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The impact of collaborative care – optometry and GPs

For Specsavers optometrist Laura Hou, treating a range of patients and a variety of cases is par for the course. Laura, who has been practicing...

Optometry CPD Course: More than skimming the surface – a look at contact lens...

By Megan Zabell, BOptom, Professional Affairs Associate, Alcon ANZ  This CPD course is now available on Specsavers MyCPD Portal. The use of soft contact lenses is something we and...

Optometry CPD Course: Clariti 1 day – a continuous improvement story

By Marcella McParland, Director of Professional Affairs EMEA and Anna Sulley, Director of Global Medical Affairs at CooperVision (adapted by Julia Kwok, Professional Services Associate at CooperVision...

Optometry CPD Course: Demystifying Dry Eye

By Megan Zabell, BOptom, Professional Affairs Associate, Alcon ANZ  This CPD course is now available on Specsavers MyCPD Portal. Dry eye can be a frustrating condition for both...

Optometry CPD Course: Recurrent Herpetic Eye Disease

By Associate Professor Colin Chan MBBS(HONS) FRANZCOB This CPD course is now available on Specsavers MyCPD Portal. Recurrent Herpetic eye disease is one of the top causes of infective...

Optometry CPD course: Dry Eye – Causes and Treatments

By Emma Furniss B.Optom, Principal optometrist for Dye Eye Insitute, NZ This CPD course is now available on Specsavers MyCPD Portal. Causes of dry eye can be categorized as...

Optometry case study: Paracentral acute middle maculopathy

By Bernard Sakran, Specsavers Elanora, QLD History Px: 47-year-old male Reason for visit: Had noticed 2 ‘grey small spots’ in RE vision which started 3 days prior to presentation. Reported...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #10

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

Optometry case study: Coats’ disease

By Sam Schneider, Specsavers Mandurah, WA History Px: 9-year-old white male Reason for visit: Troubles while reading GH: Normal, no medications POH: Nil, prior visit 3 years prior unremarkable (Figure 2) FOH: Nil Clinical Assessment Unaided VA: R: 6/6-3       ...

Dispensing: Prescription analysis – Case #8

This case was among a series presented by Miranda Richardson FBDO, Assistant Director of Professional Examinations for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, for peer...