ECOO Elects New President and Executive Committee (Press Release)

The European Council of Optometry and Optics (ECOO) elected Armin Duddek as new President. Mr. Duddek was elected by ECOO’s General Assembly on 24 October 2010 in Dresden together with a new Executive Committee. Both Mr. Duddek and the new Executive Committe...

Children can wear contact lenses (Press Release)

A new study by American optometrists has shown that short-sighted children as young as eight can benefit from wearing contact lenses as opposed to spectacles. Press Release – Children can wear contact lenses A report published in the US journal, Optometry and...

Raising the Standard of Primary Eye Exams in Europe (Press Release)

The European body representing optometrists and opticians has today published the attached guide to eye exams by optometrists. It explains what the contents of a primary eye examination would normally be, depending on the patient’s clinical circumstances and the...

New hope for new contact lens wearers (Press Release)

A new study suggests that prospective contact lens wearers will soon be offered more accurate predictions of the likelihood of success with their lenses. Press Release – New hope for new contact lens wearers (PDF)