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
In her second blog on technology, Judy Lea explores what some of the latest software in optometry and optical retailing can do.
Optometrist, Raimonda Bullaj, on becoming a well-rounded clinician and her ambition to become a practice owner. | more
23-year-old female presented with an urgent referral from GP to assess her 2-day sudden onset vision loss. Patient was 35 weeks pregnant with her first child, and had no prior complications in the pregnancy. | more
Domiciliary optometrist Dawn Roberts has had been visiting patients in their own homes for over 20 years. Here she discusses the rights that relatives and carers may or may not have to influence a patient’s case. | more
What is it like to work in Warwick? Warwick and Leamington Spa are small towns which are known for their history and architecture. From the medieval Warwick Castle and 19th century bathhouse to the beautiful | more
Before during and after your pre-reg year, the Specsavers Early Careers team will help prepare you to be an excellent optometrist, not just to pass a degree. The undergrad programme focuses on personal growth, with workshops to help you in your journey. | read more