NEWS

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Memorable wins for Morningside

17 April 2018

Specsavers in Morningside won Technology Practice of the Year at the UK Optician Awards, while store director Michael O’Kane won the highly coveted Optometrist of the Year title, beating stiff competition from optical practices across | more

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Five Optician Awards to celebrate

16 April 2018

It was a Specsavers star-studded winners list at the weekend’s Optician Awards in Birmingham, with Specsavers store teams and individuals scooping five out of the available 18 awards – including double awards for two stores. | more

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The dream partnership – closing the gap between ophthalmology and optometry

13 April 2018

This year at Optrafair Giles Edmonds, optometrist and clinical services director will provide an updated analysis of the threats to optometry, the barriers to change and the need for a sector-wide collaborative response. Giles will be followed by community ophthalmology provider and Newmedica managing director, Darshak Shah, who will outline how the ‘dream partnership’ is becoming a reality in a way that benefits patient care and all optometrists, regardless of where they practice. | more

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CET

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World-class CET at Optrafair

13 April 2018

Experience a world-class CET programme at Optrafair on stand C10, in Birmingham between 14 to 16 April. Peer discussions, lectures, discussion workshops and quizzes contain up to 16 CET points available every day. | 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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PROFILE JOURNAL

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Blog – Listening to patients

19 April 2018

One of the skills that I had to work on in my early career but has come more natural with experience is listening – listening to what my patients are telling me and their description | more

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