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Learning on the job works for me

Sven Sunde, 38, started his optical career 14 years ago as an optical assistant and has worked his way up to be an optometrist in Ashford Kent. ‘After leaving school I went to university and | more

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Clinical photography – Papilloedema

Image supplied by Nick Whittingham, Specsavers  Papilloedema is a swelling of the optic disc that occurs as a result of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP). The condition is usually bilateral, although one eye may be more severe | more

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Hussnan looks to the future

Since carrying out some work experience at a Dudley opticians Hussnan Ejaz has had his heart set on a career in optics. Today, just nine years later he’s fulfilled his dream and is an optometrist | more

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A day in the life of a contact lens optician

Spectrum asked contact lens optician Maddy McDonald to describe a typical day in the busy contact lens clinic in Camberley, Surrey. Maddy McDonald joined Specsavers Camberley in 2002 as an optical assistant. She then enrolled on | more