This program will provide advanced training in the medical and surgical aspects of diseases of the ocular adnexae, orbit and lacrimal system.
There are also opportunities for exposure to peri-ocular aesthetic procedures and surgeries.
Fellowship positions are available at all tertiary institutions in Singapore - Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH), National University Hospital (NUH), Tan Tock Sing General Hospital (TTSH) and the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC).
Aspiring candidates are advised to contact the Training and Education Secretary of the Department of Ophthalmology for further details on the application process.
The duration of training is generally for one year.
The focus of the fellowship is on all clinical and surgical aspects for the speciality.
Fellows will encounter a wide-ranging spectrum of conditions in the Oculoplastics clinics.
The fellow is expected to be well-versed in all of the topics and skills listed below to play an active role in the delivery of care for the patients:
It is the responsibility of the fellow to review all patients daily on the ward and be involved in their day to day management. This also applies to the postoperative care of patients in which the fellow is a part of the surgical team and will contribute greatly to the fellows’ learning.
Call frequency and patients from the Accident and Emergency clinic. The fellow is the first port of call for all accident and emergency patients after hours every day. Together with the consultant, the fellow will be expected to perform the initial assessment and institute treatment for all acute cases.
The fellow will play a significant role in the following academic activities for the department:
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