The General Optical Council are the regulator for the optical professions in the UK. Their purpose is to protect the public by promoting high standards of education, performance and conduct amongst opticians.
The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is a membership organisation for optometrists and other optical professionals
The association of British Dispensing Opticians currently represents approximately 6,000 qualified dispensing opticians in the United Kingdom
The Health and Care Professions Council was set up to regulate health, psychological and social work professionals.
Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. They work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with visual impairments to live independently.