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Experiencing a different side of Fiji: Bridget Field

In June 2019, Bridget Field, a graduate optometrist at Specsavers Mount Maunganui in New Zealand, spent nine days participating in an outreach in Fiji...

Optometry case study: Prescription recheck revealing partial third nerve palsy

By Chelsea Lane, Specsavers Geelong, VIC History Px: 31-year old female Reason for visit: Prescription recheck. Three weeks prior to most recent presentation, patient collected single vision...

Optometry case study: Nodular episcleritis

By Tyson Xu, Specsavers Nowra, NSW History Px: 44-year-old Caucasian female Reason for visit: Foreign body sensation, irritation and redness in RE upon waking the day prior to presentation....

Optometry – more than improving vision: Patrycja Zelazny

Each year, Specsavers sponsors a selection of graduate and senior optometrists to participate in an outreach where they can see and experience first-hand the...

SCC8 Sunday speakers unveiled

Diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and ocular oncology are among the topics that will be covered in the Specsavers Clinical Conference’s (SCC8) Sunday program, with a...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #8

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

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...