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Semester 6 students from the Faculty of Optometry and Vision Sciences at SEGi University, led by the esteemed Chief of Low Vision Clinic, Indira Madhavan, visited St Nicholas’ Home, Penang, on 26 April 2024. This visit, integral to their low vision curriculum, aimed to provide firsthand experience and understanding of the challenges and rehabilitation methods...
In an inspiring collaboration, SEGi University has partnered with the Rotary Club of USJ and Mah Sing Foundation to launch the “Gift of Sight 2024” initiative, reinforcing its commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, and SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals. The initiative began with...
On Saturday, 2 March 2024, final year students and staff from the Faculty of Optometry and Vision Sciences at SEGi University provided essential vision care services during a Medical Camp at the Children’s Training Centre. Organised by the Rotary Club of Bukit Kiara Sunrise, the event saw the SEGi team screening 172 participants for vision...
Fakhruddin Shamsheer Barodawala, a lecturer at the Faculty of Optometry and Vision Sciences (FOVS) at SEGi University, has recently been honoured with membership from the Gas Permeable Lens Institute (GPLI). This recognition is a testament to his commitment to advancing knowledge and expertise in the field of optometry.  The GPLI is a distinguished organisation dedicated...
The term “optometry” derives from the Greek words “Opsis” and “Metron,” with “Opsis” signifying “view” and “metron” translating to “measure.” In essence, optometry pertains to the measurement of vision. According to the World Council of Optometry (WCO), “Optometry is a healthcare profession that is autonomous, educated, and regulated (licensed/registered), and optometrists are the primary healthcare...
​About 20 students from the Faculty of Optometry, SEGi University Kota Damansara volunteered at the National Eye Health Awareness (NEHA) campaign, held on 7th September 2019, at Kuala Selangor. The students assisted in providing free eye examination to the public at Kampung Pasir Tuntong in an effort to raise awareness on the importance of having...
Our Optometry students at SEGi University can now experience the clinical, professional and business aspects of the Optometric Practice outside of the university environment, as SEGi formalised its collaboration with Mauritius’ Optometric practices with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 31st August 2019. ​ This MoU Signing was one of SEGi’s initiatives...

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