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By The College of Optometrists. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This month we look at a different aspect of optometry - eyewear trends through the ages. Following on from London Fashion week, Neil Handley, Curator of the College Museum, discusses the history of spectacles with Daniel, exploring their unique status as a medical device and fashion accessory. Neil also talks to Senior Tutor in Footwear Accessories and Millinery at the Royal College of Art, Flora McLean, together with two of her design students, Rebecca and Ely, about the annual RCA Frame Design Competition and possible future trends.

Find out more about the British Optical Association Museum and book a visit: www.college-optometrists.org/museum

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