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Case Study: Doug Perkins Medal Australian winner – supporting the community through COVID

The metrics used to determine this year’s Australian and New Zealand winners of the Doug Perkins Medal - which recognises the highest standards of...

How COVID-19 is changing the future of eye care

The rapid uptake of telehealth services to stop the spread of coronavirus is adding impetus to research to develop innovative new ways of diagnosing and monitoring patients with eye disease.

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.

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...

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...

WATCH: Specsavers Glaucoma Action Plan

Over the past six years, Specsavers has been on a journey to reduce the levels of undiagnosed glaucoma in our patients. This video talks...

Insights into care for glaucoma suspects

AU: 15 minutes CPD A truly holistic approach to patient care ensures that all resources available are directed purposefully towards improving outcomes.

The impact of COVID-19 on detection of glaucoma

AU: 15 minutes CPD A truly holistic approach to patient care ensures that all resources available are directed purposefully towards improving outcomes.