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The Optometry Scotland website has been designed to adhere to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. This means that any Input/Output device designed for the Web can use this website, although many accessibility features will work best on modern browsers and mobile devices.

This website has been developed to adhere to a minimum of level A conformance of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, but satisfies many other checkpoints laid out in the Guidelines for levels AA and AAA.

Text Size

You can change the size of text on this site by using your web browser settings. Most browers support commonly used commands such as the following:

Keyboard Commands
To zoom in, increasing the text size, press and hold 'Ctrl' while pressing '+'.
To zoom out, decreasing the text size, press and hold 'Ctrl' while pressing '-'.
To reset size back to normal, press and hold 'Ctrl' while pressing '0'.

Mouse Commands
If your mouse has a scroll wheel, press and hold 'Ctrl' while scrolling up to zoom in and down to zoom out.

W3C Standards Compliance

This website is coded in HTML5 and uses CSS3 that progressively enhances the site for modern browsers. We aim to ensure that all pages on this site will conform to the following W3C web standards:

HTML5 Powered with CSS3 / Styling Level A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

Accessibility Commitment

Optometry Scotland will continue and endeavour to ensure that this website is highly accessible to all visitors. We fully believe in web accessibility and we welcome feedback regarding the accessibility of this site.