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The changing face of optical education

“As well as reflecting the changes in optical education, I think PAC has also influenced those changes. It encouraged other optical conferences to come into the market, and I suspect it’s the standard against which | more

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Dispensing case study – Lens selection and the ‘jack-in-the-box’ effect

A new 63-year-old retired male patient, wearing 22mm round-seg bifocal blended lenticular with multicoating, is aphakic (has no crystalline lens) due to congenital cataracts. He has never had sunglasses before but really wants them. States that he was not able to achieve clear vision at near with bifocals and experienced asthenopia (eye strain) despite the prescription being the same or very close to his current prescription. | more

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27-year-old optometrist becomes director

The youngest ophthalmic director in the Yorkshire region, Jas Sandhu highlights why people should set their sights on a career in optometry.  One of Specsavers youngest ever directors, Jas Sandhu, started part-time, fresh out of | more

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Rizwaan Makda – Contact lens partner

A decade ago, I was working as a qualified Dispensing Optician but found myself at a crossroads in my career. I was working at my local Specsavers branch in Leicester and I enjoyed my work but something was missing… | more