Thursday, July 18, 2019

Experiencing a different side of Fiji: Bridget Field

In June 2019, Bridget Field, a graduate optometrist at Specsavers Mount Maunganui in New Zealand, spent nine days participating in an outreach in Fiji...

Life after Cert IV: professional development for optical dispensers

So you’ve completed Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing. What next? While completion of the qualification is a considerable accomplishment, it by no means signals...

Optometry – more than improving vision: Patrycja Zelazny

Each year, Specsavers sponsors a selection of graduate and senior optometrists to participate in an outreach where they can see and experience first-hand the...

Big in Japan: a behind-the-scenes look at Menicon contact lenses

Four Specsavers optometrists who emerged as the leaders of an internal contact lens initiative enjoyed a four-day trip to Japan where they gained insight...

FBDO insights: Developing the next generation of dispensers

Meet the Specsavers store partners who are guiding and supporting the pilot intake of Specsavers Fellowship Dispensing Diploma (FBDO) students, and hear why they...

The Pathway experience: what our people say

The six-month Specsavers Pathway development program comprises four core modules, a presentation skills workshop and a final assessment. Hear from the most recent Pathway participants on how each stage of the program helped them develop their business and leadership skills and prepare them to become future Specsavers Joint Venture Partners (JVP).
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WATCH: Expert speaks out against blue light-blocking lenses

UNSW Emeritus Professor Stephen Dain has rejected claims that blue light-blocking lenses are required to protect against digital eye strain. In a news segment aired...

Advancing dispensing across Australia and New Zealand with the FBDO

Continuing its leadership in, and advocacy of, dispensing advancement and development across Australia and New Zealand, Specsavers is currently working to increase the accessibility...

FBDO insights: Initial thoughts on next level qualification from pilot students

Curious to learn more about the local FBDO dispensing qualification that Specsavers is facilitating in Australia with the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO)?...

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...