The Optical Confederation has published the 32nd annual edition of Optics at a Glance – the key source of information about optometry, opticians, the optical market and services available to patients in the UK – for the year ending 31 March 2012.
The statistics are drawn from:
- The annual survey of Optical Confederation members for the year to 31 March 2012
- Government data for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland
- The Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM), College of Optometrists and the General Optical Council (GOC)