New Boots Opticians store opens in St James Quarter, Edinburgh

A brand-new Boots Opticians store has now opened in Edinburgh St James Quarter offering a wide range of frames, from designer brands such as Tom Ford, Gucci and Ray-Ban, as well as sustainable ranges and stylish own brand frames.

BCLA to stage its first in-person Presidential Address since pandemic

The new President of the BCLA will highlight the “fears and opportunities” in the contact lens industry as part of the first face-to-face address to members in four years.

ABDO responds to the GOC contact lens consultation

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) welcomes the General Optical Council (GOC) consultation on the definition of contact lens aftercare and verification of contact lens specifications.

AOP responds to GOC consultation on contact lens care

The regulator is reviewing the process for verifying contact lens specifications and the definition of patient aftercare.

Online submissions open for NCC contact lens congress

Online submissions for a collaborative research symposium to be held as part of Europe’s biggest eye health conference are now open.

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.

‘Agenda-setting’ BCLA Clinical Conference to shape the future of contact lens practice around the world

The global eye care professional network’s “unquenchable thirst for learning” ensured the success of the first in-person BCLA Clinical Conference & Exhibition in four years.