AOP response to Channel 4 Supershoppers

29 August 2019
Source: The AOP

Rebuttal of consumer advice to buy online     The Association of Optometrists (AOP) believes the latest episode of Channel 4’s Supershoppers, broadcast on 28 August 2019, is unhelpful to patients buying prescription eyewear. The programme does not make consumers aware that buying online can cause problems for them later. It is important that a patient is fitted with glasses

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AOP opens nominations for 15 Council positions

20 February 2018
Source: AOP

Practitioners and students who are passionate about shaping the future of optics are being invited by the Association of Optometrists to put themselves forward to become AOP Council representatives, with nominations opening on Monday 26 February. AOP Councillors ensure that views from around the UK and within the profession are represented in the AOP’s policy-making. The Association is encouraging members

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AOP unveils 2018 CET programme

2 January 2018
Source: AOP

Over 300 interactive and non-interactive CET points available.   The Association of Optometrists (AOP) has launched its extensive, 2018 Education and professional development programme – increasing the number of events it runs by 40% from 2017, to cater for practitioners in all modes of practice, across the UK. The full programme delivers through a variety of face-to-face events, print and online

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AOP: Who’s got your back? campaign launches

1 September 2017
Source: AOP

The Association of Optometrists (AOP) today launches Who’s got your back? – a campaign designed to highlight legal issues faced by optical professionals and what support is available.   Last year around one in four members picked up the phone to seek advice from the AOP’s in-house legal and regulatory experts. While many queries would have been dealt with quickly,

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Education takes centre stage at 100% Optical

13 February 2017
Source: The Association of Optometrists

100% Optical returned last week, 4-6 February 2017, for a fourth year. Optical professionals, from all areas of the practice team, took the opportunity to make the most of world-leading education and trade exhibition, with footfall increasing to a record 8051 over the three days.

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