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Refractive Surgery

Recognising patient concerns regarding laser eye surgery, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has brought together leading refractive surgeons including RCOphth Council officers, in the Refractive Surgery Standards Working Group (RSSWG). As the RCOphth advocates statutory regulation for refractive surgery as a long-term solution, the purpose of the RSSWG is to review guidance, advertising & marketing guidelines

RCOphth Consultation on Professional Standards in Refractive Surgery

This consultation is now closed: 5 October 2016 The College has been working with some of the UK’s leading refractive surgeons, RCOphth Council members and patient and optometry representation to develop improved standards for the practice of refractive surgery in the UK. We have produced a series of consultations on the outputs of the Group

Refraction Certificate

Please check our Examinations Calendar for dates of all upcoming examinations: For Examination Registration, visit and sign in, then visit the Exam Search page. ** Please note that we do not confirm receipt of individual exam applications and candidates will have their applications confirmed soon after the closing date.** UPDATE FOR REFRACTION EXAM