The Optical Confederation (OC) of the U.K.has announced that its chairman, Chris Hunt, has stepped down at the end of his two-year tenure, which ended on Oct. 23. The OC represents 13,000 optometrists, 6,000 dispensing opticians and 7,000 optical businesses in the U.K. An internal review will now consider how the confederation will move forward and no replacement for Hunt will be appointed until the review has been completed.