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OPINION: Professor Greg Johnson explains KeepSight

Professor Greg Johnson joined Diabetes Victoria as Chief Executive in January 2003. He is an Adjunct Professor with Deakin University and holds a degree...

Transforming Eye Health

CASE STUDY: DR detection and referral at Specsavers Runaway Bay

Benchmark reports, training and development, and support from a team of clinical performance consultants assist optometrists to consistently provide best-practice care focussed on patient...

Eye Conditions

The impact of COVID-19 on Australian patients with diabetes

On 30 March 2020, Specsavers made the difficult decision to close its doors to routine eye care. Cognisant of the escalation and extension of...

Eyecare Utilistation

The rates of optometric attendance and referral for patients with diabetes

In December 2018, ahead of the launch of KeepSight in April 2019, Specsavers invested in the enhancement of its patient management system, enabling a consistent...

Australian Medicare

WATCH: Enablers to Transforming Eye Health

To effectively transform eye health and develop sustainable models for preventative eyecare, the industry relies on two key enablers – the optometry workforce and...

New Zealand and the Pacific

CASE STUDY: Diabetic Retinopathy in the Pacific

Diabetes is one of the major public health challenges of the 21st century. It is estimated that 463 million people worldwide are currently affected...

Indigenous Eye Health

Delivering diabetes eye care to Indigenous Australia in 2020

COVID-19 particularly affects the elderly and those with underlying health conditions or chronic diseases. Communities are at higher risk when housing is poor and...