Always wondered how knowledge compares to other optometrists across Northern Europe? Or just interested to keep on learning? The quiz, developed by Danish ophthalmologist Dr Danson Muttuvelu, will be available on the Green Club platform | more
This optometry atlas, developed by Dr. Juha Päällysaho, O.D. Ph.D, Professional Services Manager Specsavers Finland. The atlas will give you an overview of pathological conditions of the eye, including images (fundus, visual field and OCT), and if available, links to videos with more background information. An incredible and useful tool for all opticians and optometrists who see an array of customers every day!
At last year’s Clinical Conferences, Philip Morgan gave an interesting lecture about minimising drop-outs of contact lenses wearers. This year, he will return to all five Clinical Conferences to again deliver one of the keynote | more
Together for better eye careThis year’s Clinical Conference will focus on making better eye care accessible to the many. An ambitious aim that we can only achieve by working with optometrists, opticians, optical dispensers, and | more
Laptops, televisions and smartphones – our eyes are exposed to multiple screens day in, day out. According to research held in the Netherlands, 50% of the Dutch people find they spend too many hours looking | more
Every two years the BCLA (British Contact Lens Association) hosts UK’s largest Clinical Conference and exhibition dedicated to contact lenses and the anterior eye. This time in Manchester, the event attracted more than 1,000 UK | more
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.
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.
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.
On January 15th the Green Club hosted an Optometry Experience at the Dutch Optical Association (NUVO) in Houten. The experience invited optometry students and optometrists from across the country to see optometry through the eyes of Specsavers.