The Faculty of Health Sciences Conducts Eye Examination at Pusanika-UKM
Writer: Zhang Chuqiu
Editor: Chen Weiyu
BANGI, 2 June - The Faculty of Health Sciences (FSK) of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) conducted an Eye Examination in Pusanika Building, UKM. The staffs and students from the FSK are there to help other students with Eye Examinations.
The annual vision examination of the School of Health Sciences has been held for several years. According to the World Vision Report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2020, at least 2.2 billion people worldwide have near or far vision impairment, of which at least 1 billion have had vision damage. Prevention may need to be solved. Therefore, the staffs and students of FSK are very concerned about this activity.
Vision testing is divided into many departments, some test for color blindness and color weakness, and some simply test vision. This faculty has invited excellent ophthalmologists to examine and advise students to protect their eye health.
The staffs and students of FSK provide eye care suitable for all ages, provide professional guidance on all problems, and provide auxiliary equipment to relieve eye fatigue.
Because this activity can only be provided to mainstream students for the time being, Huang Lili, a Malaysian Chinese student from the Faculty of Economics and Management (FEP) who is undergoing a vision examination, said: “I think this activity is carried out very well. It can provide us with a free vision protection examination, so that we can better use our eyes correctly.”
(The scene of vision examination. Photo by Zhang Chuqiu)
Li Jia, another Malaysian Chinese student from FSK, said, “I think this activity is very necessary. We can collect the treatment plan designed by the questionnaire through organize this activity, and at the same time, we can better increase our practical experience, so that everyone can understand the importance of the eyes together.” He is one of the planners who organism this event.
In addition to free examinations and services, there are also some clinical services outside the university, such as mobile optometry clinics, making fake eyes and other additional paid services, which can provide additional discounts to students.
“A few years ago, my eyes were seriously injured because of some accidents, and I don't know how to solve it myself. Fortunately, the college has provided some hospital clinics for me to seek more professional help. I'm so happy,” A student from FEP, Ma Xiyi said.
This eye examination activity of FSK has gathered experts in eye problem services from all walks of life in Malaysia, which is very helpful to let students know their eye problems clearly and the importance of healthy eyes was also publicized.