|Time||2.00 - 4.00 PM (Lunch will be served between 1.00 - 2.00 PM)|
|Venue||NUHS Tower Block Auditorium
Level 1, 1E Kent Ridge Road Singapore 119228 - via South Buona Vista Road
Please refer to the attached Directional Guide to NUHS Tower Block Auditorium.
GPs may park your cars at the NUHS Tower Block.
|Department||Dept of Ophthalmology|
|Speakers||Prof Wong Tien Yin, Clin. A/Prof Caroline Chee|
|Synopsis of Event||
With an aging population, the most common causes of blindness are retinal diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment and retinal vein occlusions.
This GP talk aims to provide a perspective on recent developments in the approach to common retinal diseases and the latest guidelines and recommendations for the management of these medical and surgical conditions.
1. Diabetic Retinopathy - New Understanding of Treatments
2. Floaters, Flashes and Retinal Detachment
3. What’s New in Retinal Surgery?
4. Retinal Vein Occlusion
1) To understand the basic presentation and signs of common retinal diseases - including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment and retinal vein occlusions
2) Provide an update on current treatment of common retinal diseases
|Contact Person||Ms Zanda Chiang|