COVID-19 Pandemic And Lockdown: Indirect Impact On Chronic Eye Diseases

COVID-19 Pandemic And Lockdown: Indirect Impact On Chronic Eye Diseases

The webinar on 17th March 2021 focuses on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on chronic eye diseases. In this webinar, Prof Dr Liza will share what happened to patients with chronic eye diseases during COVID-19 pandemic and what can healthcare personnel (HCP) do. 


Dr Tan Chai Keong is a Glaucoma subspecialty fellow working in Hospital Selayang, Ministry of Health Malaysia.

Panellist for this week:

Professor Dr Liza Sharmini Ahmad Tajudin is an ophthalmologist, and lecturer in Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. Her main research area is clinical and molecular research on glaucoma. She has nearly 20 years-experience in conducting clinical and molecular research and has completed 20 international, national and university research grants. She has published more than 100 manuscripts in various journals with nearly 1000 citations. She is also the senior consultant ophthalmologist and head of service for glaucoma in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia. She is vice president of Malaysian Glaucoma Society, committee member of Malaysian Society of Ophthalmology and member of Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology fellowship standing committee. She is also a member of Malaysia Society of Human Genetics (MSHG), Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society, College of Ophthalmologists (Malaysia), Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Asia Eye Genetic Consortium and Asia Pacific Eye Genetic Society. She is the founding editor for the Malaysian Journal of Ophthalmology and editorial board member of Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology and The Open Ophthalmology Journal.


We will share the link after the webinar 

How to join the webinar? Do I need to register?

No need to register. Just join us live on the designated day and time. 

There are 6 ways to watch the webinar live every Wednesday at 3:30 PM (GMT+8). You can join us live using your preferred social media account or one of the options below. Don't forget to use to ask questions. As usual our event code is #hcsmMY

How to get CPD points?

This is an ad hoc event. We will send you an e-certificate after you filled up the attendance form. You can use the e-certificate to claim CPD points under unscheduled CME/CPD in NSR CPD, MYCPD and MMA CPD.   

We will broadcast the online attendance form during the live webinar session. The link will also be posted on our Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Please double-check your email address before submitting. Any mistake in your email address, you will not get the certificate of attendance. 

Only those attended the webinar in real-time can get an e-certificate. 

I am a MMA member. How to claim ad hoc CPD point? 

For MMA members, please open the MMA app, click EVENTS (located on the bottom right hand side - refer to the image below). Then click MANUAL SUBMISSIONS. Then click create submission. Fill up the details and upload your certificate. 

This is a special session of live webinar in conjunction with World Glaucoma Week. This webinar is jointly organized by Institute for Clinical Research (ICR), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Malaysia Malaysian Glaucoma Society.