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Study and gain CET points through OT’s online CET exams, and access archived CET, CPD articles 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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In practice

News and in-depth features about business management and career development in optics

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Jobs

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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