We bring you a wide range of advice, guidance and tools to support your professional needs, enable you to provide quality care and help you get on with the job you love. As well as assisting you on clinical, regulatory and legal matters, we have business resources, patient care advice and updates on our policy work


Our in-house legal team offers defence, insurance and support when you need it


All the latest vision standards, enhanced services and clinical advice


Whether you’re setting up a practice or promoting it, we answer your business queries


Bringing you the latest regulatory advice and developments from the sector


We give you a voice through our policy positions, consultations and campaigns

For patients

Advice for patients on looking after your eyes and blogs from the AOP team

Health and wellbeing

Support services available to members and the wider optical profession

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Why join the AOP?

Our animated video covers the main benefits of membership and explains why our members join and stay with us throughout their careers.

Watch video AOP member benefits