In memory of John Hockney, 1948–2024

“I think it is fair to say that John was 'Mr Optrafair' for many years and devoted an enormous amount of his time to ensure it was a financial success for the FMO,” said former FMO Vice-Chairman Kingsley Sleep.

100% Ophthalmology Programme Insights

We spoke to some of the Eye News family about their upcoming presentations at 100% Opthalmology, 24–26 February 2024, ExCeL London, UK.

Take part in the 'Whole Eye OCT Experience' at 100% Optical 2024

The Whole Eye OCT Experience is being delivered in association with The Partially Sighted Society: a charity that helps anybody living with vision loss make the best use of their remaining vision.

Optometrists and dispensing opticians now eligible for Blue Light Card discount scheme

The AOP welcomes the move, which recognises the important healthcare service provided by the optometry profession.

Crisis Specs collection day brings happy faces all round

Volunteers took delight in dispensing to the Crisis at Christmas guests who returned this week to collect their glasses, with frames kindly donated by Specsavers and lenses and glazing by EssilorLuxottica.

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.