Theratears Links

Matheson Optometrists Website - Andrew Matheson is a Dry Eye Specialist in Hampshire. Matheson Optometrists are the official importers and distributers of the Theratears Range of products in the UK. This site also contains information on many eye care subjects, especially dry eye. You can purchase theratears dry eye products and other dry eye products from this site directly. - this site contains lots of background information about how theratears was invented and why it is such an excellent product

Advanced Vision Research - - the company that invented the Theratears range of products. This site contains a lot of dry eye information

Other Eye Care Links

Optometric & Optical Organisations - UK
Optometric & Optical Organisations - abroad
Universities providing degree courses in optometry
Colleges & Universities teaching dispensing optics
Further careers information

Other Health Professions Associated and support organisations
Optical Services
Research Information

Optometric & Optical Organisations - UK

Association of Optometrists
The British Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry
The British College of Optometrists
British Contact Lens Association
Eyecare Information Service
The Applied Vision Association
The Association of British Dispensing Opticians
The Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers
The Federation of Manufacturing Opticians
Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Optics
The General Optical Council
Optical Consumer Complaints Service

The American Academy of Optometry - US
The World Council of Optometry

Universities providing degree courses in optometry
Anglia Polytechnic University
Aston University
Bradford University
University of Wales Cardiff
City University
Glasgow Caledonian University
University of Ulster

Colleges & Universities teaching dispensing optics

Anglia Polytechnic University
The Association of British Dispensing Opticians
Bradford College
City & Islington College
Glasgow Caledonian University

Further careers information
Springboard Student Services


Other Health Professions
Royal College of General Practitioners
Royal College of Nursing
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Royal Society of Medicine
The World Health Organisation
American Academy of Ophthalmology - US
The Eye Cancer Network - US
Glaucoma Research Foundation - US
The NASA Vision Science Directory - US
Optometric Information - US
Associated and support organisations
AbilityNet - helping make computer technology accessible
Action for blind people
Action on Cataracts
Cochrane Database
Diabetes UK
British Retinitis Pigmentosa Society
Disability benefits Information
The Eyecare Trust
Fight for Sight
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Hampshire Association for the Care of the Blind
International Glaucoma Association
The Kings Fund
The Macular Society
Medic Direct
Moorfields Eye Hospital
National Blind Children's Society
National Institute for Clinical Excellence
Nystagmus Network
Royal National Institute of the Blind
SNOMED Clinical Terms
Specific Eye Conditions (SPECS) - eye condition support groups
Talking Newspapers
Vision Aid Overseas
The Wisdom Centre - networked professional development for primary healthcare

Department of Health
Health Development Agency
Medical Devices Agency
NHS Direct
National Institute for Clinical Excellence
Our Healthier Nation

Optical Services
Electronic Forum for small and medium sized enterprises on British Standards
Educational resource for the ophthalmic community
Global Optometric and Optical Discussion
monoptica - internet site for opticians and optometrists
Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics- the College's academic journal
Optometry in Practice - the College's practice-based journal
OT (Optometry Today) - fortnightly publication
The U.K. Optometry mailing list - email distribution service
Optometry - Optical information and weekly news service
Oxford Eye Page
Research Information
COPAC- Access to some of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland
Cochrane Library - supplying high quality evidence to inform people providing or receiving care
EyeNet - The Network for Primary Eye Care Researchers
MEDLINE - a database of articles with abstracts from biomedical journals
National Electronic Library for Health
National Primary Care Research Centre and Development Centre (NPCRDC)
National Research Register - A database of all ongoing or recently completed R&D projects in receipt of funding from the NHS
NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD)
Nuffield Institute for Health
OMNI - Organising Medical Networked Information The UK's gateway to high quality biomedical Internet resources
TRIP - supporting research in the primary health care field in Wales
Vision Research Directory