The Federation of (Ophthalmic and Dispensing) Opticians Ireland represents eye care providers and registered opticians in business in the Republic of Ireland.

Our aim is to achieve eye health for all, delivered through world-class services, provided by regulated community-based professionals operating in a competitive environment.

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FODO Ireland’s Pre-Budget Submission for 2019

FODO Ireland has entered a submission to the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD ahead ...
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Optical professionals point the way forward for eye care in Ireland

More than 83 percent of optometrists and dispensing opticians in Ireland are ready and willing to take on new, expanded ...
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Healthy Eyes Awareness Week 2018

Eye exams ‘as essential as a regular trip to the dentist’ - Public encouraged to have eye exam every two ...
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FODO launches ‘risk-based’ CPD training packs in the UK and Ireland

FODO has launched the first in a series of peer discussion training resources focussed on the highest areas of risk ...
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Today is #WorldSightDay
Over 80% of all vision impairment can be prevented or cured.
When was the last time you had your 👁️ checked? https://t.co/ApzBg9G9IT https://t.co/PwvqCoqGO0
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Today is #WorldSightDay2018 FODO Ireland supports universal access to eye care. Let's work together to eliminate avoidable visual impairments. #EyeCareEverywhere #WorldSightDay https://t.co/XGoFFN8n4x
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Good #Eyecare begins at the workplace! @FODO supports universal eye care Booking an eye exam is the first step towards acheiving it. https://t.co/ECgHCtxjtv

On #WorldSightDay 2018, ECOO’s Secretary General hightlights that eye care in Europe would greatly benefit from further harmonisation of European #optometric #optical education and clinical practice. Read the full blog here: https://t.co/AQwN8FL5OS

More than 60% of visual impairment in Europe is aviodable. Have your eyes checked regularly!Here are some useful facts to remember. https://t.co/FQ4ZwYUjFr FODO_Ireland photo

The #AMDWeek bus will be on the road at locations around Ireland next week offering free testing for #AMD and info on this leading cause of sight loss in Ireland, affecting 1 in 10 over 50 https://t.co/XqwYxk6Hcn @fight_blindness @NCBI_sightloss @novartis https://t.co/sAscN6GN85 FODO_Ireland photo

Do optometrists have anything to fear from the emergence of #ArtificalIntelligence? In this interesting blog, @PalmerbowenM explains the effects of AI on #eyehealth & #optometry. https://t.co/LgBfjDMeQJ