Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Features

Features

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...

Breaking down barriers in Indigenous eye care: Matthew Chung

Matthew Chung, Optometrist at Specsavers Midland Gate, experienced a different side of Western Australian eye care while participating in a Fred Hollows Foundation outreach...

Giving back to the community in rural WA: Marlene Boulos

In late September, Specsavers Point Cook Optometrist Marlene Boulos participated in an outreach trip to Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia with Senior Optometrist Matthew...

The Doug Perkins Medal – celebrating clinical excellence

A new mark of clinical excellence has been established, celebrating the Specsavers stores delivering the highest level of optometric care as measured through detailed...

2018 Doug Perkins Medal for New Zealand winner: Specsavers Botany

The clinical efficiency measures that Specsavers Botany has put in place has resulted in the store running like clockwork, allowing for the provision of...