Monday, May 20, 2019

News & Features

Enrolment now open for local FBDO course

Applications are now open for the Fellowship Dispensing Diploma (FBDO) course, which combines online study with face-to-face lectures and practical sessions. Run by the Association...

Specsavers opens its 100th Australian audiology location

Specsavers Audiology is now available in 100 stores across Australia following the opening of the network’s newest location in Success, Western Australia. With 21 Specsavers...

Specsavers hosts largest Pathway graduation

Continuing its trend of record numbers, Specsavers Australia & New Zealand recently hosted its largest annual Pathway graduation function, with almost 50 more optical...

Optical dispensing legend Mo Jalie joins SDC3 speaker line-up

Registration has opened for the third Specsavers Dispensing Conference (SDC3), and optical dispensers can now sign up to hear from Professor Mo Jalie, author...

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...

Optometrists and students bond over mini-golf and bowling

Early-career optometrists and optometry students strengthened their personal and professional networks during two Specsavers social events that took place in April. A number of first-year...

Workshop helps to further graduates’ mentorship and development

First-year graduate optometrists recently regrouped for the second touchpoint in the Specsavers Graduate Program, the Graduate Mentor and Mentee Workshop, where they shared their...

Specsavers’ outreach work with Fred Hollows expands to new location

Four senior optometrists and four graduate optometrists from Specsavers will have the opportunity to work with Specsavers’ national charity partner, The Fred Hollows Foundation...

Cert IV graduation heralds new wave of qualified Specsavers dispensers

Twenty-nine Australian Specsavers dispensers celebrated the completion of the Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing (Cert IV) at a graduation ceremony held on 5 April,...

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...