Specsavers New Malden store director Dr Ahmed Sivardeen has been awarded the prestigious Fellowship of the European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO) in recognition of his services to professional eyecare.

Leading the way

Dr Sivardeen received the honour during a conference organised by the EAOO and the European Council for Optometry & Optics, which was held in Barcelona on 12-14 May.

The event brought together leading professionals from more than 30 countries to discuss and share the latest research, education and clinical practice in optometry, optics and dispensing, and vision science.

‘A tremendous honour’

Dr Sivardeen said: ‘It was a tremendous honour and a privilege to receive the Fellowship in front of my peers.

‘It also presented a great opportunity to engage and exchange ideas with a range of professionals from the UK, Europe and across the world.’

Dr Sivardeen is pictured here receiving his Fellowship from Dr Eduardo Teixeira, president of the EAOO.

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