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
  • 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

GOC launches FTP triage pilot

Move will enable GOC to close cases more speedily

New board member welcomed

Lorraine Bleasdale joins ABDO board

ABDO College celebrates ‘green’ successes

College saving more than 475,000 sheets of paper each year

Joining forces on illegal contact lens practice

AIO and BCLA to support GOC caseworkers

Latest events

Webinar presented by Professor Mo Jalie

Tuesday 17th September 2019


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