With 2018 drawing to a close, it’s fair to say it has been a great year for the Green Club. Not only did we celebrate our two-year anniversary, we also welcomed our 2,500th member – and are still counting.
Last month, Green Club hosted a clinical event in the city of Stavanger, southern Norway. The event was organised in close cooperation with Øyelegene AS, an eye doctor company from Stavanger, IFOCUS øyeklinikk, one of Europe’s leading refractive surgery clinics, and Théa Nordic, a global supplier of ophthalmology products.
If you think Lacoste only makes polo shirts, think again. Their product range extends from jackets to trousers, from shoes to socks and from perfume to eyewear. Now, some of Lacoste’s frames have been added to the Specsavers’ product portfolio.
Do you want to check out the interesting key-note lectures from the Clinical Conference 2018 once more? Or weren’t you able to attend and do you want to see and hear what your colleagues have been talking about since the conference?
Not only in Northern Europe, also in the United Kingdom, Specsavers aims at raising the professional knowledge of the entire industry. Our main annual event for that in the UK is the Professional Advancement Conference (PAC), which was held in Birmingham on 21 October 2018 and attracted more than 2,000 eye and hear care professionals.
Will.i.am has proven that going from hip-hopping to designing a range of spectacles is possible, as he has launched an exclusive eyewear collection for Specsavers.
It was that time of the year again to welcome the optometry and audiology industry to our yearly Clinical Conferences in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands.
Rumour has it that the Specsavers Clinical Conferences are flooded with coffee cups and chocolate wrappers stating that both coffee and chocolate is good for your eyesight. A quick search on the web returns thousands of web pages with the same information. We will examine the science behind this and see if adding chocolate or coffee to your diet should be a clinical recommendation.
Back in the office after the summer holidays, means for many office workers being back in the open-plan office. Research shows that the majority of employees is affected by ambient noise in the open-plan office. Talking, loud ringtones and noisy phone calls are amongst the biggest irritations.
Key-note speaker Phil Morgan speaks about contact lenses in depth at the Clinical Conference 2018. Eye care practitioners spend many hours of clinical time examining and fitting prospective contact lens wearers, only to see a significant proportion of them drop out.