Understanding Glaucoma, the Silent Thief of Sight (ENG)

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HILTON HOTEL

HILTON SINGAPORE, 581 ORCHARD

VISTA 1, LEVEL 3

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A public forum event in conjunction with the World Glaucoma Awareness Week

TOPIC: Understanding Glaucoma, the Silent Thief of Sight

DATE: Saturday, 2 March 2019

VENUE: Level 3, Vista Room, HILTON SINGAPORE, 581 ORCHARD ROAD, SINGAPORE, 238883, SINGAPORE

SPEAKER: Dr Kelvin Lee, Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Director of Glaucoma Services of Eagle Eye Centre

SCHEDULE:

  • 1.00 pm – 1.30 pm | Registration for the talk

  • 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm | Event proper - “Understanding Glaucoma, the Silent Thief of Sight”

  • 2.30 - END

  • 2.45 pm - Registration for Chinese Talk

SYNOPSIS:

Glaucoma accounts for up to 40% of irreversible blindness worldwide. It is often called the silent thief of sight as most patients have no symptoms until late in the disease. Find out how this potentially blinding disease can affect you and your family, understand the risk factors and also the latest treatments, including non-eyedrop and non-surgical procedures.

视力的无声窃贼 -了解青光眼风险青光眼是一种破坏视神经的潜在性致盲疾病. 本研讨会对青光眼的发展趋势,与其风险作进一步的了解并寻求有效的疗法,一旦发现有青光眼的症状,应告知你的家人. 因为涉及亲戚发生青光眼的风险也可能性增加,故鼓励全家作定期眼部检查。

Hotline or helpdesk: Call us at 6456 1000, whatsapp 9129 0001, or email to email@eagleeyecentre.com.sg

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Dr Kelvin Lee, Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Director of Glaucoma Services

Glaucoma Management, Lasers and Surgery, Cataract Surgery, LASIK, Presbyopia Treatment & Refractive Surgery

Dr Kelvin Lee is the Director of Glaucoma Services at Eagle Eye Centre (EEC) Singapore. He is an eye specialist and surgeon for Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology, sub-specializing in the management of Glaucoma, Cataract and Glaucoma surgeries. Dr Lee also performs implantable contact lens (ICL) and LASIK for the management of refractive errors and presbyopia.

As a Glaucoma sub-specialist, Dr Lee has managed many patients with glaucoma. Dr Lee performs glaucoma lasers (laser peripheral iridotomy, argon laser iridoplasty, selective laser trabeculoplasty [SLT] and transcleral cyclophotocoagulation [TCP]), as well as glaucoma surgeries - trabeculectomy, combined cataract and glaucoma surgeries and glaucoma tube implant surgeries.

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HILTON HOTEL

HILTON SINGAPORE, 581 ORCHARD

VISTA 1, LEVEL 3

Singapore, Singapore 238883

Singapore

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