The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) achieves carbon neutrality

The Association’s emissions have been reduced using a blend of offsets from a Gold Standard wind project and a Verra CCB4 forestry project to mix biodiversity protection and restoration with fuel switching to renewable energy.

Women-led, solar powered eye centres to treat 1 million people at risk of avoidable blindness in India

One million people at risk of avoidable blindness in West Bengal, India, now have access to eye care thanks to the opening of nine environmentally friendly Green Vision Centres, five of which are led by women.

The University of Auckland, New Zealand - Ophthalmology Sub-speciality Fellowship Applications Open – Deadline 31 July 2022

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland and Greenlane Hospital, Auckland District Health Board have openings.

The Qatar Fund for Development and Orbis to Launch Qatar Creating Vision in Ethiopia

The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) are providing funding to international eye care charity Orbis, to launch the Qatar Creating Vision initiative Ethiopia.

Unaddressed Vision Problems Linked to Many Bus Crashes in Bangladesh, Study Finds

The new research from eye care nonprofit Orbis International is among the first to look at vision and road safety among public transportation workers in low- and middle-income countries.

UKISCRS donates £5,000 to support ophthalmology in Ukraine

UKISCRS Council unanimously decides on donation, supporting ophthalmic aid in Ukraine.

Results from two eye tests suggest that vision is a battle of the sexes

The research was developed by Contact Lenses UK to explore the nation's eye health, by analysing participants ‘colour vision’ and ‘perception’.

CHEC and Royal National Institute for Blind People Launch Strategic Partnership

CHEC has today announced the launch of a new partnership with the Royal National Institute of Blind People.

OAEE UPDATE - Urgent Call for Surgical Supplies in Ukraine

UK professionals have called for aid in sending surgical equipment to Ukraine during Russian invasion.

World Optometry Day 2022

Today, Wednesday 23rd March, is #WorldOptometryDay. A day to celebrate the global community of optometrists and all the eye care professionals that support the ophthalmic health and wellbeing of many millions of patients.

Optical Express invests over £3m in new Edinburgh eye clinic

Angus Robertson MSP opens new eye surgery treatment clinic in Edinburgh city centre following investment of over £3m. The eye surgery treatment hub will serve Edinburgh and the surrounding area.

Anatomical Three-dimensional Orbital ModelS (ATOMS) in Ophthalmology Education

Our educational aim is to provide a simple blended learning solution to ophthalmology trainees centered around Anatomical Three-dimensional Orbital ModelS (ATOMS) to help teach orbital anatomy and make it simple to learn.