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We have built a network of eye care professionals across Europe. Together, we are working to harmonise standards and practices in optometry and optics
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  1. Academy Trustee elections 2015 - and the nominations are....

    The deadline has passed for Trustee nominations, find out who will be stepping into these important roles.

  2. Study shows children's eye health can benefit from time outdoors

  3. $1 million grant allows researchers to collaborate on first full eye transplant

    Are we close to a full human eye transplant?

  4. Full programme for Budapest 2015 announced

    Take a look at the exciting final programme for our annual conference which is now live on the conference website.

  5. University trains students in first-of-its-kind simulation lab

    University of Houston provides optometry students with training in an eye simulation lab


  1. Optika Hungary 2015

    27 - 29 March 2015

    Tihany, Hungary

  2. 66. WVAO Annual Congress

    25 - 26 April 2015

    Mainz, Germany

  3. Budapest 2015

    14 - 17 May 2015

    Budapest, Hungary

  4. WCO 1st World Congress of Optometry

    14 - 16 August 2015

    Medellin, Colombia

  5. Silmo Paris 2015

    25 - 28 September 2015

    Paris, France