Saturday, February 24, 2018

Features

Features

Exploring the scope of optometry

Optometry offers a continuous journey of professional development, with diagnostic and management techniques and technology constantly advancing. Here, Spectrum interviews two optometrists who are...

Changing lives in Sri Lanka: Nuwan De Silva

Having previously participated in an outreach to Laos in 2015 with Global Hand Charity (GHC), a charity that organises volunteer trips to developing countries,...
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WATCH: Cricket Australia partnership highlighted in latest Specsavers TVC

This TV commercial launched to key media channels on 4 December 2017 and supports Specsavers' three-year partnership with Cricket Australia. The sponsorship ensures all Australian...

Developing optometry skills outside of the clinic: Specsavers Graduate Program

The Year Two Project, the final assignment in the Specsavers Graduate Program, challenges graduate optometrists to develop themselves beyond the consulting room and explore...

Sharing 100 years in optometry: Doug and Mary Perkins

Specsavers founders Doug and Dame Mary Perkins are celebrating a combined 100 years in optometry. Thirty-three years after the first Specsavers store opened, the...

Demonstrating impactful collaboration

Dr Ben Ashby, Specsavers Australia & New Zealand’s (ANZ) Head of Optometry, has revealed data on the volume of patients already impacted by the collaborative...

The science behind photochromic lenses

Photochromic glass lenses have been around since the early 1960s, introduced by US company Corning. However, it wasn't until the mid-1980s when the first...

Specsavers Community Program: Helping to close the sight gap in regional Australia

Earlier this year, Specsavers Wanneroo Retail Partner Kim Turner and Specsavers Townsville Willows Dispenser and Co-owner Anthony Paxton embarked on an outreach trip to...

The other side of the patient journey: Binushka Tissaarachchi

As part of the Specsavers Graduate Program, graduate optometrists are encouraged to undertake an external visitation to expand their professional experience outside of the...
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WATCH: Specsavers invests in integration of Oculo electronic referral platform

There has been a strong uptake of the Oculo electronic referral platform across Australian Specsavers stores since Specsavers invested in the integration of the...