Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Student News & Opportunities

Clinical photography: Ophthalmic parasitosis

Image supplied by Gerard McCarron, Specsavers Cessnock, NSW The photograph above shows ophthalmic parasitosis with tractional fibrosis extending from the lesion to the optic nerve, causing...

Specsavers Highpoint tackles optic nerve head assessment

Specsavers Highpoint in Victoria has taken a hands-on approach to professional development, opening its store up to local optometrists for an interactive CPD evening...

Optometry case study: Evidence-based management of convergence insufficiency

By Dr Steven Lam, Specsavers Brunswick, VIC History Px: 22-year-old female medical student  Reason for visit: Following an earlier visit with a different optometrist, patient returned for a 3-month review...

Graduate optometrists workshop development needs with mentors

Graduate optometrists in their first year of the Specsavers Graduate Program learned more about their preferred individual work and communication styles through a Personal...

SCC7 extended to two full days with more CPD/CD on offer

This year’s Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC) will be jam-packed with new developments, foremost of which is the move to two full days of CPD/CD...

Specsavers Clinical Placement: Preparing for the next phase

In this monthly blog, final year Deakin University optometry student Yvonne Koh shares her experiences as she undertakes her clinical placement with Specsavers. This...

Specsavers Graduate Program: Moving forward with mentorship

A one-day Mentor Mentee Workshop was held in multiple locations across Australia and New Zealand from 9 to 18 April 2018. The event, which...

Graduate optometrists – Start your optometry adventure with a friend

Graduate optometrists are invited to express their interest in relocating with a friend to a regional location in Australia or New Zealand to start...

Specsavers Clinical Placement: Going metro from a rural practice

In this monthly blog, final year Deakin University optometry student Yvonne Koh shares her experiences as she undertakes her clinical placement with Specsavers. This month, she...

Specsavers Graduate Program: Supported on a new journey

Transitioning from university to a professional setting is a significant step that all graduate optometrists face, but Nickolas Stuhlmann made an additional leap from New Zealand...