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Guest case study: Making a difference – a low-vision case

Nabill Jacob, Clinical Relationship Manager for Vision Australia, which was one of the fundraising partners at the 2019 Specsavers Partnership Seminar, presents an example low-vision...

Optometry case study: A classic presentation of benign intracranial hypertension

By Noni Rupasinghe, Specsavers Sale, VIC History Px: 19-year-old female Reason for visit: Presented for routine biennial check-up. Patient had been getting increasing migraines which she thought were a result of...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #4

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: Full-thickness macular hole

By Deborah Greaves, Specsavers Kawana, QLD History Px: 70-year-old female Reason for visit: Rapid deterioration of vision in LE and central grey spot. RE unremarkable GH: Hypertension, cholesterol POH: LE mildly amblyopic FOH: Unremarkable Clinical Assessment Corrected VA: R...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #3

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

Dispensing case study: Dispensing for an AMD patient

By Lesley Hooson DO, Specsavers Lower Hutt, NZ Background Px: 73-year-old retired female who lives with her partner and who has been coming to the store for 4...

Optometry case study: Normal-tension glaucoma

By Tyson Xu, Specsavers Nowra, NSW History Px: 82-year-old Caucasian female Reason for visit: Noticed her RE wasn’t as clear as her LE, even with optical correction from a year...

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #2

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

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #1

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

Clinical imaging: Proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Image supplied by Charlie Wang, Specsavers Springfield, QLD Presentation & Pathogenesis Patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) typically present with symptoms of reduced vision accompanied by obvious...