Day 1 Programme Schedule
Monday, 11 September 2017, 8.00am – 5.00pm

Time Topic & Speaker
7.00 AM Registration
8.00 AM Welcome & Introduction
Mr Lim Yun Chong, Chairman, Organising Committee, SPECS 2017
8.05 AM Taking a Good Ocular History: The Basis for the Basics
Dr S M Tahir
8.30 AM Ocular Lumps and Bumps: An Organised Approach to Diagnosis and Management
Dr Joy Chan
9.00 AM What’s New in Age-related Macular Degeneration and Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy?
Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle
9.30 AM The Role of Ultra-Widefield Retinal Imaging in Primary Eye Care
Dr Au Eong Kah Guan
10.00 AM Morning Break
10.30 AM Are There Enough Vision Care Practitioners in Singapore?
Mr Mickael Ng
11.00 AM Primary Eye Care in US and Canada: Differences and Similarities from Singapore
Dr Shivani Majithia
11.15 AM Primary Eye Care in Malaysia: Current Practice and Challenges
Prof Chen Ai Hong
11.30 AM Primary Eye Care: Where Are the Medicolegal Minefields and Pitfalls?
Ms Emily Su
12.00 PM Lunch
1.00 PM Vision Screening Programme for Children: Worldwide Practice Pattern and ‘Jom Check Mata Satu Malaysia’ (JCM1M) Sharing
Prof Chen Ai Hong
1.30 PM Vision Assessment in Infants and Children
Dr Swati Handa
2.00 PM Screening and Referral: Role of Primary Eye Care Professional in the Management of Glaucoma
Adj Assoc Prof Rahat Husain
2.30 PM Raising the Standard of Primary Eye Care: What Ophthalmic Equipment Do Practitioners Need?
Ms Fifiana
3.00 PM Afternoon Break
3.30 PM What’s New in Dry Eye?
Assoc Prof Louis Tong
4.30 PM How to Battle Dry Eye Syndrome with Fatty Acid Supplements
Dr Shivani Majithia
5.00 PM End of Day 1 Programme

Day 2 Programme Schedule
Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 8.00am – 5.00pm

Time Topic & Speaker
7.00 AM Registration
8.00 AM Sports Vision: Optimising Visual Performance in Sports
Mr Yap Tiong Peng
8.30 AM Binocular Vision: What Eye Care Professionals Should Know
Ms Rachel Kelly
9.00 AM Current Concepts and Practice of Vision Therapy
Ms Rahjee Muthukumaran
9.30 AM Learning Difficulties and Dyslexia: How Can Eye Care Professionals Help?
Mr Yap Tiong Peng
10.00 AM Morning Break
10.30 AM Evaluating Glaucomatous Optic Nerve: More Than Cup/Disc Ratios
Mr Lim Yun Chong
11.00 AM War on Diabetes: Roles of a Primary Eye Care Optometrist in Singapore National Eye Centre
Ms Amanda Ng Zhen Kai
11.30 AM Putative Protective Role of Lutein and Zeaxanthin in Diabetic Retinopathy
Dr Au Eong Kah Guan
12.00 PM Lunch
1.00 PM Glare and Haloes: A Primer for the Optometrist
Dr Philip Stanley
1.30 PM My Vision is Blurry, Could It Be from My Medications?
Mr Ivan Chew
2.00 PM Advanced Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lenses: Giving the Best to Our Patients
Dr Joy Chan
2.30 PM Ride the Wave of Advanced Hydration in the Management of Ocular Dryness
Dr Jimmy Lim
3.00 PM Afternoon Break
3.30 PM Paediatric Optometry: Managing the Tears, Tantrums and Toddlers
Ms Purrven Bajjaj
4.00 PM Myopia Control: Evidence that Ortho-keratology Works
Mr Simon Lam
4.30 PM Bothersome Floaters: Leave Alone, Vitreolysis or Floaterectomy?
Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle
5.00 PM End of Day 2 Programme