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Managing more than 250 graduate optometrists: Adam Buxton

Earlier this year, the Specsavers Graduate Program shattered two records: hosting its largest Graduate Induction event and having the highest number of graduates participating...

Research shows ‘She’ll be right’ attitude putting sight at risk

New research has found that complacent attitudes towards seeking medical assistance for eye problems means one in five adults in Australia and New Zealand...

Bonus CPD / CD on offer with SCC8 ‘Fringe Talks’

Following their success last year, the Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8) will once again include a series of bonus ‘Fringe Talks’ that will take place...

KeepSight gains additional $1.5 million in funding

Specsavers Australia & New Zealand has welcomed the Australian Government’s additional funding commitment to the KeepSight national diabetes screening program. On 14 July 2019, Australian...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #9

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

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...