The regulator for the optical professions in the UK. They protect the public by promoting high standards of education, performance and conduct amongst opticians.
Our staff are members of the following professional organisations
A useful compendium, all about vision (American)
The Trust is a registered charity that exists to raise awareness of all aspects of eye health and the importance of regular eyecare. You’ll notice a lot of their literature dotted around the practice.
We also support the following charities with themed events, collections and research
The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) is a charity dedicated to helping anyone affected by retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer which affects babies and young children. They provide support, raise awareness and fund research.
The most common sign of retinoblastoma is a white glow in the pupil of the eye, which can look like a 'cat's eye' in a photograph, especially when there is a 'red eye' look in the other eye. More information can be found here. If you have any concerns please dont hesitate to contact us
The 'glow' is caused by the light reflecting off the tumour at the back of the baby's eye.
The local support group is the Kettering & Corby Support Group and they meet the
1st Monday of each month 10.00 -
Every hour, another person in the UK goes blind, which means we need to train more
guide dog puppies. Sponsor a puppy from just £1 a week, and they’ll send you regular
Pupdates, so you can follow your puppy's journey to becoming a life-
Vision Aid Overseas is an international charity dedicated to fighting poverty by
transforming access to eye care in developing countries. 640 million people -
We are a collection point for recycling old spectacles for Vision Aid Overseas.
Vision Aid Overseas runs a nationwide spectacle collection scheme which operates
to raise money for our work. Recycled spectacles are not sent overseas. Vision Aid
Overseas will ensure spectacles are recycled in an environmentally-
Look out for our coffee mornings where we raise money for Fight for Sight
People with learning disabilities are 10 times more likely to have serious eye problems than other people but face additional barriers to accessing suitable eye care services. We are proud to work with SeeAbility in providing tailored eyecare services for patients with learning disabilities.
The leading provider of specialist advice, support and information for anyone encountering sight loss in the county and are here to provide you with the advice, support, information and equipment you need to remain independent.
KETTERING SIGHT CENTRE -