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

Identifying and Managing Binocular Vision Anomalies by Ms Lim Mun Ching

By Jamie Chang, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore Ms Lim Mun Ching, Optometrist at Singapore National Eye Centre, gave a lecture on “Identifying and Managing Binocular Vision Anomalies” during the Singapore Primary Eye Care Symposium (SPECS) 2019 between 23-24 July 2019 at One Farrer Hotel, Singapore. Binocular single vision is [...]

By | December 10th, 2019|Announcements, News & Events|0 Comments

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