Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle Conducts Refresher for Primary Eye Care Professionals

April 9th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Por Jia Yee Davina, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre It is crucial for primary eye care professionals to be familiar with common eye symptoms so as [...]

My Student Attachment at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

April 7th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Ciaran Chay Jie Wei, St. Andrew’s Junior College graduate I had the pleasure of engaging in a week-long attachment at the International Eye Cataract Retina Centre located [...]

Thoughts and Reflections on My Attachment at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

March 24th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Syafiq Asyraf Kusni, Masters Optometry Student, Queensland University of Technology, Australia ‘The eyes are the window to your soul.’ William Shakespeare meant it as a deeper insight [...]

Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle Lectures on Retinal Angiography to Optometry Students

February 26th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC Retinal angiography is the systematic study of blood vessels in the retina and the underlying deeper layer called choroid at the inner back [...]

Dr Joy Chan Kicks Off 2018 Campaign to Raise Awareness of Common Eye Conditions Among Medical Professionals and Public

February 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

By May Wong Ek Su, SIECRC Dr Joy Chan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre in Farrer Park Medical Centre and Singapore [...]

Reflections on My Attachment at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

February 12th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Tham Zhi Wen Winston, Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) Words are not enough to describe what the eyes see. I had the opportunity to spend two days at the [...]

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

February 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

By Ng Shu Yi, IECRC Glaucoma is a heterogenous group of eye disorders which causes damage to the optic nerve and permanently impairs vision. Left untreated, it [...]

Reflections on My Internship at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

January 31st, 2018|Categories: News|

By Ms Jessica Low Hui Chen, Dunman High School graduate I had the pleasure of engaging in a week-long internship at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre in Farrer [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Attends XEN User Group Meeting

December 29th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC The XEN Glaucoma Gel Implant is a new form of treatment for patients with glaucoma in Singapore. Following approval from Singapore’s Health [...]

Mediacorp Shoots New TV Series <118 Reunion> in International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

December 28th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC The popular Chinese TV series <118> and <118 II> by Mediacorp were aired between 2014 and 2017 over 473 episodes in total [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Wraps Up 2017 Continuing Professional Education Calendar with Final Activitiy of the Year for Primary Eye Care Professionals

December 26th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC According to the Ministry of Health’s Optometrists and Opticians Board (OOB), Continuing Professional Education (CPE) consists of educational activities that serve to [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Conducts Small Group Tutorial for Primary Eye Care Professionals

December 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Leanne Lee, IECRC Dr Au Eong Kah Guan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre in Farrer Park Medical Centre and [...]

Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle Attends Advisory Board Meeting on Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

December 5th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a unique subtype of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) associated with leakage of blood and fluid under [...]

International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Optometrists Update Themselves at Conference

November 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, IECRC As part of International Eye Cataract Retina Centre’s effort to continually improve the quality of medical care it provides to its patients, [...]

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan Shares Tips on Managing Common Eye Conditions with General Practitioners

November 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, IECRC The general practitioner (GP) is usually the first health care professional the general public consults for many medical problems. In the United [...]

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 [...]