A Vision for the Future: Fighting Myopia in Singapore

Published On: 18 March 2022

Prof Saw Seang Mei

Wallace Foulds Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
Head, Myopia Unit, Singapore Eye Research Institute
Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS

Myopia or nearsightedness is a worldwide public health burden, with its increasing prevalence in developed countries like Singapore.

Preventive measures are necessary for each step of myopia progression toward vision loss. Approaches to prevent myopia-related blindness should therefore attempt to prevent or delay the onset of myopia among children.

  • Myopia in Singapore and the world

  • What we have learnt about myopia from GUSTO

  • New findings on myopia from the Singapore study, SCORM

  • Advice for children with myopia

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