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Beyond the female frontier

The shifting gender balance in optometry

03 Nov 2015 by Ryan O'Hare

Within optometry, practitioner numbers have swelled in the last decade, with the number of General Optical Council (GOC) registrants increasing by 26% from 2003 to 2013, now totalling close to 20,000 qualified optometrists and dispensing opticians (not including students).

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