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SCC8 Saturday speakers unveiled

The ophthalmologists speaking in the full-day Saturday program for the 8th Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8) have been announced. SCC8 will be held from 7 to...

Optometry case study: Bull’s eye maculopathy

By Merna Sarkes, Specsavers Mt Druitt, NSW History Px: 48-year-old Asian female Reason for visit: Difficulty with VDU, both with and without multifocal spectacles, with a particular...

Optometry case study: OCT diagnosis of a macular hole

By Yue Zhang, Specsavers Mill Park, VIC History Px: 50-year-old Caucasian female Reason for visit: Sudden blurry central vision in the LE for 4 days (with a...

OLEEP rollout begins across Australia and New Zealand

The national rollout of the Ophthalmologist Local Education and Engagement Program (OLEEP) has commenced, with the first three official sessions being held in New...

Specsavers graduates begin planning in-store development projects

Early-career optometrists entering their second and final year of the Specsavers Graduate Program were recently introduced to the ‘Year Two Project’ – an opportunity...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #7

With a focus on diagnosis of eye disease, particularly glaucoma, the following clinical images demonstrate the importance of performing appropriate functional testing when it...

Early Bird registration now open for SCC8

The Specsavers Clinical Conference will return to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 7 to 8 September 2019 and an Early Bird registration...

Optometry case study: Retinitis pigmentosa with macular complications

By Catrina Roberts, Specsavers Morayfield, QLD History Px: 22-year-old Caucasian male Reason for visit: New retail team member at Specsavers having an eye exam to experience the full customer...

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...

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...