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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Advice from ABDO

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Latest news from Dispensing Optics

Paper free membership renewals announced

All renewals to be electronic in the future

World Sight Day: putting vision first

Find out how you can help put vision first as World Sight Day approaches

Student dispensing optician removed from register

Fitness to train was found to be impaired

ABDO deputy chief executive resigns

Barry Duncan praised for "pioneering work"

Latest events

ABDO CET – Edinburgh

Sunday 22nd September 2019

Village Hotel, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2NY

ABDO CET – London

Friday 27th September 2019

ABDO Offices, 199 Gloucester Terrace, London, W2 6LD

ABDO CET – Guildford

Thursday 3rd October 2019

Holiday Inn, Egerton Road, Guildford, GU2 7XZ

ABDO CET – Leeds

Sunday 6th October 2019

Village Hotel - Leeds North, 186 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS16 5PR