Ophthalmological Society of the United Kingdom
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OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM
Arms : . Sable, on an open book proper, edged and bound, an eagle rising Or; on a chief wavy gold a representation of the eye of Horus of the field.
Crest: On a wreath Or and vert, in front of a demi archer habited vert, sleeved and belted gules, hooded sable, bow in full draught to the dexter proper, four escallops Or.
Supporters: On the dexter side a figure representing Apollo proper holding in the exterior hand a lyre Or, and on the sinister side a representation of a Franciscan Friar holding in the exterior hand a magnifying glass also proper.
Motto: Ad lucem.
The arms were officially granted on June 1, 1965.
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