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World Glaucoma Congress heads Down Under

The World Glaucoma Congress will be coming to Australia in 2019, taking place from 27 to 30 March in Melbourne. Organised by the World Glaucoma...

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’...

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...

Joining up professions at Specsavers’ PAC

Practitioners had the chance to benefit from a truly multidisciplinary approach to learning at the UK-based Specsavers Professional Advancement Conference (PAC), with a program...

Belconnen optometrist prepares to deliver eye care in Everest

Specsavers Belconnen in ACT has raised and donated over $1,000 towards Eyes4Everest, a charitable organisation that aims to provide primary eye care and prescription...

Looking at the bigger picture: Rowena Fuller

Rowena Fuller, a graduate optometrist at Specsavers Ballarat and Wendouree in Victoria, has gained a new appreciation for sight and the value of optometry...

Making a difference in Fiji: Ian Russell

Ian Russell of Specsavers Wanganui, New Zealand was one of the two optometrists selected to travel to Suva, Fiji to work for a week...

Specsavers optometrists assist Fred Hollows in Fiji

Two Specsavers optometrists have contributed their clinical skills to an overseas outreach facilitated by The Fred Hollows Foundation, Specsavers’ national charity partner. Ian Russell, Optometry...