The Worshipful Company Of Spectacle Makers closes 2023 with 9 new liverymen and 1 new court assistant

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers brought a successful 2023 to a close with the admission of 9 new Liverymen at its December Court Lunch.

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers awards 2023 Ruskell Medal for research

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers has awarded its prestigious bronze Ruskell Medal for 2023 to Dr Cristina Martinez-Fernandez de la Camara, a senior scientist in the Clinical Ophthalmology Research Group at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Oxford, for her work on RPGR-associated retinal dystrophy.

College of Optometrists recognises outstanding contributions to the profession with Life and Honorary Fellowships

The College of Optometrists has awarded three new Life Fellowships and two new Honorary Fellowships to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the profession or to the College.

Independent opticians shortlisted for the 2023 SightCare Awards

28 deserving independent optical practices have been shortlisted in their chosen categories of the 2023 SightCare Independent Optician Awards celebrating the independent spirit.

New funding will support development of wearable diagnostics for neuromuscular diseases

A researcher from the University of Glasgow has received an EPSRC Open Fellowship to develop new wearable technology capable of measuring the progress of neuromuscular diseases.

Exeter clinic manager wins VCHP Volunteer Award

Exeter VCHP clinic manager, Zoe Haigh, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the charity during the past six years.

IACLE honors the recipients of the 2023 awards

Contact lens educators from three countries – Colombia, India, and Jordan – receive prestigious awards from the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) for their outstanding contributions to contact lens education.

Poole eye hospital marks national accolade following 3500 procedures on local NHS patients

With a celebration brought together community eye care specialists, aiming to ensure residents continue to receive ‘outstanding’ service, Poole eye hospital marks national accolade with event, following more than 3,500 procedures on local NHS patients.