Association of British Dispensing Opticians

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

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

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Latest news from Dispensing Optics

2020 ABDO awards nominations invited

Closing date for nominations is 4 November

CPD Part 3: How to reflect

Haydn Dobby explores in more depth how to engage in reflective practice

Region update: Midlands and Anglia

Could you support ABDO by becoming a local lead? asks Richard Rawlinson

OrCam MyEye2 added to RNIB shop

Upgraded device offers users additional benefits

Latest events

Webinar presented by Michael Crossland

Thursday 22nd August 2019


ABDO CET – Tyne & Wear

Tuesday 10th September 2019

Holiday Inn - Washington, Emerson Road, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 1LB

ABDO CET Day – Jersey

Sunday 15th September 2019

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Rue de l'Etau, St. Helier, JE2 3WF , Channel Islands (Jersey)

Webinar presented by Professor Mo Jalie

Tuesday 17th September 2019