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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...
Mr. Fakhrudin Shamsheer Barodawala, a distinguished lecturer from the Faculty of Optometry and Vision Sciences at SEGi University, played a pivotal role as a facilitator in a workshop on Scleral Lenses. This insightful workshop, conducted in collaboration with Dr. Daddi Fadel, a Clinical Scientist at the Center for Ocular Research and Education (CORE), University of...
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...
SEGi University’s Faculty of Optometry and Vision Sciences lecturer, Fakhruddin Shamsheer Barodawala, took centre stage at the Focus Point 360 Advance Primary Eye Care (APEC) Roadshow held at Sunway Pyramid, LG2, Orange Concourse.  Barodawala, an authority in the field, shed light on the crucial role of a slit lamp examination in eye health and its...
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...
SEGi University’s Faculty of Optometry & Vision Sciences has again showcased its dedication to community service by participating in a medical camp arranged by the Rotary Club of Sentul. The event, held on 7 May 2023, was a health screening initiative designed to offer free eye examinations to the local community.  A group of 18...
SEGi University in Kota Damansara held an On-Site Eye Screening Project on 12 March 2023, in collaboration with Ti-Ratana and Soroptimist International Damansara.   The event aimed to provide free eye screening services to four children from the Myanmar Refugee Community Learning Centre (MRCLC) and 104 Ti-Ratana residents of mixed race. The screening was conducted by...
Ramai pengguna di seluruh dunia telah mengadopsi trend bulu mata palsu yang merangkumi 4 jenis iaitu; extensions, falsies, lifts/tints, dan growth serums. Walaubagaimanapun, keempat-empat kategori ini berkemungkinan besar akan menyebabkan komplikasi pada permukaan ocular dan bebola mata jika pemakainya tidak mengikuti langkah-langkah penjagaan mata yang baik. Siapa yang tidak mahukan bulu mata yang panjang kan?...
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