Volunteers Needed for Eye Screening on 18 November 2017

By | November 1st, 2017|Volunteerism|

Pasir Ris East Community Club will be having an eye screening for residents around the area. Date: 18th November 2017 (Saturday) Time: 12pm - 5pm Venue: Pasir Ris East Community Club Multipurpose Hall, 1 Pasir [...]

Free Eye Screening for Choa Chu Kang Residents

By | October 23rd, 2017|News & Events|

By Goh Jiah Ying, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Blur vision is one of the most common eye symptoms many people encounter in their daily lives. Unfortunately, most people mistakenly believe that their blur vision [...]

A/Prof Louis Tong Gives Updates on Dry Eye at SPECS 2017

By | October 9th, 2017|News & Events|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Dry eye, also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is one of the most common chronic eye problems affecting the general population. The prevalence of dry eye increases with age and [...]

Ms Fifiana Shares Her Views on Ophthalmic Equipment Needed to Raise the Standard of Primary Eye Care at SPECS 2017

By | October 9th, 2017|News & Events|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Ophthalmic equipment are essential to every optometric practice. With modern ophthalmic equipment, primary eye care professionals are able to greatly improve their accuracy in the diagnosis and management of [...]

Adj A/Prof Rahat Husain Shares Role of Primary Eye Care Professionals in the Management of Glaucoma at SPECS 2017

By | October 9th, 2017|News & Events|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC It is thought that even in developed countries, only 50% of glaucoma patients are detected. For example, in the Rotterdam study, 52.9% of the patients found to have primary [...]

Dr Swati Handa Gives Tips on Vision Assessment in Infants and Children at SPECS 2017

By | October 2nd, 2017|News & Events|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC, Early detection of vision problem in infants and children is essential as they are more responsive to treatment at earlier age. Visual assessment helps to identify children who may [...]