Tuesday, January 22, 2019

News & Features

New Zealanders help save sight with a glance

In what is believed to be a New Zealand first, Specsavers has donated $10,000 to The Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand for Auckland residents’...

2018 ProFile Case Study Competition winners

What do a graduate optometrist from New South Wales and a New Zealand-based dispensing optician have in common? They’ve both won trips to Specsavers...

Tenth anniversary for Specsavers New Zealand

Last month, Specsavers celebrated its 10th year in the New Zealand market, with Thursday, 8 November 2018 marking a decade since the company opened...

Specsavers gains Aussie vote with second award

Australians have again acknowledged Specsavers’ high standard of customer service, with a popular vote conferring Specsavers the title of Optometrist Gold Winner in the...

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...

Graduates explore career aspirations with Year Two Projects

Fifty-two graduate optometrists have moved into the next stage of their Specsavers career, with the recent ‘Year Two Project’ presentations signifying the completion of...

New eye health data and insights revealed in State of the Nation report

Specsavers has released the inaugural State of the Nation eye health report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the status of eye health in...