Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Optometry case study: Branch retinal artery occlusion

by Andrew Lovejoy, Specsavers Kawana, QLD History Px: 87-year-old man presented with an acute, painless vision loss from the right eye. He presented within an hour after the...

Dispensing case study: Navigating emotional challenges and patient preferences

by Audrey Govender DO, Specsavers Takapuna, NZ Background A patient arrived with damaged progressives resulting from a fall. The glasses had been purchased from Specsavers following...

Clinical photography: Congenital toxoplasmosis

Image supplied by Karen Garner-Hamilton, Specsavers Rosny Park Eastlands Shopping Centre, TAS Toxoplasmosis is a systemic disease caused by the intracellular parasite Toxoplasmosis gondii. In the acute...

Optometry case study: Peripheral retinal pigmentation

by An Tran, Specsavers Mill Park, VIC History Px: 20-year-old male of African descent. First eye test Reason for visit: Noticed a dull pain in the RE after computer usage....

Dispensing case study: Prisms are no yoke

by Andy Willmott FBDO CL, Specsavers locum Dispensing Optician, Auckland, New Zealand Background Cx: Nine-year-old boy approaching 10th birthday who had previously worn single vision distance glasses...