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

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Latest news from Dispensing Optics

ABDO NRC lab now fully operational

Industry supporters help kit out NRC glazing lab

ABDO launches new website

Website features new DO Online section

Anglia contact lens course approved

APU programme will start in September

GOC to hold ESR discussion workshops

Council receives 539 responses to ESR consultation

Latest events

ABDO CET – Colchester

Monday 20th May 2019

Holiday Inn, Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester, CO6 3QL

ABDO CET – Antrim

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Dunsilly Hotel, Dunsilly Road, Antrim, BT41 2JH

ABDO CET – Chesterfield

Monday 3rd June 2019

Chesterfield Rugby Club, 2012 Dunston Road, Chesterfield, S41 9BF

ABDO CET – Exeter

Thursday 20th June 2019

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