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 National Resource Centre

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ABDO's Business Hub

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ABDO International

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Advice from ABDO

Advice and Guidelines
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Advice for Members
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Policy and Regulation
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Business Advice
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Latest news from Dispensing Optics

Barcelona Specs to launch in 2020

Copenhagen Specs concept extended to Spain

25 years of clinical education celebrated

Specsavers PAC marks 25th anniversary

MP supports SeeAbility campaign

MP visits Merton school where it all began

Members support Articles of Association changes

Changes to Articles of Association passed at SGM

Latest events

Webinar presented by Jay Dermott

Wednesday 16th October 2019


ABDO CET – Bristol

Thursday 17th October 2019

Best Western Gables Hotel, Bristol Road, Falfield, Nr Bristol, GL2 8DL

ABDO CET – Cambridge

Sunday 20th October 2019

Holiday Inn, Lakeview, Bridge Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9PH


Sunday 27th October 2019

Village Hotel, Captain Clarke Road, Hyde, SK14 4QG