Association of British Dispensing Opticians

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

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  • CET events
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  • Professional indemnity insurance
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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