Championing the next generation of optometrists

Specsavers, a leading Canadian eyecare and eyewear provider, has announced their sponsorship of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO). ASCO represents the interests of institutions of optometric education and enhances the efforts of these institutions as they prepare highly qualified graduates of optometry to best serve the public’s eye health needs. Latest […]

Khalil’s Story: Overcoming Vision Barriers to Achieve my Dream Career

My lived experience of community support and inclusivity in the optical industry By Khalil Musani, Retail Partner at Specsavers Lawrence Allen Centre At six months old, I embarked on a peculiar eye health journey shaped by my diagnoses of astigmatism, nystagmus, and achromatopsia. Looking back, I understand how unconventional it is to spend so much […]

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 […]

Pacific University College of Optometry students bring care and Specsavers sunglasses to Costa Rica

Back in February 2024, Pacific University College of Optometry student, Rheanne Van Spengen, approached us about a student service trip to Costa Rica. Partnering with AMIGOS Eye Care (SVOSH) and Costa Rica Humanitarian Foundation, the group of 12 students were set to provide eyecare to a community of 35,000+ Nicaraguan refugees. We were moved by […]

Specsavers awarded Best Workplaces™ in Canada

Specsavers was recognized in Canada’s Best Workplaces™ List for 2024 by Great Place To Work®, the global authority on workplace culture. We’re proud to rank as the highest optical retailer in the medium-sized company category after entering the Canadian market only two years ago. Earlier in April, we were recognized in the 2024 Canada’s Best […]

Welcoming Dr. Laurie Lesser to our team

We’re proud to welcome Dr. Laurie Lesser as our new Head of Optometry Attraction. This comes at a time of accelerated growth and commercial success at Specsavers. Laurie brings an illustrious career with more than three decades of experience as an optometrist working in diverse modes of practice in both Canada and the United States. […]

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