With OCT imaging included, my patients no longer have to choose whether this is within their budget – Dr. Michael Luu, Optometry Partner

Since opening his independent clinic and Specsavers White Oaks in London, ON, Dr. Michael Luu and his team have conducted over 4,500 eye exams, focusing on making eyecare affordable to patients and customers. As his team celebrates their first year of business, Dr. Luu takes a look back on his journey so far and shares […]

I love the varied and numerous ways I can help my patients – Dr. Sylvia Wai, Optometry Partner

Specsavers Lambton Mall Optometry Partner, Dr. Sylvia Wai, share how business ownership was made possible for her. Q: What has inspired your journey within the industry? I graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 1999 – throughout my 25-year career so far, my inspiration has largely come from the profound impact that […]

Specsavers announces expansion into Manitoba in 2024 following its successful launch in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario

Comprehensive business support and start-up incentives continue to spark ownership interest across Canada Specsavers, an eyecare and eyewear provider driven by its mission of ensuring more accessible eyecare for all, today announced its plan to expand into Manitoba in the summer of 2024. The expansion, following the successful launch in Ontario, Alberta and B.C., will […]

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, […]

Retail Partner Kirsty Shaw reflects on how she grew her career, from the UK to Canada, with Specsavers

Kirsty Shaw’s career to date is a great example of just how far you can go with Specsavers. Here, Kirsty talks about her career progression, starting at just 18 in the UK, to the incredible place she is now as a retail partner and business owner at Specsavers CF Masonville Place after relocating to London, Ontario.

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