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CooperVision runner-up in Healthiest Company Awards

Hampshire-based contact lens manufacturer CooperVision has been named runner-up in the Healthiest Workplace category at this year’s Britain’s Healthiest Company Awards

Wobbly Wednesday

Solid date announced for Wobbly Wednesday

This year’s Wobbly Wednesday campaign event to raise awareness of eye condition nystagmus has been scheduled for November 5

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Optometrist proves track record at Commonwealth Games

Optometrist Anna Turvey has been flying the flag for optics at the Commonwealth Games after making the Scottish cycling team (News 25.07.14) for the event in Glasgow

Ishihara colour vision test plates (Photo by Garo/Phanie/REX)

EyeTeq colour blindness trial sets out to improve viewing

A tie-up between computing firm Spectral Edge and the Colour Blind Awareness organisation will see the testing of new EyeTeq image-enhancement technology

Eye examination eye test

RNIB wins funding for eye care project

Vision charity The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has been granted £270,000 to fund a project developing a new approach to health and social care

Luxottica delivers warning over credit card scam

Luxottica issues warning over credit card scam

Luxottica has urged practices to be on their guard after its stockists were targeted in a credit card fraud scam


Marc Stone to debut at Silmo

Marc Stone to debut at SilmoThe Swiss Eyewear Group and international fashion label Marc Stone have agreed a global licence deal for the design, production and distribution of Marc Stone-branded eyewear


Eyespace goes back to school

British eyewear supplier Eyespace has released a new back-to-school point of sale range

Allistair Bridge

GOC develops new illegal practice strategy

A new strategy for tackling illegal practice has been announced by the General Optical Council including how to deal with illegal online contact lens sales

Mandie Lavin summer 2013

Mandie Lavin to leave GOC role

Mandie Lavin, GOC director of regulation, has been appointed as chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and will leave the regulator next year