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Study links myopia with high melatonin levels

Shirley-Ann Kennedy, director of Specsavers’ East Kilbride store, says: ‘Stephanie has worked hard to gain her PhD and we’re very proud of her achievements. The results of her research have been fascinating. We’ve asked Stephanie to run | more

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Dispensing case study – Prisms are no yoke

A nine-year-old boy who had previously worn single vision distance glasses for the past four years. His parents were aware of his complaining of tired and sore eyes, especially following prolonged use of digital devices. This case study discusses recommendations for bifocals with yoked prisms versus recommending reduced use of digital devices. | more

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Dispensing – Balancing vision requirements with emotional support

A 57-year-old female practising podiatrist successfully wearing D28 bifocals with distance / near correction prior to her visit. She presented after noticing webbing over her left eye. Her vision seemed blurred, and she felt like she was looking through a fly screen. She initially had black dots, which seemed to have resolved. | more

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Global trends in optometry – by Professor Harry Weisinger

Melbourne-based Director of Professional Services Advancement, recently shared his insights into current global optometry trends with the attendees of the European Specsavers Clinical Conferences including the healthcare crunch, automation and the commoditisation of optical services and machine learning. | more