The practice of eye care in Europe is changing 


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. 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.

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

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

  3. Attend our Education Special Interest Group event for university lecturers, researchers and staff

    A series of presentations and discussions will focus on the challenges you face in optical and optometric higher education, possible solutions and best practice.

  4. Elections 2015 - become a Trustee

    The Academy is inviting nominations for one of three vacant spaces on the Board of Trustees.

  5. IACLE launches 2015 awards for achievements in contact lens teaching

    The 2015 IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year Awards will recognise and reward achievements in contact lens education worldwide.


  1. Optometry Tomorrow 2015

    8 - 9 March 2015

    Brighton, UK

  2. 68. SBAO Annual Congress

    22 - 23 March 2015

    Bern, Switzerland

  3. Optika Hungary 2015

    27 - 29 March 2015

    Tihany, Hungary

  4. 66. WVAO Annual Congress

    25 - 26 April 2015

    Mainz, Germany

  5. Budapest 2015

    14 - 17 May 2015

    Budapest, Hungary

  6. WCO 1st World Congress of Optometry

    14 - 16 August 2015

    Medellin, Colombia