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Topic: Diabetic Retinopathy

Speaker: A/Prof Caroline Chee/ Dr Yuen Yew Sen

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Presenters: Dr David Chen, Dr Trisha, Dr Blanche
Chair:Dr Xinyi , Prof Cheng Ching Yu


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Main Topic: Approach to sudden loss of vision
Sub Topic: Conditions such as retinal vein occlusions, retinal artery occlusions, flashes/floaters/ retinal detachment, vitreous haemorrhage, non-arteritic and arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy, optic neuritis, macular bleed


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Main Topic: An approach to dry/watery/Itchy eyes
Sub Topic: Conditions covered should include: dry eyes, blepharitis, meibomian gland dysfunction, allergic conjunctivitis, other causes of chronic conjunctivitis. An approach to epiphroa should also be included.


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Resident: Dr Catherina
Chairperson: Dr Stephanie Young
Discussants: Dr Ganga, Prof Clement



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Main Topic: An approach to the evaluation and management of the glaucoma patient
Sub Topic: Overview of glaucoma. Disc assesment, gonioscopy, HVF/OCT interpretation, glaucoma drops (indications, side-effects). Basics of lasers and glaucoma surgery (these will be covered in greater detail in subsequent lectures).


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Main Topic: Approach to double vision
Sub Topic: Monocular and binocular diplopia - includes cranial nerve palsies, myasthenia gravis etc.


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Chair Person: Prof Chew
Resident: Dr Maryanne
Discussant: Prof Chee, Dr Dawn, Dr Janice Lam


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Presenters: Dr Maryanne, Dr David Herdstadt, Preethi
Chair: Dr Victor, Dr Xinyi , Prof Cheng Ching Yu


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Main Topic: 1) Paediatric ophthalmic evaluation
2) An approach to refractive error in children
Sub Topic: 1) Basic history and examination in children, including assessment of vision, strabismus/ orthoptic
assessment. (Note: there is a subsequent session on orthoptic assessment).
2)Refractive errors and their role in amblyopia and strabismus
3)Prescribing glasses for children, with emphasis on myopia epidemiology, trials (ATOM), and
management of progressive myopia (atropine, orthokeratology etc)



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Main Topic: An approach to assessment of orbital conditions
Sub Topic: 1)Anatomy/Diagnosis/ imaging of the orbit
2)Diagnosis of orbital diseases- use of the CLOSE algorithm
3) Orbital surgery - indications, pre-operative planning, surgical approach, post operative
management
4)Management of the anophthalmic socket


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Presenter: Dr David Chen
Chair: Dr Anna Tan
Discussants: Dr Charmaine, Dr Vivien, Dr Janice Lam



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Main Topic: (1) Corneal imaging
2) Contact Lens
Sub Topic: 1)specular microscopy, ASOCT, confocal microscopy, topography (Orbscan, pentacam)
2)indications, types, complications, fitting


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Main Topic: Open angle glaucoma
Sub Topic: Primary open angle glaucoma and Normal tension Glaucoma, Evaluation of the Glaucoma Suspect


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Main Topic: Basics in neuro-ophthalmology
Sub Topic: History, examination and relevant investigations.


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Presenters: Dr Nicole, Dr Catherina, Weihan
Chair: Dr Victor, Dr Xinyi , Prof Cheng Ching Yu


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Main Topic: Cataracts - pre-operative assessment and considerations
Sub Topic: Anatomy, types, pathogenesis; Recognition of risk, pre-op assessment/counselling


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Presenter: Dr David Hernstadt
Chair: Dr Su Xinyi
Discussants: Dr George, Dr Janice Lam, Prof Caroline Chee



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Main Topic: Approach to common macular diseases I: cystoid macula oedema, drug induced maculopathies & macula telangiectasia; central serous chorioretinopathy, macular hole, epiretinal membrane & macular schisis


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Main Topic: Approach to uveitis
Sub Topic: Anterior and posterior uveitis, relevant investigations, principles of immunotherapy


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Chairperson: Dr Charmaine
Resident: Dr Nicole Chan
Discussants: Dr Hazel Lin, Dr Anna Tan



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Presenters: Dr Chin Sheng, Ivan Seah, Tina Shen, Dayna Yong
Chair: Dr Victor, Dr Xinyi , Prof Cheng Ching Yu


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Presenters: Oculo Fellow/ Dr Maryanne
Chair: Dr Ganga & Dr Steph



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Main topic: 1) Ocular infections in children
2)Shaken baby syndrome
Sub Topic: 1) ophthalmic neonatorum, paediatric preseptal/orbital cellulitis, dacrocystitis, keratitis
2) Ocular features of shaken baby syndrome


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Speaker: Ms Cheryl Guan, Divisional Director, Financial Lines Group healthcare, JLT


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Presenter: Dr Chris Lim
Chair: Dr Dawn Lim
Discussants: Prof Chew, Dr Loon, Dr Su Xinyi



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Main Topic: Angle closure glaucoma.
Sub Topic: PACG, PAC, PACS , management of acute primary angle glaucoma


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Main Topic: Understanding and management of common vascular conditions of the retina, including hypertensive retinopathy, ocular ischemia, Coat's disease, acquired retinal macroaneurysms


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Main Topic: 1) Corneal transplantation
2) Eye Banking
Sub Topic: Anterior lamellar keratoplasty, endothelial keratoplasty, penetrating keratoplasty. Indications (optical/ therapeutic/ tectonic), surgical techniques, post-operative management including complications.


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Main Topic: Evaluation and management of thyroid eye disease
Sub Topic: 1)Thyroid dysfunction and its management
2)Pathophysiology, assessment and medical management
3)Surgical management - the 3 steps


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