CPD and Education library

Study and gain CPD points through OT’s online CPD exams, and access archived CPD and CET articles, Practice team resources and Skills guides in our Education library

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Science and vision

News and features about the latest scientific developments and advances in optometry, ophthalmology and eye medicine

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Professional support

News and features about the latest developments relating to professional support from across optics. This includes updates from optical organisations such as the AOP and the GOC

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Explore the latest UK and global jobs in the optical sector for optometrists, dispensing opticians and more

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Beyond the female frontier

The shifting gender balance in optometry

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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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