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School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

We train the next generation of optometrists and our research has furthered understanding of vision to help improve eye health across the world.

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.

Vision Science

Facilities and equipment

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

Optometrist

Cardiff University Optometrists

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


Close up of an eye

Synthetic corneal implants developed to alleviate transplant donor shortage

27 July 2021

Researchers have developed fully synthetic corneal implants that will resolve the corneal tissue shortage faced by traditional corneal transplants.

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