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Ms Por Jia Yee Davina Highlights the Common Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye and Blepharitis

By Mok Hao Ting, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore Dry eye is a common condition that occurs when your tears are unable to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. It often co-exists with another common condition called blepharitis. Ms Por Jia Yee Davina, an optometrist in International Eye Cataract Retina [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

Dr Joy Chan Gives Tips on Intraocular Lens Choice During Cataract Surgery

By Daphne Chiew Le Min, School of Medicine, Imperial College London There are many factors to consider when choosing an intraocular lens for cataract surgeryhttps://eyecataractretina.com/eye-conditions/instructions-for-cataract-surgery/. Dr Joy Chan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, gave a lecture on the “Choice of Intraocular Lenses for Cataract Surgery” at the Singapore [...]

By | October 25th, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

Mr Tan Si Rui talks about Infection Control in Optometric Practice

By Daphne Chiew Le Min, School of Medicine, Imperial College London Hygiene in the clinical setting is essential for preventing and reducing the spread of infection. Mr Tan Si Rui, Principal Optometrist of First Wear Eye Centre, noting this, gave a lecture regarding “Clinical Hygiene and Infection Control in Optometric Practice” at the Singapore Primary [...]

By | October 23rd, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

Dr Stephanie Young Highlights the Diagnosis and Management of Eyelid Disorders

Mok Hao Ting, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore An eyelid is a thin fold of skin that covers and protects the eye from foreign particles and debris. Eye care professionals often come across a multitude of eyelid disorders, such as chalazion, hordeolum, eyelid growths, epiblepharon, entropion, ectropion and ptosis. Dr [...]

By | September 14th, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

Dr Alex Black gives Insight into Low Luminance Vision Testing

By Daphne Chiew Le Min, School of Medicine, Imperial College London Dr Alex Black, Senior Lecturer at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, gave a lecture regarding “Low Luminance Vision Testing in Practice and Impact on Everyday Function” at the Singapore Primary Eye Care Symposium (SPECS) 2019 held from [...]

By | September 14th, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

Vision and Driving by Dr Alex Black

By Jamie Chang, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore Having a vehicle population of more than 600 000 vehicles, Singapore has to pay close attention to the rate of accidents occurring on the streets. Dr Alex Black, Senior Lecturer in the School of Optometry and Vision Science at the Queensland University [...]

By | September 14th, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

Dr Mizhanim Mohamad Shahimin Addresses Issues Regarding Quality of Life in Contact Lens Wearer

By Mok Hao Ting, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore With an estimated 0.7 million drop out cases in contact lens wearers per year, a paradigm shift in the approach to contact lens usage is in order. Main reasons cited for halting the use of contact lenses were difficulties in application [...]

By | September 14th, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

An Insight into Multifocal Contact Lens Fitting

By Daphne Chiew Le Min, School of Medicine, Imperial College London The contact lens market has expanded multifold over the years, leading to large numbers of contact lens wearers and an increasing demand for multifocal contact lenses. Mr Shaikh Ahmad Zahid Bin Shaik Alwie, Manager and Optometrist of YES Eyewear Pte Ltd, gave a short [...]

By | September 14th, 2019|Announcements, Career Opportunities|0 Comments

Extending the Continuum of Eye Care by Adj Professor Lim Tock Han

By Daphne Chiew Le Min, School of Medicine, Imperial College London Professor Lim Tock Han, Deputy Group CEO (Education and Research), National Healthcare Group and Senior Consultant at the NHG Eye Institute, was invited to give a lecture at Singapore Primary Eye Care Symposium (SPECS) 2019 held from 23-24 July 2019 at One Farrer Hotel. [...]

By | September 14th, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

Corporate Optometry and Optometry Education: A Mismatch? By Dr Wilfred Tang

Jamie Chang, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore Dr Wilfred Tang, Clinical Optometrist, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia, discussed the evolving relationship between Australia’s education and the optometry practice in the perspective of the past, present and future during the Singapore Primary Eye Care Symposium (SPECS) 2019 between 23-24 July 2019 [...]

By | September 14th, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments