Ophthalmic Lenses Availability – New 2018 Edition

Available now from the ABDO College Bookshop in eBook and print formats.


The 2018 definitive guide to spectacle lenses, coatings and tints available in the UK has been launched at Optrafair. Ophthalmic Lenses Availability collates information from leading lens manufacturers enabling anyone in the optical industry to rapidly locate the most suitable lenses. A valuable dispensing aid, the guide includes:

  • Manufacturers’ data
  • Lens data files
  • An availability index
  • PPL corridor length and fitting heights
  • Materials, tints and coatings
  • Lens engravings list

ABDO Head of Communications Antonia Chitty says, “Simply known as ‘The Lens Bible’, this essential guide is much in demand every year. Our thanks must go to Phil Gilbert for continuing the complex job of editing the book. Copies have been selling fast at Optrafair, and are available now in the ABDO College Bookstore for online ordering. Watch out in 2019 for a new improved Ophthalmic Lens Availability.”

Order your copy at http://abdocollege.org.uk/bookshop/