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.

Specsavers Diabetes Action Plan

Early detection and timely treatment can prevent the majority of diabetes-related vision loss. Which is why as a founding partner of KeepSight, Specsavers has...

From inside the test room – the use of OCT

In Australia, macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss, with one in seven Australians over 50 having some evidence...

Hot topics in research: Reticular pseudodrusen

15 CPD Minutes in Australia Researchers believe the presence of reticular pseudodrusen may provide valuable insights into a patient’s likely progression to late stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

What role does OCT play in diagnosing age-related macular degeneration?

The introduction of OCT as part of a standard eye test for every patient at Specsavers is having an impact on the diagnosis and...