In a significant collaboration between academia and industry, Mr. Fakhrudin Shamsheer Barodawala, a respected lecturer at the Faculty of Optometry and Vision Sciences, SEGi University, shared his expertise at the Focus Point Optician Symposium 2023. The symposium, hosted by Focus Point Vision Care Group Sdn Bhd, served as a platform for over 50 opticians from across the country to delve into the nuanced realm of eye changes induced by contact lens wear.
Mr. Fakhrudin Shamsheer Barodawala’s invitation to deliver a talk at the symposium underscored his standing as a knowledgeable authority in the field of optometry. His presentation focused on the intricacies of the changes that occur in the eyes due to contact lens wear. With a keen emphasis on understanding the physiological transformations and potential challenges associated with prolonged contact lens usage, Mr. Barodawala provided valuable insights for opticians to enhance their professional understanding.
Held on the 21st and 22nd of November 2023, the Focus Point Optician Symposium was a two-day event hosted at the prestigious Tropicana Golf & Country Resort. The symposium attracted more than 50 opticians, each seeking to augment their knowledge and stay abreast of the latest developments in the dynamic field of optometry. The event was a testament to Focus Point Vision Care Group Sdn Bhd’s commitment to fostering continuous learning and professional growth within the optician community.
The collaboration between SEGi University and Focus Point Vision Care Group exemplifies the synergy achievable when academia and industry join forces. By bringing a seasoned lecturer like Mr. Fakhrudin Shamsheer Barodawala to share insights and research findings, the symposium succeeded in bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application in the field of optometry.
- Date: November 21, 2023
- Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Venue: Tropicana Golf & Country Resort
- Organizer: Focus Point Vision Care Group Sdn Bhd
In conclusion, the Focus Point Optician Symposium 2023, enriched by Mr. Fakhrudin Shamsheer Barodawala’s talk, stands as a commendable initiative in advancing the professional discourse within the optician community. As SEGi University continues to play a pivotal role in nurturing competent professionals, such collaborations reaffirm the institution’s commitment to providing students and faculty with opportunities to contribute to and benefit from the broader professional landscape.