November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November 1st, 2017|Categories: News|

By Dr Au Eong Kah Guan, IECRC Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes in short, is the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults. The Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Shares 8 Tips on Vision Health on World Sight Day 2017

October 31st, 2017|Categories: News|

By Olga Aprianti Lee, SIECRC World Sight Day is the most important advocacy and communications event on the eye health calendar. It is a time for eye [...]

Member of Parliament Thanks International Eye Cataract Retina Centre for Charity Cataract Surgeries for his Constituents

October 31st, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC There is nothing more satisfying for health care professionals than to see the smile on the face of a patient who has [...]

Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle Shares Tips on Management of Age-related Macular Degeneration with Fellow Ophthalmologists

October 27th, 2017|Categories: News|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist in Singapore International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, delivered a Continuing Medical [...]

International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Closes Awareness of Macular Diseases Week 2017 with a Free Public Forum

October 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

By Lee Hui Xin Leanne, IECRC In conjunction with the nationwide Awareness of Macular Diseases Week (16-23 September 2017), a free public forum on “Common Eye Conditions” was [...]

Dr Joy Chan Shares Management of Red Eye with Pharmacists

October 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC Dr Joy Chan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist from International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, gave a lecture on the “Management of Red [...]

Dr Joy Chan Keeps Herself Abreast of the Latest Advances at Annual Congress of ESCRS 2017

October 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC The European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) is a prestigious professional organisation that promotes research and education in the field of [...]

Summer Clinical Attachment at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre for Imperial College London Medical Student

September 28th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC Ms Daphne Chiew, a medical student from Imperial College London, spent a rewarding week at Singapore International Eye Cataract Centre in Mount Elizabeth [...]

Dr Joy Chan Gives Lecture to Fellow Surgeons at AOCMF Course 2017

September 28th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC The AOCMF is an international foundation that organises courses with the aim of educating surgeons from different fields around the globe on [...]

Optometrists Raise Fund For Patient Support Group During Awareness of Macular Diseases Week 2017

September 27th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Olga Aprianti Lee, SIECRC The Awareness of Macular Diseases Week 2017, a nationwide public health campaign, was officially launched in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital on 16 [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Chairs Continuing Medical Education Lecture at Farrer Park Hospital

September 7th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC Dr Au Eong Kah Guan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist from International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, chaired a Continuing Medical Education lecture [...]

Singapore International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Conducts Mandarin Public Forum to Raise Awareness of Common Age-related Eye Diseases

September 6th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC Singapore International Eye Cataract Retina Centre conducted a Mandarin public forum on “Common Age-related Eye Conditions” for residents of Spottiswoode Park on [...]

Dr Joy Chan Conducts Small Group Teaching for Optometrists and Opticians at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

September 5th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC Dr Joy Chan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, conducted a small group sharing session with optometrists [...]

Dr Joy Chan Shares Tips on Management of Red Eye with General Practitioners

September 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC “Red eye” is a general term commonly used to describe a red, irritated and bloodshot eye. The red colour is caused by [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Shares Current Management of Age-related Macular Degeneration with Doctors at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

August 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a potentially sight-threatening eye condition characterised by damage to the macula which is a small spot [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Chairs Symposium on “Advances in Computer-assisted Cataract Surgery” at One Farrer Hotel & Spa

August 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Cataract surgery is the most common major surgery performed in the world. The technique used for cataract surgery has been constantly [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Demonstrates Eye Examination Techniques to Ngee Ann Polytechnic Optometry Students

August 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC The retina is a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue that lines the inside back portion of our eyes. It is responsible for [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Gives Lecture on Cataract Surgery to Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma in Perioperative Nursing Students

July 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Do you know that cataract is the number one cause of blindness in the world? Cataract is also a significant cause [...]

Dr Joy Chan Raises Awareness on Potentially Blinding Eye Conditions at Forum in Spottiswoode Park

July 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Dr Joy Chan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, gave a talk titled "Cataract and [...]

An Eye-opening Experience for University of Adelaide Medical Student at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

July 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC Mr Ow Yeong Yu Xiang, a second year medical student from University of Adelaide, Australia, spent a fruitful day at International Eye Cataract [...]

Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle Shares Sight-saving Information at Farrer Park Hospital Public Forum

July 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

By Olga Aprianti Lee, SIECRC Good vision health is an important component of our general well-being. Potentially blinding eye conditions such as cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration [...]

Learning Experience for Raffles Institution Student at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

By Lee Hui Xin Leanne, IECRC Ms Sophia Kim, a Year 6 Raffles Institution student, completed a short clinical attachment at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre during [...]

International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Ophthalmologists Attend Macula Symposium in Singapore

June 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

By OIga Aprianti Lee, SIECRC The macula or macula lutea (from Latin macula, "spot" + lutea, "yellow") is an oval-shaped pigmented area in the centre of the retina, the light-sensitive layer lining [...]

Webinar on Electrophysiological Tests for the Eye at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

June 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC Visual electrophysiology is an objective, non-invasive test consisting of several techniques to record electrical signals emitted from the retina, optic nerve and [...]

Senior Eye Specialists Share Their Experience on Management of Common Eye Conditions at Free Public Forum

June 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

By Lee Hui Xin Leanne, IECRC Moving black spots, irregularly shaped lines, “clouds” or “flies” seen in one’s field of vision are called floaters. They are caused [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Attends ARIA IV Experts Meeting in Singapore

June 12th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Olga Aprianti Lee, SIECRC There is a growing body of literature that shows that eye inflammation and its related complications are important causes of visual loss [...]

Dr Joy Chan Gives Talk on Eye Health to Staff of National Heritage Board

June 8th, 2017|Categories: News|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Dr Joy Chan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist from International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, was invited by the National Heritage [...]

International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Optometrist Conducts Eye Screening in Children’s Home

June 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Lee Hui Xin Leanne, IECRC A number of conditions can affect children’s eyes and impair their visual development and subsequent quality of life. Two such common [...]

Hands-On Training on Low Vision Aids for International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Optometrists

June 1st, 2017|Categories: News|

By Lim Yun Chong, IECRC Low vision is partial visual loss that cannot be corrected by surgery, medication or regular glasses. Some major causes of low vision [...]

Book Donation to Singapore Primary Schools to Raise the Awareness of Lesser Known Dangers of Cigarette Smoking

May 30th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Olga Aprianti Lee, SIECRC The harmful health effects from cigarette smoking such as lung cancer and heart attack are relatively well-known. However, other adverse effects of [...]

Singapore International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Conducts Small Group Clinical Tutorial for Optometrists and Opticians

May 27th, 2017|Categories: News|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC A small group of optometrists and opticians joined the clinical staff of Singapore International Eye Cataract Retina Centre at Mount Elizabeth [...]

Senior Ophthalmologists Highlight Common Conditions in the Ageing Eye at Public Forum

May 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC Like the rest of our body, the eye deteriorates in health as we age, increasing the risk of eye diseases that may [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Shares His Experience on Treating Dry Eye and Blepharitis with Doctors at Farrer Park Hospital

May 20th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC A Continuing Medical Education lecture for medical doctors was given by Dr Au Eong Kah Guan, Medical Director & Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist [...]

Dr Joy Chan Shares Her Experience on Treating Watery Eyes with Doctors at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

April 26th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC A Continuing Medical Education talk for medical doctors titled “A Clinical Approach to Tearing” was conducted at Mount Elizabeth Hospital on 21 [...]

Raising Public Awareness of Common Eye Conditions to Reduce the Burden of Blindness in the Community

April 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC A free Public Eye Forum was organised at the TK Low Academic Specialist Centre in Farrer Park Hospital by International Eye Cataract Retina [...]

Farrer Park Hospital Conducts Advanced Cataract Surgery Training for Operating Theatre Nurses

April 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC Farrer Park Hospital (FPH) and Carl Zeiss Pte Ltd jointly conducted a Zeiss Cataract Suite Certification Workshop for Nurses on Saturday, 25 [...]

Eye Surgeons Conduct Public Forum To Raise Awareness Of Common Eye Conditions

July 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|

As part of its effort to raise the awareness of blinding eye diseases, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre organised a free public forum on Saturday, 12 November [...]