Association of British Dispensing Opticians

Supporting, protecting and advancing dispensing opticians in the UK and worldwide

Join ABDO for:

  • CET events
  • Dispensing Optics magazine
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Savings on a wide range of products and services

ABDO's National Resource Centre

Read More

ABDO's Business Hub

Read More

ABDO International

Read More

Advice from ABDO

Advice and Guidelines
Read More
Advice for Members
Read More
Policy and Regulation
Read More
Read More

Latest news from Dispensing Optics

GOC names new lay member

Deborah Bowman MBE will join the council on 1 September

BCLA invites members to dry eye webinar

Webinar to be hosted by Sarah Farrant and Indy Sian

IGA shares tools for Glaucoma Awareness Week (17-23 June)

FAQs shared to support glaucoma eye drop users preparing for holidays

Small Glasses Supplement Guidance updated

Revised guidance permits use the SGS for specialist frames

Latest events

ABDO CET – Exeter

Thursday 20th June 2019

Gipsy Hill Hotel, Gipsey Hill Lane, Exeter, EX1 3RN

ABDO CET – Penrith

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Winters Park Conference Centre, Penrith Rugby Club, Penrith, CA11 8RQ

ABDO CPD – Bradford

Wednesday 17th July 2019

The Eye Clinic, DHEZ Academic Building, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP

ABDO CET – Dartford

Thursday 18th July 2019

Dartford Football Club, Princes Park, Darenth Road, Dartford, DA1 1RT