Dr. Mannie Dhillon has had a passion for biomedical sciences for as long as she can remember. Coupled with her devotion to wanting to help people, she felt that the field of optometry brought these two passions together perfectly. After receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry, she realized optometry was undoubtedly the right decision. Since then, Dr. Dhillon has opened her very own clinic with Specsavers and is continuously amazed by and look forward to the future of this profession.
One-third of Ontarians haven’t had an eye exam in over three years, and 55 per cent feel as though eyewear is currently not affordable for Canadians[i], a recent poll found. That’s why today, Specsavers is announcing an investment of $50 million into Ontario to enhance eye health outcomes, reduce preventable blindness and redefine accessible eyecare. […]
Dr. Minhas has always put her patients’ needs above all, which is why it was important for her to find a company that aligned with her values. At Specsavers, the foundation stone of the business is to provide accessible and affordable eyecare to all individuals. Unlike other optometry clinics that charge fees for additional testing, every patient at Specsavers, regardless of their economic status, can obtain a comprehensive eye examination.
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world and can progress to advanced stages without signs or symptoms. Routine eye exams are crucial for early detection, so that preventative measures can be taken to manage the condition effectively, preserving vision and quality of life for those at risk. “Early detection of […]
Since completing the program, Pathway has opened up several opportunities for me. While that could easily have been a store ownership role in the UK, instead I have opted for a leadership role with the Specsavers Canada support office.
Our dedication to clinical excellence and equipping our optometrists with the latest technology has resulted in world-beating detection and referral rates for glaucoma and diabetic eye disease. We move at pace and embrace eyecare professionals who share our can-do attitude and passion for customer service excellence. We have innovated as a retailer to connect with local communities – with a typical brand recognition rate of over 90% in each of our markets.
Today the Specsavers Partnership is the world’s largest private optometry group and the clear market leader in eight of the 10 countries in which we operate. We can point to world-beating detection and referral rates for glaucoma and diabetic eye disease.
Specsavers, the world’s largest optometrist-owned and -led business that recently entered Canada, announces plans to invest in independent optometrists and opticians by covering 100 per cent of location set-up costs as 200 new Specsavers open across the country, investing $100M CAD while creating 2000 jobs.