Association of British Dispensing Opticians

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

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Latest events


Monday 20th July 2020

Holiday Inn, Hull Marina, Castle Street, Hull, HU1 2BX

ABDO CPD – Contact Lens Masterclass

Tuesday 21st July 2020