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RNIB low vision course launched

4 October 2018

Following the launch of a unique low vision awareness course for optical colleagues developed by RNIB and Specsavers optometrists, more than nine out of ten Specsavers stores in the UK now have an official RNIB Ambassador on the | more

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Optical colleagues soar to success

3 October 2018

Colleagues from eight optical practices have raised almost £15,000 after taking to the skies to support people with sight loss. Kimberly Logan (26), pictured above  joined other Specsavers colleagues to skydive out of a plane in | more

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CET competency finders

24 August 2018

Looking for that elusive CET competency before the end of the year? Check out our handy CET competency finders, listing all current Spectrum CET modules by practitioner and competency groups. In order to count towards | more

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CET – Patient communication

1 August 2018

Adam Wannell considers communication techniques from medical practice that optometrists and dispensing opticians can use in their own patient interactions to ensure a patient-centred approach - particularly important with acute presentations. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for optometrists and dispensing opticians | | more

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Learning on the job works for me

2 October 2018

Sven Sunde, 38, started his optical career 14 years ago as an optical assistant and has worked his way up to be an optometrist in Ashford Kent. ‘After leaving school I went to university and | more

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Clinical photography – Papilloedema

13 September 2018

Image supplied by Nick Whittingham, Specsavers  Papilloedema is a swelling of the optic disc that occurs as a result of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP). The condition is usually bilateral, although one eye may be more severe | more

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