Changing paradigms in Myopia: Atropine Therapy by Dr Foo Fong Yee

By Jamie Chang, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore Singapore is in a long-standing battle with myopia, a phenomenon that is extremely prevalent. Without slowing the progression of myopia, especially in children, many severe problems will arise in the future – pre-senile cataracts, glaucoma, retinal tears and myopic macular degeneration. But [...]

By | August 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr Joy Chan Shares New Advances in Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lenses at SPECS 2017

By Lee Hui Xin Leanne, IECRC Cataract surgery is the most common major operation performed world-wide. The two most modern cataract surgery techniques are computer-assisted cataract surgery and femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS). Dr Joy Chan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, spoke on the topic “Advanced Cataract Surgery [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle Looks at What’s New in Age-related Macular Degeneration and Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy at SPECS 2017

By Lim Yun Chong, SIECRC There have been significant advances in the understanding, prevention and treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) over the past decade. It is now possible to prevent progression of AMD to more advanced stages by appropriate dietary antioxidant supplementation. Neovascular AMD can also be effectively treated with substantial improvements in visual [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Singapore Eye & Vision Looking For Optometrists

Location: Orchard Prerequisite: - Pre-registration or Fully registered Optometrist - Able to converse well in English & Mandarin. Other language abilities will also be considered. - Prior clinic experiences will be of advantage Experience: Fresh grads, as well as guys who just completed army are welcomed. Benefits: - Annual Leave and Medical Benefits Working Hours: [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Career Opportunities, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking for Clinical Optometrist Position!

Position: Optometrist License with OOB: Provisional practicing optometrist Environment: Clinical Recent experience: Nanyang Optical (retail)(optometrist) / 1 year Competence: A team player that challenges myself to excel in every task at hand Contact details: Farzana 96330759

By | August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments