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Starring role for Elizabeth Taylor at Heidelberg Engineering

Supporting role for Elizabeth Taylor at Heidelberg Engineering

Heidelberg Engineering has extended its UK support team with the appointment of Elizabeth Taylor as sales and marketing assistant

Echoes of the Past

Echoes of the Past: Historical changes in the frame industry

An interesting article in the August 1964 edition of Optician’s sister-title, Manufacturing Optician, gives an insight into how frames had changed over the seven decades following Optician’s launch in 1891

Back to school offers

International Eyewear and Pennine Optical launch ‘back to school’ offers

Frame suppliers International Eyewear and Pennine Optical have both launched promotions to coincide with children returning to school for the new term

opti Munich extends show training programme

opti Munich organisers increase exhibitor training

Organisers of the opti Munch trade show have increased support and training services for the event in 2015

ORK collection for fashion concious teens

ORK collection for fashion concious teens

Orange Eyewear has expanded its fashion-led ORK collection aimed at children and teenagers


Boots offers full time places to all of its pre-reg optometrists

Boots Opticians has offered full time places as qualified optometrists to all of the pre-registration optometrists it took on in the past year.

Porsche Design stockists on track wirth Rodenstock

Porsche Design stockists on track with Rodenstock

Nearly 20 of Rodenstock’s leading Porsche Design customers were recently treated to a high octane day out at the Porsche Driving Experience Centre Silverstone

Fleye sets the two tone

Fleye sets the two-tone with new collection

Danish eyewear brand Fleye has released a new two-tone themed ophthalmic frame collection

Obituary: Philip Cookson

Obituary: Philip Cookson

The FMO is sorry to report the death of Lieutenant-Commander Philip Cookson, 82 (pictured), secretary of the UK optical trade association from 1988 to the mid-1990s

Hospital faces cataract compensation claims

Hospital faces cataract complications claims

Dozens of patients that received outsourced cataract surgery on the NHS have been left with impaired vision, pain and discomfort