The Federation of (Ophthalmic and Dispensing) Opticians represents eye care providers and registered opticians in business in the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Our aim is to achieve eye health for all, delivered through world-class services, provided by regulated community-based professionals operating in a competitive environment. In the UK we are founder members of the Optical Confederation and supporters of Vision 2020 UK and the UK Vision Strategy.
Our members account for over three quarters of market activity and two thirds of eye examinations in the UK and 55 per cent in the Republic of Ireland.
The seventh annual Vision UK conference took place on 18 June 2015 at Central Hall Westminster, London.
FODO Chief Executive David Hewlett on the GOC's consultation on Standards for Individual Registrants
FODO Policy Officer Arielle Nylander picks the top things we’ll be watching
The 2015 edition of the product manual lists technical details for all the contact lenses, solutions and materials produced by ACLM member companies, the overwhelming bulk of products available in the UK.
FODO Policy Officer Arielle Nylander reflects on the recent GOC council meeting