Sunday, March 24, 2019

News & Features

Specsavers makes World Glaucoma Week donation as detection rates continue to rise

Specsavers has donated thousands of dollars to Australia’s peak glaucoma patient support group to highlight World Glaucoma Week as Specsavers optometrists continue to detect...

Registration for therapeutics qualification closing soon

Two weeks remain before Specsavers registrations close for the Australian College of Optometry Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics (ACO-COT). The ACO-COT postgraduate certificate leads to a...

Glaucoma detection gains momentum with 250th Specsavers OCT

Specsavers has reached another two milestones in its rollout of OCT across the Australian and New Zealand store network, with glaucoma detection rates continuing...

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...

Partnership grows #STRONGER at biennial Specsavers partner seminar

Specsavers store partners came together on Saturday 2 March at the ICC in Sydney’s Darling Harbour for the biennial Specsavers Partnership Seminar. More than...

Outstanding achievements recognised at Specsavers Awards for Excellence Dinner

Specsavers Australia & New Zealand recognised store and individual excellence across ten esteemed categories at the Awards for Excellence Dinner on 2 March. The Awards...

Record partner donations at Specsavers awards dinner

Continuing a tradition of raising funds for great causes, Specsavers store partners have raised a combined $127,500 for three charities in a single night,...

Specsavers Graduate Program shatters two records

In welcoming a record-high number of graduate optometrists to the business in a three-day induction, Specsavers Australia & New Zealand has broken another record,...

Education and feedback on optometry referrals show positive impact

A new professional development program facilitated by Specsavers and RANZCO has shown that ophthalmology-led education and feedback on optometry referrals can result in a...