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The College of Optometrists' Craven Street headquarters

College journal climbs rankings

College of Optometrists research journal Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics has been ranked 13th in the top 58 international ophthalmology, optometry and vision science journals

Safilo Longarone

Safilo reports record profits as it renews Hilfiger licence

Safilo points to a successful second quarter and record gross profit margin as it re-signs the Tommy Hilfiger licence


RNIB project wins Google’s UK Impact Challenge

Smart glasses for blind and partially sighted people have been chosen as one of the winners at the final of the Google Impact Challenge 2014 – with the RNIB-backed project winning £500,000 in funding

Antitrust panel met this week

US Senate panel examines contact lens pricing

US hearing examines whether the unilateral price policies of majorcontact lens firms leads to higher prices for consumers

Optometrist given conditional registration order

GOC issues call for evidence

The General Optical Council has issued a call for evidence as it launches a strategic review of the standards it sets for optometrists and dispensing opticians


Haine & Smith support HeadSmart campaign

Independent optical group Haine & Smith has joined forces with The Brain Tumour Charity to help promote a new campaign

Bradford University prize

Essilor presents annual student prize

Matej Malalan has received the Essilor Prize for best third year student in Ophthalmic Lenses and Dispensing

Optometrist given conditional registration order

Conditions for optometrist after patient complaint

Optometrist Arminder Panesar has been placed on an 18 month conditional registration order by a General Optical Council fitness to practise committee

GOC appoints multiple experts to committees

GOC appoints multiple experts to commitee

GOC appoints multiple experts to committeesVision Express CEO Jonathan Lawson and former Boots Opticians director Richard Edwards are among four new appointments on the General Optical Council advisory committees

Eyespace staff run for Vision Aid Overseas

Eyespace staff run for Vision Aid Overseas

An eight-strong team of runners from eyewear supplier Eyespace recently participated in the British 10k in London to raise money for Vision Aid Overseas