Friday, September 25, 2020

Student News & Opportunities

Never a dull moment in regional practice

Ishita (Ish) Srivastava graduated from a Flinders University with a Masters in Optometry before moving to Mount Gambier in South Australia to start her...

Optometry students: share your reflections on SCC Online for your chance to win!

We’re now mid-way through our second month of the conference but there’s still a fantastic range of live webinars and content for optometry students...

Experiencing regional life during your placement

Jacqueline Tran is a graduate optometrist at Specsavers Wagga Wagga. She studied at Bachelor of Optometry at Deakin University, graduating in 2019. In her first blog,...

Graduate optometrist opportunity – Specsavers Emerald, QLD

Specsavers Emerald are seeking an enthusiastic and vibrant graduate optometrist to join their fun and friendly team. About the role: Attractive salary – including CPD,...

Time management in the clinical environment

Graduate optometrist Sharni Welran (pictured here with colleague Nadiah and Optometry Partner Mick) works between Specsavers Richmond and Specsavers Nelson stores in Nelson, New Zealand....

Imposter syndrome as a graduate

Emma Ingram began her career with Specsavers in 2014 as an optical assistant in Bendigo and later Waurn Ponds while completing her optometry degree....

Optometry students: register now for SCCO 2020

Each year, Specsavers hosts the Specsavers Clinical Conference, one of the biggest professional development conferences in the Australia and New Zealand optometry calendar. However, due...

Why I went regional – a graduate perspective

Early career optometrist Richard Cheng from Specsavers Nowra Stockland in New South Wales graduated from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with a...

SCC8 platinum sponsors release additional CPD

Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8) delegates can now access exclusive accredited CPD provided by platinum sponsors Novartis, Alcon and Menicon. The independent learning CPD supplied by...

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...