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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.


‘My dream is that no-one with Down’s syndrome should have to travel to find specialist eye care’

22 June 2021

Cardiff University’s pioneering service inspires launch of first eye clinic for people with Down’s syndrome in England

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