Try the advanced technology in clinics

When you practice at an independent clinic within a Specsavers, you get access to the latest technology. Have a look at what you have available at your finger tips to provide the best care possible for your patients. Pre-test Trained eyecare consultants support you by taking every patient through pre-test, so you receive results directly […]

Meet the Optometry Steering Groups

Shaping the future of eyecare It’s important to us that we draw upon the clinical expertise and experience of our network of independent optometrists to develop the clinical strategies we use to best care for patients. To do this we have Optometry Steering Groups in each province that are made up of a clinically-diverse mix […]

From clinic receptionist to optometry partner – Dr. Stephanie Kwan’s journey to clinic ownership

  Dr. Stephanie Kwan’s path into optometry all started when she had a part-time job on reception in a local optometry clinic. Coincidently, her great-aunt and great-uncle were regular patients and she thought, ‘how great would it be to be the one examining their eyes?’ Not long after, Dr. Kwan took the steps to pursue […]

I left clinic each day feeling more fulfilled and content than I have ever felt

  For Dr. Ellen Sun, the path to optometry wasn’t always clear. After a few placements in research and analytic labs during university, she felt discouraged about her future career as nothing had really ignited a passion for a particular profession. It wasn’t until she attended a healthcare networking event, where she met an optometrist, […]

Specsavers supports clinic owners with implementation of myopia management

“As a practising optometrist, I see what an impact myopia has to my patients’ lives, not just as a refractive error, but more so as a sight-threatening condition that can ultimately impact quality of life.” Dr. Nieka Sabeti, OD, independent consultant of the clinical support team at Specsavers Canada, discusses how myopia management care was […]

Making OCT a standard part of the eye exam

Specsavers was founded with the purpose of changing lives through better sight. Started by optometrists, for optometrists, clinical excellence and technology have always been an essential part in working towards this goal. So, when an optometrist chooses to start their own clinic within a Specsavers location, we want to make sure they have the resources […]

Dr Ellen Sun shares her ‘wow’ moment with including OCT with her eye exams

For optometrists, one of the most rewarding parts of the profession is being able to make a difference to people’s lives. Whether that’s helping them to see clearly, with glasses or contact lenses, to even saving their life. Dr. Ellen Sun, optometry partner at Specsavers CF Masonville Place, shares one such experience during her very […]

Dr. Maegan Folk on being the owner of a successful, growing clinic within Specsavers Orchard Park

Dr. Maegan Folk, optometry partner at Specsavers Orchard Park (Kelowna, BC), graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in 2014 and spent her early career working in a rural community. Here, she reflects on her journey becoming a business partner and opening her own clinic. Q: How do you feel your role […]

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