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Managing Myopia From Young Till Old

Topic:Applied & Health Sciences

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

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  • Time:

    7 hours / 1 day
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  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore has one of the highest incident rates of myopia, which is often handled by Optometrists and Opticians. Therefore, it is important for them to be updated with the latest evidence-based myopia management options through case-based learning to enhance the care provided to their patients.

This course is clinically relevant to the eye care industry and it will further assist the eye care practitioners to provide evidence-based care in line with Optometrist and Optician Board (OOB) practice guidelines.

Course Objective

The objective of the course is to provide practical insight and hands on workshop into myopia management for all ages. This will help Optometrists and Opticians to further enhance the care that is provided to patients with myopia.

Course Outline

• Overview of the epidemic: Myopia
Myopia Complication

• Myopia Control Strategies
Tips on conducting examination for children

• Case Studies on myopia control and myopia complication

• Workshop 1: Retinoscopy Workshop

• Workshop 2: Case based interactive session (Adult)

• Workshop 3: Case based interactive session (Child)

• Workshop 4: Clinical assessment of children Workshop

• Roundtable Discussion on Myopia Management

Minimum Requirements

Registered Optometrists or Opticians OOB

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Optometrists and Opticians

Course Fees

Full Course Fees (before GST): $220.00

Applicants/Eligibility NSA Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above $110.00 $17.60 $127.60
Singapore Citizens aged below 50, Singapore Permanent Residents, LTVP+ Holders and Others $0.00 $17.60 $237.60

*As per Council for Third Age’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on prevailing GST rate of full course fees (before GST). As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. 

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

Funding Incentives

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Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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