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Annual Patient Day for Welsh Patients with Inherited Eye Disease

Patient Day for Welsh Patients with Inherited Eye Disease

8 January 2016

The second Annual Patient Day for Welsh Patients with Inherited Eye Disease was held on Friday the 8th of January 2016 in the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.

Pete Hong awarded MBE

MBE for Services to Optometry

7 January 2016

Pete Hong, an undergraduate teaching clinic supervisor in the School for many years, has been made an MBE for services to Optometry

Cardiff hat trick at the AOP Awards!

Cardiff hat trick at the AOP Awards!

6 November 2015

Three Cardiff winners at the Association of Optometrists awards ceremony, which was held on 5th November 2015 in Birmingham

eye clinic opening

New eye care facility opens

21 October 2015

New optometry facility to boost community care.

Optom looking into girls eyes

First-born children more likely to develop short-sightedness

9 October 2015

University research shows first-born individuals are up to 20% more likely to develop short-sightedness than later born children.

Courtesy of University of Waterloo

Research Reveals Eye Makeup Contamination Risks

8 April 2015

Eyeliner too close to the eye leads to contamination.

Courtesy of University of Waterloo

Study Reveals Eye Make-up Infection

8 April 2015

Eye makeup applied inside the lash line is likely to cause discomfort and may increase the risk of an eye infection, according to a recently published study

Optometry building

Inherited Eye Disease Patient Day

21 January 2015

This is a new initiative designed to bring people with inherited eye disease together, especially those located in South Wales. The meeting will be as interactive as possible.

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High-impact research ranks Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences among best in UK

16 January 2015

The UK-wide assessment of the quality of University research, called the Research Excellence Framework (REF), scored Cardiff UNIVERSITY at 3.42 out of 4 in this area against a UK average of just over 3. This placed the University fourth overall in the country. It also means that of UK schools of optometry in the REF Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences is ranked the highest.

Optometry Research equipment

Launch of new Master of Research (MRes) degree

18 December 2014

The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences will launch an exciting new Master of Research (MRes) programme in March 2015