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School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

We are dedicated to providing a dynamic and stimulating learning environment informed by our leading research in optometry and vision science.

Research

We are facilitating detection, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of vision disorders through innovative research.

Child wearing glasses. Photo credit: Mike O'Carroll

Working with the community

We play an important part in our community, through promoting and enhancing eye care for the public.

Building

Facilities and equipment

Our School is housed in a dedicated optometry facility enabling high quality teaching, clinical practice and research in situ.

Optometrist

Cardiff University Optometrists

Our on-site Eye Clinic provides specialist assessment, treatment and advice for members of the public.


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‘Eye Health Hero’ award for PhD student

26 October 2020

PhD student, Nikita Thomas, has been awarded an ‘Eye Health Hero’ Award for her outstanding work in developing a visual field-testing device.

Full details of our BSc Optometry course, including how to apply, are available in course finder.