11 October 2018 is World Sight Day

October 11th, 2018|Categories: News|

Dr Au Eong Kah Guan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and Farrer Park Medical Centre, Singapore [...]

Visit by Eye Specialists from China to International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore A team of eye specialists from China led by Professor Wang Yuangui, a senior ophthalmologist from Shenzhen, [...]

Dr Joy Chan Shares Tips on Preserving and Protecting Vision

August 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Bernice Phua Rui Yi, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore Based on a study done by Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) in 2015, 45% of respondents [...]

Severe Myopia is Associated with Higher Risks of Sight-threatening Eye Complications

August 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Por Jia Yee Davina, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore The prevalence of myopia in Singapore is among the highest in the world. Sixty-five percent of [...]

Mediacorp Shoots New Drama Series <带你去走走> in International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

August 13th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Por Jia Yee Davina, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore A new Chinese drama series <带你去走走> by Mediacorp will begin airing on 30 October 2018 [...]

Reflections on my Attachment at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

August 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Yap Weiliang, BSc, chemistry graduate I had the privilege to undergo a week-long attachment at International Eye Cataract Retina Centre where I had the opportunity to [...]

Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle Gives Guest Lecture on Diabetic Retinopathy to Pharmacists

August 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore Diabetes is now reaching epidemic proportions in many countries around the world. In Singapore, the prevalence [...]

Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle Shares Tips on Use of Digital Gadgets on Mediacorp Vasantham

August 6th, 2018|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore Digital gadgets are now ubiquitous. In fact, Singapore has one of the highest proportion of smartphone [...]

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, Singapore It is crucial for primary eye care professionals to be familiar with common eye symptoms so [...]

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, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore Retinal angiography is the systematic study of blood vessels in the retina and the underlying deeper layer called [...]

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, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore Glaucoma is a heterogenous group of eye disorders which causes damage to the optic nerve and [...]

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, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore The XEN Glaucoma Gel Implant is a new form of treatment for patients with glaucoma in [...]

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

December 28th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore The popular Chinese TV series and by Mediacorp were aired between 2014 and 2017 over 473 [...]

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, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore According to the Ministry of Health’s Optometrists and Opticians Board (OOB), Continuing Professional Education (CPE) consists [...]

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

December 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

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

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

December 5th, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a unique subtype of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) associated with [...]

International Eye Cataract Retina Centre Optometrists Update Themselves at Conference

November 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore As part of International Eye Cataract Retina Centre’s effort to continually improve the quality of medical [...]

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

November 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

By Chong Wee Hou, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore The general practitioner (GP) is usually the first health care professional the general public consults for [...]

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November 1st, 2017|Categories: News|

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

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, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore There is nothing more satisfying for health care professionals than to see the smile on the [...]

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, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore In conjunction with the nationwide Awareness of Macular Diseases Week (16-23 September 2017), a free public forum [...]

Dr Joy Chan Shares Management of Red Eye with Pharmacists

October 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

By Goh Jiah Ying, Optometrist, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, Singapore Dr Joy Chan, Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist from International Eye Cataract Retina Centre, gave a lecture [...]

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 [...]