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GDPR overtakes Beyonce in Google search rankings

24 May 2018 by Selina Powell

The buzz over the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation rivals the Beyhive as Friday’s data protection deadline looms

Non-EEA optometrists must complete Scheme for Registration before practising in the UK

23 May 2018 by Selina Powell

The General Optical Council has confirmed the process to be followed by optometrists from countries outside the European Economic Area

CET changes could take effect from 2020

23 May 2018 by Selina Powell

GOC suggests transition period in 2019, with practitioners required to complete 12 points across the year

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AOP Awards return: nominations open

23 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

The winners of the 2018 AOP Awards share what the Awards means to them and encourage individuals and organisations to consider putting themselves forward

100% Optical expands equipment hub

23 May 2018 by Andrew McClean

New exhibitors include Mainline Instruments and Diopsys as equipment area increases

Building the brand

21 May 2018 by Henrietta Alderman

Henrietta Alderman explains the AOP’s commitment to increasing the public’s understanding of eye health and, critically, the role of the optometrist

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Newmedica opens fourth clinic

24 May 2018 by Andrew McClean

The Leeds site is part of a national rollout of eye health clinics and surgical centres that accept referrals from optometrists

Eye care services brought into the community in Manchester

23 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

Services for patients with retinal conditions aim to reduce waiting times and offer appointments in more convenient locations

New Canadian guidelines recommend against vision screening for over 65s

22 May 2018 by Selina Powell

A task force found no evidence of benefit from screening for visual impairment among older adults in primary care

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Opti announces expansion

24 May 2018 by Andrew McClean

Two new halls will be added in 2019, expanding the show into six halls for the first time

Myopia management for ECPs

23 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

BHVI-developed course will be available for practitioners to take part in globally

Muslims warned not to stop taking eye drops during Ramadan

14 May 2018 by Emily McCormick

The IGA has issued the call ahead of the month of fasting which begins next Tuesday