Basingstoke Ophthalmology Hospital commemorates first anniversary

CHEC marks one year milestone with community celebration.

Sight loss charities appoint engagement manager to oversee launch of new sight loss councils

Sight Scotland, and Sight Scotland Veterans, in partnership with Visibility Scotland, have appointed Callum Lancashire as their new Engagement Manager to oversee the launch of Sight Loss Councils in Scotland.

LambdaVision aims to refine process for in-space manufacturing of artificial retinas through ISS National Lab-sponsored investigation

Approximately 1.5 million people worldwide are affected by retinitis pigmentosa, a rare genetic disorder that causes vision loss. Currently there is no cure, but researchers from LambdaVision are turning to the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory to look for...

Discovery Park Ventures invests £100K in new tenant Vox Imaging Technology

Discovery Park Ventures invests £100K in new tenant Vox Imaging Technology to advance ophthalmic imaging for preclinical research.

Macular Society chief executive, Cathy Yelf, announces retirement

After nearly a decade of dedicated service as chief executive of leading sight loss charity the Macular Society, Cathy Yelf has announced her decision to retire in 2024.

OSA members call for a 5-year practice plan at 100% Optical

Making a five-year plan for an optical or ophthalmology business is uppermost in OSA members’ minds as they look for the best means of supporting the profession at 100% Optical.

ABDO College releases new annual report

ABDO College has published its Annual Report for 2022, providing a pictorial overview of activities as well as detailing ABDO College's financial status.

Half a million factory workers in low-income countries have vision screened in landmark project led by alliance of US Businesses

Half a million factory workers in low-income countries have vision screened in landmark project led by alliance of US Businesses – a milestone announced today, World Sight Day.

ABDO College achieves carbon neutrality for the second year running

ABDO College has successfully achieved carbon neutrality for 2022, alongside a significant reduction in emissions in a number of areas.

New Bolton office space for UK’s largest provider of NHS cataract surgery, as company celebrates 15th year

Bolton North East MP Mark Logan visited SpaMedica’s new building, The View, which accommodates 180 company employees, including 40 recruited in the last year.

CHEC Northampton recognised as ‘Outstanding’

Care and Quality Commission awards community eye hospital highest possible rating.