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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,...

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...

Kiwis with diabetes unaware of their risk of eye disease

A survey of 123 members of the Diabetes New Zealand community has revealed a shocking lack of knowledge around diabetic retinopathy, despite many members...

The year ahead – The Fred Hollows Foundation

As we start another year, we speak to professionals across the eye health industry to understand the challenges, opportunities, trends and priorities for the...

COVID-19 and its impact on The Fred Hollows Foundation’s work in Australia

The Fred Hollows Foundation’s work in Australia and overseas has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pandemic first hit, our teams...

Building a Pacific Eye Care Workforce

The Pacific is a unique geographical challenge when it comes to staffing a medical workforce. Vast distances of ocean are dotted with approximately 25,000...

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...

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...

Delivering Indigenous eye care services in a pandemic

Specsavers continued its support of The Fred Hollows Foundation and The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ during COVID-19. Here, the teams explain how their programs...

Supporting The Fred Hollows Foundation ANZ

As a part of transforming eye health, Specsavers supports The Fred Hollows Foundation in Australia and The Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand, which work...