optical Council (GOC) has today launched a consultation on new standards for optical businesses
World Class Glaucoma Imaging Atlas launched in London.
Insight into the most advanced glaucoma imaging Ė from world leading experts Ė was the focus at the Royal Society of Medicine last week when the first Heidelberg Engineering Glaucoma Imaging Atlas was launched.
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Ophthalmology data analysis championed at conference.
Integrating advanced eye scans, from a multi-modal imaging platform to the latest generation of electronic medical records, was demonstrated with the click of a mouse at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’Annual Congress in Liverpool.
ABDO National Resource Centre now open to students.
The Association of British Dispensing Opticians’ National Resource Centre opened its doors last weekend. The centre was visited by the ABDO Board , and the first cohort of students sit their practical exams in ophthalmic dispensing at the new location in Birmingham.
MultiColor shines at ARVO in comparisons to color fundus photography.
A number of international studies evaluating the sensitivity of SPECTRALIS MultiColor confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy versus color fundus photography were presented at the Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2018 conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.
More Hight Street services will reduce avoidable blindness.
High street optical leaders today called on Jeremy Hunt and the NHS to take urgent action to reform eye health services with more than 20 people a month going blind due to appointment delays.
Specialist Contact Lens education events.
Fitting specialist contact lenses Ė including EyeDream Ortho-k Ė can bring significant rewards to the practice and No7 is holding a series of dedicated CET accredited masterclasses during the summer at its new training suite.
ABDO extended services training day.
36 ABDO contact lens opticians attended the first Minor Eye Conditions Services (MECS) extended services training days in Birmingham at the end of last month
New Onsite training for Menicon.
Menicon has celebrated the launch of its new onsite training facility in Northampton with a free CET evening attended by 23 members of Northampton Local Optical Committee.
New President installed at BCLA after AGM.
The new President of the BCLA has pledged to “push the boundaries” of modern eye health and lead a new generation of pioneers to revolutionise day-to-day practice.
BCLA UK hailed a huge success.
The decision to stage BCLA UK across two days, taking in two cities and opening the event up to a larger audience than ever before, has been labelled a ‘game-changer’
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