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

BCLA reveals 2019 awards shortlist

Winners will be announced in Manchester on 1 June

ABDO NCC issues myopia management position paper

New paper gives snapshot of current research

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

Latest events

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

ABDO CPD – Bradford

Wednesday 17th July 2019

The Eye Clinic, DHEZ Academic Building, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP