More than 25 optometrists from 18 different optical practices attended an education evening in Bristol to accredit them in providing aftercare for patients who have had cataract surgery. | more
The 28–year–old optometrist and store owner in Barnet is in the running to win the Young Business Person of the Year award, which recognises business people aged 30 or under who’ve demonstrated a high level | more
With 14 different categories open for public nomination, plus the Lifetime Achievement Award, the awards celebrate outstanding talent and innovation in the profession, recognising exceptional contributions made by individuals and teams across the country. For | more
This International Sunglasses Day (27 June), Specsavers is encouraging everyone to pick up a pair of properly rated sunglasses to ensure they are prepared for the summer sun. Stores are also supporting the day with | more
Exploring the characteristics of incomitant strabismus and the investigative procedures which aid differential diagnosis. Diagnosis and referral/management of the three neurogenic palsies (third, fourth and sixth nerve) are also discussed.
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Patients with colour vision deficiencies will expect their eye care practitioners to be able to provide advice on both the cause and impact of their conditions. This article explains the physical and physiological basis of normal colour vision as well the congenital and acquired colour vision deficiencies which can occur. | more
Meera Patel, ophthalmic director at Specsavers Bath, told Spectrum why the historic city is such a great place to work.
Dispensing optician Nicola Stokoe stumbled into the world of optics but found she really liked the fashion and paediatric sides of dispensing best and tries all the frames on first to be able to advise customers how they will look on them, and reassuring parents who don’t wear glasses who need to find glasses for their child for the first time. | more
Introduced in 1992 and amended in 2002, the DSE regulations do in fact include smartphones. For clarification, within the regulations ‘display screen equipment’ means any alphanumeric or graphic display screen, regardless of the display process | more
Ophthalmic parasitosis with tractional fibrosis extending from the lesion to the optic nerve, causing distortion of the epi-retinal layer. Inactive peripheral retinal focal lesions can also be seen in the inferior segment adjacent to the major arterial arcade. | more