Optometry: Past, Present, and Future

14 MAY@14:30 - 16:00
Artistic impression of woman wearing glasses

Optometry: Past, Present, and Future

14 May @ 14:30 - 16:00

Optometry: the Past, Present, and Future

Adib Missaghi, Monnow Eyecare

Embark on a captivating exploration of optometry’s evolution, from its humble beginnings to the cutting-edge advancements shaping its future. Uncover the historical roots that laid the foundation for contemporary vision care and delve into the current landscape characterised by innovative techniques and state-of-the-art technologies. Peer into the future of optometry, where advancements in digital imaging, and artificial intelligence promise to revolutionise eye care delivery and enhance patient outcomes. This talk will reflect on past achievements, embrace present innovations, and eagerly anticipate the transformative possibilities that lie ahead in the dynamic realm of optometry.

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14 May
14:30 - 16:00
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Bridges Centre
Drybridge Park
Monmouth, NP25 5AS
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Cherry Lewis

Accessibility at Bridges Centre

Members’ monthly meetings are held at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge Park. Some group meetings and activities also take place at Bridges. Off street parking is available here outside the building, and disabled parking is adjacent to the building entrance. There are no external steps or slopes, and the entrance doors are automatic. The ground floor is fully accessible and level throughout, and there is space for wheelchairs. There is a lift to the first floor, and accessible toilets on both floors. There is a hearing induction system in the Agincourt room where the monthly meetings are held.

Accessibility at Ty Price

Some group activities and meetings are held at Ty Price, St Thomas Community Hall, St Thomas’s Square. There is no off street parking here. The approach on foot is a gentle slope to double entrance doors. The ground floor of the building is fully accessible and there is a disabled toilet. The stairs to the first floor are wide and well-lit with a handrail on both sides, but there is no lift. There is a hearing induction system on the ground floor.