Eye care

by | November 29, 2018

Singapore National Eye Centre community event offers free eye screening and low-vision rehabilitation workshop.


At the 19th National Eye Care Day, Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) offered free eye screenings to participated aged 55 and above.

Themed “Eye Care for All”, Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) recently organised the 19th National Eye Care Day. Initiated in 2000, this annual community event promotes eye health among Singaporeans of all ages.

Besides SNEC, eye departments of Sengkang General Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National University Hospital as well as Jurong Medical Centre took part in offering free eye screening services at the respective hospitals. These free eye screenings, including diabetic eye screening, were offered to those aged 55 and above.

Members of the public with low-vision learnt how to better use their smart devices at a low-vision rehabilitation hands-on workshop, jointly organised by SNEC and Apple Singapore.

This year’s event also had a low-vision rehabilitation hands-on workshop jointly organised by SNEC and Apple Singapore on accessibility features for iPhone and iPad for participants with low-vision and caregivers.

The event was graced by Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health Amrin Amin.








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