Dispensing Opticians supply, fit and sell spectacles, contact lenses and low visual aids to a prescription provided by an optometrist
(ophthalmic optician) and Ophthalmologist. Learn more
Welcome to IADO
The Irish Association of Dispening Opticans is focused on developing the status and standard of skill and knowledge of dispensing opticians and to ensure to the public a continuous and adequate supply of trained and competent persons to carry out the dispensing of optical prescriptions and the manufacture and fitting of spectacles.
The IADO has introduced a CPD programme to promote the better education and training of dispensing opticians. This programme is designed to encourage the study and improve the practice of dispensing optics in Ireland... Learn more >