Providing seamless care to patients with diabetes

When KeepSight, the Australian-first initiative to help encourage people living with diabetes to have regular eye checks, was officially launched in 2019, Specsavers aimed...

CERA – Preserving sight in pregnancy

A CERA researcher’s PhD could help prevent sight loss during pregnancy in women with types 1 and 2 diabetes. Her research may also influence...

World Diabetes Day

This World Diabetes Day, Specsavers is encouraging all people living with diabetes to have regular eye checks.

Glaucoma Australia helping glaucoma patients make informed lifestyle choices

By Annie Gibbins, CEO Glaucoma Australia Glaucoma Australia’s offers education and support to patients throughout their journey with glaucoma. With medical information so readily available...

Normal tension glaucoma: Case study and discussion

Written by Tyson Xu BOptom (Hons) BSc, Specsavers Nowra NSW Tyson graduated from UNSW in 2017 and was the recipient of the Andrew Whatham Centre...

WGC 2021: Glaucoma detection by optometrists is linked to accessibility of eyecare

Analysing data from Specsavers 345 Australian practices in 2020, Specsavers submitted an e-poster to this year's World Glaucoma E-Congress of the World Glaucoma Association, looking at when access to routine optometric care is restricted, the early detection of glaucoma is greatly inhibited, potentially leading to otherwise avoidable blindness.

A focus on diabetes: the positive impact on patient health outcomes

Specsavers is committed to reducing vision loss in people with diabetes by improving timely access to eyecare, collaborative patient engagement strategies, leveraging technology to support best practice care and appropriate referral.

Referrals and classification of patients with diabetes

Specsavers is committed to reducing vision loss in people with diabetes by improving timely detection of diabetic retinopathy and access to the collaborative eyecare ecosystem, while also using our data to shed light on patient care within that ecosystem.

Glaucoma in New Zealand Maori and Pacific Peoples

Dr Hussain Patel explores the prevalence of glaucoma within New Zealand, particularly the very low rates of glaucoma in Maori and Pacific peoples.

Prof Jennifer P. Craig at the Glaucoma NZ Professional Symposium – Glaucoma and Dry...

Professor Jennifer P. Craig spoke about the relationship between glaucoma and dry eye in her presentation at the Glaucoma NZ Professional Symposium in Auckland last month.