Resource Guide: vision

first_imgResource Guide: visionOn 1 Sep 2001 in Personnel Today This month’s resource guideCollege of Optometrists www.college-optometrists.org42 Craven Street London WC2N Tel: 020 7839 6000 Site of the professional, scientific and examining body for optometry in theUK. It includes news and information, eye care advice, details of academic andpractice-based journals, CET courses and professional guidance as well asextensive links to other sites. Eye Care Trust www.eyecare-information-service.org.ukWebsite of the Eye Care Trust, a charity that aims to raise awareness of allaspects of ocular health and the importance of regular eye care. A verydetailed site, useful for the occupational health adviser looking for generalinformation. Includes FAQs, details of the latest developments in eye care andlists of common eye disorders, their symptoms, causes and treatments. Applied Vision Association www.dmu.ac.ukOrganisation affiliated to the College of Optometrists, which promotes andadvances the application of research work in all areas related to vision.Includes extensive links to other related sites worldwide. Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers www.aclm.org.ukIncludes news and information about contact lenses, including a very usefulpage of FAQs about contact lenses, and links to related sites. General Optical Council www.optical.org41 Harley Street London W1N 2DJ Tel: 020 7580 3898 e-mail: [email protected] Regulatory body for opticians. The site contains useful information, such asup-to-date news, details of CET and links to other sites. Association of British Dispensing Opticians www.abdo.org.ukMoorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust www.moorfields.org.ukCity Road, London EC1V 2PD Tel: 020 7253 3411 [email protected] Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians www.fodo.comFight For Sight www.fightforsight.orgUK charity which funds research into blindness. Site includes background informationabout blindness and eye diseases, plus links to related sites. Royal National Institute for the Blind www.rnib.org.ukExtensive and very informative site which offers practical support andadvice for anyone with a sight problem. Includes details of campaigns, eyeconditions, fact sheets, research papers and projects, a web pals board andnews and up-to-date information. International Glaucoma Associationwww.iga.org.ukNational Blind Children’s Society www.nbcs.org.ukDisability Benefits Information www.disabilitybenefits.co.ukTalking Newspapers Association www.tnauk.org.ukAction for Blind People www.afbp.orgDiabetes UK www.diabetes.org.ukRoyal College of Ophthalmologists www.rcophth.ac.ukCompiled by Kate Rouy This listing is not exhaustive and the journal welcomes further additionsfrom readers as well as suggestions for further topics of interest to includein this series Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img

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