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[CANCELLED] Health & Wellness - Keeping Your Eyes and Gut Healthy

Health and Wellness is a series of talks by medical specialists to help alumni better understand common medical conditions. Unravel medical jargon and debunk myths behind seemingly complicated diseases at these talks.

This session is organised in partnership with Farrer Park Hospital.

In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, this session has been cancelled.

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    23 Apr 2020
    7.30pm - 9.00pm
    NUS Alumni Relations
    Mr Samuel Tan
    6601 1317

    Event Details

    Dietary Practice and Your Gut - Keeping GI Symptoms Away
    Abdominal bloating, flatulence and irregular bowels are common symptoms of gastrointestinal (GI) problems. A simple dietary change can affect your bowel and change your gut microflora. Learn how your dietary pattern can affect your bowel and ways to keep your gut healthy.

    Dr Loh Poh Yen (Medicine '07)
    Dr Loh Poh Yen graduated from the University of Malaya in 1999, and came to Singapore in 2007 to pursue specialist training in both gastroenterology and advanced internal medicine. He is one of the few doctors accredited by Ministry of Health in two specialties – gastroenterology and internal medicine.

    He underwent further training in the management of advanced liver disease and liver transplantation at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, a leading hospital in living donor liver transplantation. He was a former consultant at Changi General Hospital before he joined private practice in 2017.

    What You Have Always Wanted to Ask Your Eye Doctor
    This talk will address common eye questions, like how to reduce myopia progression in children and the effect of blue light on the eye.

    Dr Joy Chan (Medicine '04)
    Dr Joy Chan is the Medical Director and Senior Consultant in International Eye Cataract Retina Centre at Farrer Park Medical Centre. She completed her Basic and Advanced Specialty Training at the Singapore National Eye Centre in 2011 and underwent fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive (Oculoplastic) Surgery at the National University Hospital from 2012 to 2013 and was awarded the Academic Medicine Development Award in 2013.

    She is a a skilled eye surgeon and has vast experience with a broad range of cataract surgery techniques and new technology such as femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and computer-assisted toric intraocular lens implantation.

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