Useful Optical Websites

Here are the links to a range of other optical websites which may be of interest.  There are new ones coming online all the time and, although we try to keep the links up to date, we cannot guarantee success. If the link does not work try looking for the organisation’s name in Google.

If you come across a failed link, or want to suggest another website for inclusion in the list, please email

All About Vision
American Optometric Association
Anglia Ruskin University
Association of British Dispensing Opticians
Association of British Health-Care Industries
Association of Optometrists
Aston University
Bradford College
Bradford University
British Contact Lens Association
British Standards Institute
British & Irish University and College Contact Lens Educators (BUCCLE)
Cardiff University
Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
City University
City & Islington College
College of Optometrists
Contact Lens and Anterior Eye
Contact Lens Safety
Contact Lens Manufacturers Association
Department of Health & Social Care
European Coalition for Vision
European Committee for Standardization (CEN)
European Council of Optometry and Optics
European Medicines Agency
Eye Health Alliance
The Eyecare Trust
Federation of Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians
Fight For Sight
Food & Drug Administration (US)
General Optical Council
Glasgow Caledonian University
University of Hertfordshire
University of Huddersfield
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Islington College
The Keratoconus Group
Love Your Lenses
Macular Society
Manchester University
Medtech Insight
Medtech Europe
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Myers La Roche
Myopia Care
Myopia Management
National Eye Health Week
National Eyecare Group
National Eye Research Centre
National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE)
NHS Choices
NHS England
NHS Evidence
NHS Wales
NHS Scotland
NHS N.Ireland (HSC)
Optical Consumer Complaints Service (OCCS)
Optical Confederation
Optical Suppliers' Association
Optical World
Optometry Giving Sight
Optometry Today
Plymouth University
Quality in Optometry
Retina UK
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Royal National Institute for the Blind
The Sight Care Group
Speciality Sight
Specs Network
Teesside University
The New Optometrist
Thomson Software Solutions
Ulster University
University College London
University of Central Lancashire
University of the Highlands and Islands
University of the West Of England (Bristol)
Vision 2020 UK (UK Vision Strategy)
Vision Aid Overseas
Vision Matters
Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers