Sunday, March 24, 2019

Supporting patients through their glaucoma journey: Glaucoma Australia

As part of World Glaucoma Week, which takes place from 10 to 16 March 2019, ProFile spoke to Glaucoma Australia CEO Annie Gibbins about...

Guest case study: Making a difference – a low-vision case

Nabill Jacob, Clinical Relationship Manager for Vision Australia, which was one of the fundraising partners at the 2019 Specsavers Partnership Seminar, presents an example...

With us from the start: Specsavers’ first employee

Specsavers’ very first employee, Helen Pipet, has been celebrating 35 years with the company and is not planning on retiring any time soon.  Not counting the...

The hidden perks of mentoring a graduate optometrist

Mentorship is the backbone of the two-year Specsavers Graduate Program, ensuring early-career optometrists have constant, in-store access to optometric knowledge, clinical experience and professional...

Transforming eye health: SCC7 clinical pearls – Part 2

In addition to a strong focus on glaucoma and diabetes, the seventh Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC7) held from Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 September...

Removing the roadblocks to contact lens wear

Starting to wear contact lenses can be a life-changing event for patients as it means they can experience the world without glasses. Why, though,...

Transforming eye health: SCC7 clinical pearls – Part 1

From Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 September 2018, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre hosted more than 750 optometrists and optometry students for the...

Living the Australian dream: Lesley Allan

Envisioning a different lifestyle for her young family, Scottish optometrist Lesley Allan decided to move to Australia. Here, she describes the process of qualifying to practise...

SCC: Raising the clinical bar across Northern Europe

The fourth northern European series of Specsavers Clinical Conferences (SCC) took place from 6 to 12 October 2018 across five countries. Specsavers Northern Europe...

Testing eyes and testing limits in Everest: Sophie Woodburn

Sophie Woodburn, Optometrist at Specsavers Taupo in New Zealand, spent three weeks in October participating in an Eyes4Everest outreach trip after winning a Young...