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Clinical assistants and retailers up-skill in glaucoma – the silent thief of sight

7 March 2018

As part of World Glaucoma Week (11-18 March) clinical assistants and front of house optical teams have trained to better support patients with glaucoma. In conjunction with the International Glaucoma Association, Specsavers has developed this training to help them assist sufferers with their treatment. Over 3000 people have completed the training – with at least one person at any one time available to assist customers. | more

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Eye test saved me from losing my vocal chords

26 February 2018

Sarah Hope, from Failsworth, is hoping to help raise awareness of the importance of regular eye tests after discovering the serious underlying condition despite having only experienced headaches. After suffering with uncomfortable headaches for a | more

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CET – Assessment and management of convergence insufficiency

1 March 2018

This 1 point interactive CET article from Specsavers provides a revision of convergence insufficiency, a common binocular vision problem. Current research on the effectiveness of practice or home-based treatments is examined in this article to enable the practitioner to decide on the most appropriate management for this condition.

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The path to owning your business

26 February 2018

In December 2016, Irfan and Declan opened Longbridge as JVPs, just three years after Irfan had joined Specsavers. Irfan is full of praise for the help he received from the company. ‘I love the fact | more

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