Exploring the Significance of European Diploma in Optometry (EDO) at the Upcoming Academy Hour

Join us for an enlightening discussion shedding light on the pivotal role of the European Diploma in Optometry (EDO) in shaping the landscape of optometric education and practice across Europe. The Academy Hour, scheduled for February 22nd at 5.30 PM (London time), promises to be an insightful exploration into the harmonization efforts within the optometric field.

The legal scope of practice within the countries of ECOO varies from assembling spectacles to the autonomous management of eye disease. Aligned with the objectives of the Bologna Declaration, ECOO initiated the European Diploma in Optometry, serving as a driving force behind the standardization of optometric education and clinical practices across European nations.

During this exclusive Academy Hour, esteemed moderator Bente Monica Aakre, Brendan Barrett and distinguished alumni will engage in a compelling dialogue, unveiling the profound implications and advancements facilitated by the EDO. Participants will gain valuable insights into the evolution of optometric education and clinical practices, fostering a deeper understanding of the concerted efforts towards harmonization within the European optometric landscape.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a thought-provoking conversation that explores the significance and impact of the European Diploma in Optometry.


To participate in this enlightening event, registration is required. Secure your spot by registering using the following link:


This event is free of charge, and we encourage all interested individuals to join us.

Thank you for your interest and involvement in our ongoing mission to enhance and standardize optometric practices across Europe.

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