Join us with Ophthalmologist, Dr Daphne Han, and Optometrist, Ms Shirley Chau as we explore childhood Myopia — What causes it? Should I be worried? How do I treat it?
In Singapore, the prevalence of childhood myopia is one of the highest in the world. However, many people are not aware of the complications that come with untreated childhood myopia. For example, the earlier myopia develops, the higher the likelihood of developing high myopia and a host of other eye diseases when we are older.
Hence, management of childhood myopia is paramount!
This webinar will cover the important issues that surround Childhood Myopia. This includes:
1. What is childhood myopia?
2. How do I manage childhood myopia?
3. What treatment options are there for childhood myopia?
4. How do I choose the right treatment option?
5. What complications may arise from untreated childhood myopia?
About Dr Daphne Han
Dr Daphne Han is a Senior Consultant in Singapore Medical Specialists Centre and has been in ophthalmology practice since 1999. She manages eye diseases through all ages, with a special focus on cataract surgery, LASIK and its alternatives. She also manages myopia control, dry eyes, contact lens problems, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
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