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ASA delivers against LensWay

Complainant challenged whether prices quoted in the ad were misleading as additional compulsory charges for handling and insurance were applied during the ordering process

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Optoms Cycling for Sight take on Yorkshire dales

Nearly 40 optical folk cycled across the Yorkshire dales on Sunday in support of Optometry Giving Sight

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AIO launches conference competition

A competition has been launched by The Association for Independent Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians (AIO) to win two places at its 2014 conference and Gala Dinner with one night's accommodation


Boots Opticians reports OSCE success

Boots Opticians said its pre-registration optometry students had achieved an ‘exceptionally high pass rate level’ in the College of Optometrists’ latest Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)

David Parkins, president, College of Optometrists

Details released for Optometry Tomorrow 2015

Next year’s Optometry Tomorrow conference will include sessions on paediatrics, AMD, glaucoma, binocular vision, low vision, dry eye, OCT and contact lenses

New implant could help glaucoma treatment

New implant could help glaucoma treatment

Researchers have developed an eye implant which they hope could lead to better glaucoma treatment

Harris in his pomp thanks to new sunglasses

Cyclist in his pomp thanks to new sports sunglasses

Gosport opticians Phillips & Edgworth has supported local fundraiser Keith Harris (right) as he prepares to cycle from Portsmouth to Pompeii in aid of The Rowans Hospice

New lectures at BCLA

New educational courses to feature at BCLA

A wider range of speakers and topics will feature in the British Contact Lens Association’s clinical conference and exhibition next year (May 29-31)

Swimmer gets eye test from Vision Express

Elite swimmer gets eye examination at Vision Express

City of Glasgow swimmer Mark Deans (right) was recently given an eye examination at Vision Express Buchanan Galleries by OO Andrea Montgomery (left) ahead of his remaining races this year

Echoes of the Past: Drivers' vision then and now

Echoes of the Past: Why patients go to the optician

Echoes of the Past looks at a study from 1964 that suggests unwillingness to visit an optician is a decade-old problem