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. Elections 2015 - become a Trustee

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

  2. 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.

  3. High-impact research ranks Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences among best in UK

    They have been ranked the highest out of UK schools of optometry involved in the Research Excellence Framework.

  4. #BCLA2015 in Liverpool to mark new chapter

    This will be the first of the new biennial conference schedule.

  5. Stem cell therapy for rare eye condition approved for widespread medical use in the EU for the first time


  1. Optometridagarna 2015 - Swedish CET Congress

    7 - 8 February 2015

    Jönköping, Sweden

  2. Optometristen Vereniging Nederland congress 2015

    8 - 9 February 2015

    's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

  3. Optometry Tomorrow 2015

    8 - 9 March 2015

    Brighton, UK

  4. 66. WVAO Annual Congress

    25 - 26 April 2015

    Mainz, Germany

  5. Budapest 2015

    14 - 17 May 2015

    Budapest, Hungary