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Driving Public Awareness & Raising Eye Health Literacy From Education to Action

Driving Public Awareness & Raising Eye Health Literacy From Education to Action

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A Tripartite Initiative 6 months' pilot partnership with AIA Singapore to reach 100,000 vitality members, to increase eye health awareness....
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Journal Club
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Student Membership

Student Membership

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Student Membership $20 Membership Annual Fee Free pair of Crizal Eyezen lenses worth $280 upon new registration. T&C applies.Exclusive promotions,...
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e-AOC 2021

e-AOC 2021

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With the pandemic still in force and healthcare in the spotlight, it is also timely to focus on eye health...
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Diabetic Retinopathy: What you need to know

Diabetic Retinopathy: What you need to know

Eye Conditions
What is Diabetic Retinopathy? Normal Retina Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness in Singapore. It is...
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Contact Lenses: What you need to know

Contact Lenses: What you need to know

Contact Lenses & Solutions
CONTACT LENSES The Health Science Authority (HAS) of Singapore classifies contact lenses as medical devices. Only optometrists ad contact lens...
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Optometrist Seeing Red

Optometrist Seeing Red

Case Reports
Written by: Juanne Lee Pui Xin It is not just a matter of getting spectacles done. Your vision may be...
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Traditional Chinese Medicine in Dry Eye Syndrome

Traditional Chinese Medicine in Dry Eye Syndrome

Eye Conditions
Pat Lim,1, Wanwen Lan,4,6 Wei Qi Ping,2 Louis Tong.3,4,5,6 Affiliations: Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution, Singapore Beijing University of Chinese...
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Myopia Control & Specialty Contact Lens Updates

Myopia Control & Specialty Contact Lens Updates

Eye Conditions
Recently I've attended three different conferences ; one in Vegas USA - GSLS ( Global Specialty Lens Symposium ), one...
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Dry Eye – The Optometrist’s Perspective

Dry Eye – The Optometrist’s Perspective

Eye Conditions
Koh Lian Buck, BSc(Hons) Optom UK To the optometrist, Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) is probably the next most common problem...
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Common and uncommon ocular problem and disorders

Common and uncommon ocular problem and disorders

Case Reports
Most common and uncommon vision related problems and disorders can be identified without the aid of cutting-edge equipments in the...
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Hollenhorst Plaques

Hollenhorst Plaques

Eye Conditions
Peter G Swann Case Report: A fifty-year old Chinese male reported to our Clinic for a routine eye examination. He...
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A Case Of Decompensated Phoria

A Case Of Decompensated Phoria

Eye Conditions
Binocular diplopia is a complex condition involving the extra-ocular muscles and the oculo-motor(CNlll), trochlear (CNlV) and abducens (CNVl) cranial nerves....
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Oculocardiac, Vasovagal reflexes, and Contact Lens Wear

Oculocardiac, Vasovagal reflexes, and Contact Lens Wear

Contact Lenses & Solutions
For an optometrist, nothing is more horrified than his or her first-ever encounter of patient suddenly lost consciousness and collapsed...
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ERM – A personal experience

ERM – A personal experience

Eye Conditions
Aetiology and Risk factors Epiretinal membrane has also been termed as macular pucker, epimacular membrane, preretinal macular fibrosis, surface-wrinkling retinopathy....
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Nutritional Supplementation: AREDS > AREDS2 > Where are we going?

Nutritional Supplementation: AREDS > AREDS2 > Where are we going?

Eye Conditions
Ivan Y-F Leung1, BSc(Hons)Optom, PhD, FAAO Key Words: AREDS2, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, DHA, EPA1 University of Manchester, Singapore,FSI Optometry Degree Programme,Singapore...
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Cataract: What you need to know

Cataract: What you need to know

Eye Conditions
What is Cataract? Clear crystalline lens in normal eye Cataract is one of the most common causes of blur vision...
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Age-related Macular Degeneration: What you need to know

Age-related Macular Degeneration: What you need to know

Eye Conditions
What is AMD? Normal Retina The macula is the central part of the retina that is responsible for providing a...
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Student Membership

Student Membership $20 Membership Annual Fee Free pair of Crizal Eyezen lenses worth $280 upon new registration. T&C applies. Exclusive promotions, student ambassador exposure, volunteer opportunities, optometrists’ community network &

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Latest News
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e-AOC 2021

With the pandemic still in force and healthcare in the spotlight, it is also timely to focus on eye health matters, especially when myopia is on the rise with lockdowns

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Contact Lenses & Solutions
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Contact Lenses: What you need to know

CONTACT LENSES The Health Science Authority (HAS) of Singapore classifies contact lenses as medical devices. Only optometrists ad contact lens practitioners registered under the Optometrists & Opticians Board (OOB) are

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