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Dr Lavanya Raghavan Shares Imaging Techniques for Early Detection of Glaucoma in Special Guest Lecture

By Sarah Chua Li Xuan, Pre-University Student              Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness worldwide. It can cause irreversible blindness and affects 68 million people globally. Early detection and treatment of glaucoma is vital to prevent permanent loss of sight. Dr Lavanya Raghavan, Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Department of Glaucoma and Cataract [...]

By | February 3rd, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

Dr Sanjay Srinivasan Shares About Inflammatory Conditions of the Eye in Special Guest Lecture

By Sarah Chua Li Xuan, Pre-University Student Dr Sanjay Srinivasan is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Uveitis & Ocular Immunology Service, Narayana Nethralaya Eye Hospital, Bangalore, India. He has more than 20 years of clinical experience since his graduation from medical school and is passionate about education on preventable causes of blindness. He was invited [...]

By | February 3rd, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

Dr Loh Boon Kwang Gives Updates on Diabetic Retinopathy and Ocular Allergy at SPECS 2018

By Lee Hui Xin Leanne, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore Diabetes has been a rising concern in Singapore over the past few decades, affecting 10% of the population. It has been found that diabetic patients have a 25-fold risk of  becoming blind as compared to non-diabetics. One of the most common  complications of [...]

By | November 7th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Dr Azhar bin Zainuddin Gives Special Guest Lecture to Singapore Primary Eye Care Professionals

By Ciaran Chay, Saint Andrew’s Junior College Dr Azhar bin Zainuddin, Head of Ophthalmic Services at Life Care Diagnostic Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was a Special Guest Lecturer at the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programme held at the TK Low Academic Specialist Centre in Farrer Park Hospital on 12 March 2018. He gave [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Low Vision Professionals Kick Off 2018 CPE Programme at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC Low vision is the state in which a person’s visual function cannot be improved to a functional level by conventional prescription glasses, contact lenses or surgical methods. As a result, it restricts a person’s ability to carry out his daily activities and can adversely affects his quality of life. A [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|News & Events|0 Comments

Mr Yap Tiong Peng Shares Pointers on Enhancing an Athlete’s Visual Performance at SPECS 2017

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC It is known that an efficient visual system and good vision are important for athletes to perceive and interpret their games in a complex sporting environment. Mr Yap Tiong Peng, senior consultant optometrist from IGARD Group Singapore, gave a lecture on “Sports Vision: Optimising Visual Performance in Sports” during the [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments