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
Charlotte Wisdom, lead optometrist at Specsavers Ringwood, had considered a career as a science teacher when she was a teenager – so the idea of becoming a pre-registration supervisor was very appealing. She is currently | more
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
When an optometry student couldn’t pay for his train ticket, a kind stranger stepped in – and ended up helping him start his career at Specsavers. It was 2016 and Vaishal Dave was on a | more
Ten years ago, on 21 February 2008, Specsavers opened its first two stores in Australia in Melbourne. So began probably the fastest store rollout ever seen in Australia, with 100 stores opened in 100 days | more
Specsavers Bexhill are celebrating the news that one of their team has just graduated as a dispensing optician. Ayesha Bano, who has worked at the Western Road store for five years, started as an optical | more
Congratulations to the UK stores and individual optometrists and teams that have gone through to the final of the 2018 Optician awards.
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A new guideline from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a clear sign of the changing ophthalmology landscape and the need for optometrists and ophthalmologists to | more
Specsavers is inviting self-employed optometrists to join them for paid domiciliary shadow days across the UK. Attendees will go out on the road with a domiciliary optometrist and experience first-hand not only how diverse and | more