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Focus on glaucoma

12th March 2019

Glaucoma is one of the most common chronic eye conditions for people above 40 years old. It is estimated that 4,5 million persons globally are blind due to glaucoma, and this number will only rise. It is actually the second most common cause of blindness worldwide.

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Coming up: Nordic Contact Lens Forum 2019

12th March 2019

An optical event that’s worth going to this year is the Nordic Contact Lens Forum (NCLF) – which is sponsored by CooperVision and takes place on Saturday 27 April in Stockholm. This year’s conference is all about the future.

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Giving better sight to Tanzania

13th February 2019

We all know that our eyesight is something to cherish – at Specsavers, we’re advising our customers to have their eyes tested at least once every two years. But not everyone is as fortunate as Northern Europeans and has an optician around the corner – let alone money to buy a good pair of glasses.

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Investigating and managing heterophoria

24th December 2018

Heterophoria is the most common ocular motor status finding and is usually normal, asymptomatic and requires no treatment. However, when a heterophoria is clinically significant, patients will often report to their community optometrist as symptoms | more

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Harrison Weisinger: Transforming eye health

6th December 2018

You can now relive the key-note lecture at the 2018 Clinical Conferences by Melbourne-based Specsavers Professional Services Advancement Director Professor Harrison Weisinger, who spoke about why it is important for optometry to engage with GPs.

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TrentTalk: KPI’s

31st May 2018

After a successful TrentTalk series last year, we will again post a number of videos where we share food for thought on different topics within retail. Trent Scanlen, former Specsavers retail director, will give you | more