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.