Our lobbying and policy work shapes the optical sector on behalf of members. Through our positions and consultation responses, we influence the government, media and public opinion, raising the issues that matter to optometrists and improve patient care


We influence decision makers on behalf of individual practitioners and the profession.

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Position statements

Our pages on sight test fees, children’s eye care and CET grants highlight our position on the issues that affect you

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Read about our current campaigns and how we are engaging with our members to give a collective voice to the optical profession

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Europe and optometry

What has the European Union (EU) meant for optometry?

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Representing members' interests

We represent your interests at a local and national level

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Research for the profession

Assessing the impact of technology on the optical sector

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