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 College Decathlon raises £2k+ for charity

Staff and student event in support of Vision Care for Homeless People

Major contact lens text now available

ABDO College bookshop launches definitive text on contact lenses

Essilor launches local and national campaign

Marketing campaign focuses on Varilux lens brand

SeeAbility celebrates 220th anniversary

Charity's VP Sir John Major attends Bank of England milestone event

Latest events

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

ABDO CET – Penrith

Wednesday 10th July 2019

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