Upcoming courses in June & July
Under the National Welfare Foundation’s Belayan programme, the Pink Champions Society Perak recently assisted 80 underprivileged breast cancer survivors in obtaining a free prosthesis and two bras, worth about RM900 per set. This project, organised in such a large scale for the first time by Pink Champions Society Perak and in conjunction with Mother’s Day, [...]
Ipoh Echo’s EYE HEALTH series continues with Consultant Eye Surgeon Dr S.S. GILL talking to us about EYE HERPES
A common kind of droopy eyelid seen in old age is called dermatochalasis. If you look carefully, you will find that no one is really spared from this as they age
Ever seen your older friends slowly begin to have droopy or sagging eyelids? Well this condition is fairly common in old age. It is called dermatochalasis and the eyelids appear to sag with excess “baggy” skin surrounding them.
Eye Health In conjunction with the recent World Glaucoma Week 2013, Ipoh Echo talks to Consultant Eye Surgeon Dr. S.S. Gill about this “SILENT THIEF OF SIGHT”. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that result in progressive damage of the optic nerve (the “main cable” that carries visual information from the [...]
Ipoh Echo’s Eye Health series continues with Consultant Eye Surgeon Dr S.S. Gill talking to us about The Twitching Eyelid.
KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital recently launched its Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) services and its new Home Nursing Services’ vehicle. The launch was officiated by President/Managing Director of KPJ Healthcare Berhad, Tn. Hj. Amiruddin Abdul Satar together with Advisor of KPJ Healthcare Berhad, Datin Paduka Siti Sa’diah Sheikh Bakir. The ESWL machine offers the latest [...]
Ipoh Echo’s Eye Health Series Continues with Consultant Eye Surgeon Dr S.S. Gill talking to us about The Twitching Eyelid. Twitching of the eyelid is a term for spasms of the eyelid muscles that occurs involuntarily. This is an annoying problem when it happens. Twitching of the eyelids and eyelid spasms are quite common. Most [...]
Cancer is one of the major causes of death in the world. Despite advancements in medical science, there is no cure for most cancers, unless they are detected early. Most deaths from cancer occur when it is discovered in the advanced stage, so it is important that we detect cancer very early on. However, how [...]
Taking medication for a particular illness or ailment may be necessary for some of us at some point in our lives. Some medication can result in side effects