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Date/Time : 14th OCTOBER 2016, Friday 6.30PM-8.30PM
日期|时间： 2016年10月14日 星期五傍晚6时30分至8时30分
【Chinese session 华语讲座: 6.30 -7.30pm】
认识老年性黄斑变性：常面对的眼睛状况。 发病病因， 预防和治疗方法
6.30pm 华语讲座 登记
6.40pm 老年性黄斑变性专题教育讲座 - 郑渊泉医生
【English session 英语讲座 7.30-8.30pm】
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Common Ageing Eye Conditions
7.30pm Registration for English Forum
7.45pm Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Forum - Dr Jacob Cheng
8.10pm Q&A Session
Dr Jacob Cheng Yen Chuan
Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist
Director of Retinal Services and Vitreo-retinal Surgery
Vitreoretinal Surgery & Retinal Services, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Cataract Surgery, LASIK, Presbyopia Treatment & Refractive Surgery
Graduated with an MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore in 1995. He went on to specialise in the field of Ophthalmology and obtained the MMED (Ophth) in 2003 and postgraduate qualifications from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd).
He is a Consultant Surgeon in Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology and subspecialises in the field of Vitreoretinal Diseases. His main expertise is in the fields of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, inherited retinal disorders and diagnostic visual electrophysiology. He has also performed numerous advanced small incision cataract (phaco-refractive) surgeries with wavefront, toric and multifocal intraocular lenses, and femto-laser bladeless LASIK & Epi-LASIK procedures.
Dr Cheng also has special interest in electrophysiology, having trained with Professor Graham Holder at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has been invited to give lectures and teaching workshops at many meetings around the region on areas of medical retina and retinal imaging. Dr Cheng is also an adjunct research scientist with the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI), clinical teacher with the National University of Singapore (NUS) and part-time consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC).
He is involved in many pioneering research projects in drugs and in collaboration with many international institutions for research. He has also published in many peer-reviewed scientific papers. Recently, Dr Cheng was appointed into the Vitreo-retina subspecialty committee, College of Ophthalmologists and representative for Ophthalmology Mount Alvernia operation committee. He is also a member of the Mount Alvernia Medical Advisory Board.