WATCH: The Fred Hollows Foundation Outreach to Lightning Ridge

In 2022, Specsavers sent a team of optometrists to support The Fred Hollows Foundation's Indigenous Australia Program in Lightning Ridge. Watch the video to...

Predicting diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute’s (SAHMRI) Wardliparingga Aboriginal Health Equity is Australia’s largest dedicated Indigenous health research unit. Focussed on understanding,...

KeepSight’s work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

This month, Diabetes Australia's KeepSight team shares an update on a project aiming to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples with diabetes. The...

World Diabetes Day update

Specsavers is proud to unite with Diabetes Australia in the fight against preventable diabetes-related blindness through KeepSight, Australia’s diabetes eye screening reminder program. Already...

Consumer research shows women are skipping eye tests

New research commissioned by Specsavers1 has revealed that 91% of Australian women admit to having experienced eye problems but nearly a quarter (23%) said...

The Fred Hollows Foundation and diabetic retinopathy

The Fred Hollows Foundation works to restore sight to people who are needlessly blind or vision impaired. This work includes providing screening services, treatment,...

How are technology and systems changes improving diabetic outcomes?

Adapted from an article written by Dr Joseph Paul, Head of Professional Services, Specsavers Australia New Zealand, for Optometry Connection July issue. As seen in...

How is KeepSight improving patient recall response rates from baselines?

Providing sight-preserving eyecare for patients with diabetes relies on effective and appropriate communication with the patient group, leading to routine eye checks in recommended...

How is KeepSight improving optometric attendance for patients with diabetes?

Adapted from an article written by Dr Joseph Paul, Head of Professional Services, Specsavers Australia New Zealand, for Optometry Connection July issue. Before KeepSight launched...

Why is KeepSight effective?

An excerpt from Optometry Australia's Optometry Connection Magazine - July issue. Written by Dr Joseph Paul, Head of Professional Services at Specsavers Australia New...