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National Eye Health Week

A fourteen-year-old girl and her family from Hamilton, Scotland have praised their optometrist – who detected signs of a tumour behind her optic nerve, ultimately saving her sight. As the UK marks National Eye Health | more

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Book now for virtual PAC

Specsavers’ flagship Professional Advancement Conference is this year going live and online, with four weeks of free CET events from 28 September. The conference is open to all optics and audiology practitioners – wherever they work | more

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Advice provided about ‘Coronavision’

Increased laptop use, constantly checking mobiles and unwinding in front of the TV in the evening adds up to a lot of screen time in a 24-period. This has been called ‘Coronavision’ by tabloid newspapers and social media users. Specsavers has reacted by providing eye strain advice in the media to help prevent eye strain and irritation. | more

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Summer placements switch to online

Specsavers has created a ‘virtual summer placement’ for all UK undergraduate optometrists unable to work in store this summer because of COVID-19. It is also making its online learning materials available to all student optometrists, wherever they work.  Around 500 students had already been selected for | more