Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO)
Representing more than 5,000 qualified dispensing opticians in the UK.
Association of Optometrists (AOP
The AOP promotes the profession and development of high professional and clinical needs and interests of individual optometrists and dispensing opticians.
British Journal of Ophthalmology
A peer review journal for health professionals and researchers in ophthalmology
College of Optometrists
The professional, scientific and examining body for optometry in the UK.
Department of Health
The UK Government department responsible for eye health.
Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO)
Representing ophthalmic optical companies involved in all aspects of manufacturing, importing and wholesaling spectacles.
Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians (FODO)
Representing the business interests of registered opticians.
General Optical Council (GOC)
The statutory body which regulates dispensing opticians and optometrists and corporate bodies running businesses as optometrists or dispensing opticians.