Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Student News & Opportunities

Clinical imaging: OCT clinical indicators for functional testing – Case #5

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

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...

Specsavers Graduate Program shatters two records

In welcoming a record-high number of graduate optometrists to the business in a three-day induction, Specsavers Australia & New Zealand has broken another record,...

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...

Specsavers launches international talent development program

Specsavers Australia & New Zealand has opened up the doors of its Support Office to provide a unique career development experience to a university...

Graduate opportunities in beautiful Hervey Bay

Just a three-and-a-half hour drive from Brisbane, and with a regional airport just 10 minutes away with daily flights to Brisbane and Sydney, why...

Record graduate numbers to start in Specsavers stores

Over 120 newly-qualified optometrists began practising in Specsavers stores across Australia and New Zealand in the first week of February. These graduate optometrists, along with...

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...

Mentors prepare for biggest graduate intake

A workshop was held in New Zealand and in five states across Australia from 14 to 23 January to help prepare store partners for...