100% Optical 2024: In review

The independent sector responds

OT  canvassed private eye care providers for their views on claims that the independent sector is ‘cherry picking’ patients and exacerbating workforce issues

Tuned in to trends

Selin Olmsted, of the eponymous eyewear design and product development studio, spoke to OT  about key eyewear trends shaping the sector at 100% Optical 2024

Rock and roll eyewear

OT  spoke to Danielle Rattray, founder of the eponymous eyewear brand, about winning a Love Eyewear Award, and designing bold, edgy frames, at 100% Optical 2024

Eyewear catered to high myopes

At 100% Optical, OT  met Charlotte Dickinson, founder of Minus Eyewear, a brand creating stylish frames optimised for thicker lenses

A myopia management journey

OT  heard from CooperVision’s Elizabeth Lumb, and two participants from the MiSight 1 day clinical study, on experiences of myopia management and contact lenses

Being bold with Wolf Eyewear

Tom Wolfenden, owner of Wolf Eyewear, told OT  about the brand’s latest collection and 15th anniversary plans at 100% Optical

A focus on multifocal contact lenses

Kate Stockwell, head of marketing in the UK and Ireland for vision at Johnson & Johnson, on the “huge growth potential” of the multifocal contact lens market and meeting presbyopic needs

Cosmetics, lifestyles, and dry eye

Amy Gallant Sullivan, creator of Eyes are the story, and Dr Rachna Murthy, founder of Purifeyes, on optocosmetics and the effects of skin care on the ocular surface

Essilor launches new edger range

The kits are ideal for practices with limited space but wanting to offer in-house edging services, Paul Cumber, instruments director at EssilorLuxottica, said

Scleral lenses in focus

Contact lens optician, Nick Howard, presented a whistlestop tour of the history – and resurgence – of scleral lenses at 100% Optical

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100% Optical 2024: Pre-show news and insights

Eyes on 100% Optical 

As schedules are finalised and bags are packed ahead of the 10th edition of 100% Optical, OT  heard the latest on the education programme, exhibitor list, and upcoming launches

The top from tech

OT  hears what to expect from equipment manufacturers and suppliers at 100% Optical and how the show provides a space for growth

Love Eyewear Awards open

A new category of Best Innovation has been introduced, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of 100% Optical

100% Optical 2023: In review

An emphasis on glaucoma

OT  heard from experts at Glaucoma UK and Specsavers on the challenges in glaucoma waiting lists, how the profession can help, and the need for a national pathway


Relive the highlights

OT  reviews the stats for 100% Optical 2023 and picks out five unmissable video interviews from the show

Q&A: Jason Higginbotham

The optometrist sat down with OT  at 100% Optical to speak about increasing awareness of myopia management

“Prevention is better than the cure”

CooperVision’s director of global professional affairs, Elizabeth Lumb, spoke to OT  at 100% Optical about myopia management, including the evidence and changes to its clinical guidance framework

Growing demand for myopia management

Topcon showcased its MYAH device at 100% Optical, and talked to OT  about how myopia management has grown “exponentially” in the time since the device launched

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On stage at 100% Optical: master record keeping

The AOP’s head of professional discipline, Cassandra Dighton, and head of clinical and regulatory, Henry Leonard, share what delegates can expect from their session on the importance of record keeping

100% Optical 2023: Pre-show news and insights

The latest from 100% Optical

Lectures on multifocal contact lens fitting, poster trails, a celebrity appearance, and the latest technology – OT  rounds up the latest news ahead of the show

“It’s all about the planning”

With the CPD programme released, OT  heard the key themes that are set to be explored at 100% Optical 2023, and what delegates can expect to see from equipment manufacturers

A fresh new look

OT  spoke to event organisers about the show’s new look, early plans for the 2023 event, and sustainable aims