Position Papers

Stand-alone refraction

In October 2012, we published a position paper on stand-alone refraction. We believe that refraction should not be offered as a ‘stand-alone’ service even in areas where there are high levels of sight loss through refractive error.

Stand-alone refraction position paper (pdf)

Adjustable spectacles

We endorse the following position statements on adjustable spectacles and recycling used spectacles from International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB).

IAPB position paper on adjustable spectacles (pdf)

Recycling used spectacles