Ms Bernice Phua Rui Yi has been an optometrist with International Eye Cataract Retina Centre since April 2018 after she graduated from Singapore Polytechnic with a Diploma in Optometry. She gathered eye care experience in both clinical and retail settings during her course which included an industrial attachment programme before joining the clinic.
Bernice is passionate about all things eye-related. She is enthusiastic in diagnosing and managing eye conditions and in delivering the highest quality clinical care to her patients.
As co-ordinator of the centre’s Community Eye Health Programme, Bernice runs an outreach programme that organises eye health talks in the community to raise the awareness of the importance of regular eye screenings. She has also given an educational talk to school children on myopia and good eye health habits.
Bernice was the organising secretariat for the Singapore Primary Eye Care Symposium (SPECS) 2018, a major educational event for optometrists and opticians in Singapore.