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2012 
Date Staff Source Topics
31 Dec Miss Mabel Leung 
  • iKid
Long sightedness
12 Dec Prof. To Chi-ho
  • Science Magazine
PolyU research in health and other fields featured in “Science” supplement
15 Oct  Prof. Carly Lam   
  • RTHK Radio 
Protecting children's vision
12 Oct Prof. To Chi-ho  
  • Ming Pao Daily News 
The prospect of being an optometrist  
8 Oct Prof. Carly Lam   Myopia problem among school children 
4 Oct Dr. Andrew Lam   
  • Next Magazine 
Floaters 
17 Sep Miss Mabel Leung
  • iKid 
Cross-eye
12 Sep Dr. Do Chi-wai   
  • TVB Jade 
Sunglasses 
16 Aug Prof. Pauline Cho   
  • Hong Kong Economic Times 
Careful use of steroid eye drop  
16 Aug Mr. Peter Pang   
  • Oriental Daily News 
Careful use of steroid eye drop 
16 Aug Dr. Andrew Lam  
  • Hong Kong Daily News
Careful use of eye drop 
15 Aug Dr. Andrew Lam and Mr. Peter Pang 
  • Choice Magazine 
Over-the-counter eyedrops
12 Aug Dr. Allen Cheong
  • Commercial Radio Hong Kong
Choosing spectacles for the elderly 
11 Aug Dr. Do Chi-wai  
  • Mingpao Weekly 
Spectacles for the elderly 
19 Jul  Dr. Kee Chea-su   
  • TVB Jade 
Computer vision syndrome 
12 Jul Prof. Pauline Cho  
  • Metropop 
Eye protection during summer 
9 Jul  Dr. Kee Chea-su   Lens worn by computer workers 
5 Jul  Dr. Vincent Ng  
  • TVB Jade 
Wearing cosmetic contact lens 
27 Jun  Prof. Pauline Cho  
  • Ming Pao Daily News 
Abstain from the bad habits of wearing cosmetic contact lens 
25 Jun  Dr. Kee Chea-su   Astigmatism is common among Hong Kong people 
25 Jun Prof. To Chi-ho 
  • China Radio International
Why Are Young Asian Students More Susceptible to Myopia? 
22 Jun Prof. Pauline Cho 
  • Ming Pao Daily News 
Spot checking contact lens bought from consignment shops and Internet 
14 Jun  Mr. Peter Pang  
  • Next Magazine 
Eye diseases provoked by severe myopia  
5 May Prof. Carly Lam 
  • Ming Pao Daily News 
A possible cause of schoolchildren’s myopia problem 
1 May Prof. Pauline Cho 
  • V Magazine 
The myopia problem in children 
10 Apr Dr. Henry Chan  Difficulty in diagnosing glaucoma 
31 Mar Prof. Pauline Cho and 
Ms. Peggy Cheung
  • Phoenix TV 
Orthokeratology 
24 Mar Dr. Tang Wing-chun, Mr. Peter Pang and 
Dr. Rachel Chun 
  • Phoenix TV 
The Defocus Incorporated Soft Contact (DISC) Lens 
14 Mar Prof. Pauline Cho   
  • Eastweek 
Orthokeratology helping myopic children 
8 Mar  Dr. Larry Ng  
  • Next Magazine 
Eye check reveal hidden diseases 
1 Mar  Prof. Pauline Cho  
  • V Magazine 
Protecting the eyes of children 
17 Feb Mr. Peter Pang
  • Hong Kong Economic Times 
Viewing distance for big screen TV  
21 Jan  Prof. Pauline Cho 
  • South China Morning Post 
Mainland sees red over coloured contact lenses 
9 Jan  Prof. Pauline Cho  Effectiveness of orthokeratology in myopic control
2011
Date Staff Source Topics
10 Dec Dr. Do Chi-wai 
  • Ming Pao Weekly
Light pollution
4 Dec  Prof. Pauline Cho  The efficacies of contact lens disinfecting solutions against Acanthamoeba
18 Nov Dr. Kee Chea-su 
  • Wall Street Journal
How to make a spectacle of yourself in frames with no glass in them 
4 Nov  Prof. Pauline Cho 
  • Apple Daily
Comment on quality control of disposable contact lens 
4 Nov  Prof. Pauline Cho  Contamination risk of reusing daily disposable contact lenses
3 Nov  Dr. Vincent Ng 
  • Smart Parents
Myopia problems of children 
31 Oct 

Mr. Peter Pang and    Dr. Larry Ng

  • Sing Pao
Promote primary eye care for World Sight Day 
22 Oct  Mr. Peter Pang 
  • Ming Pao Weekly
Comprehensive eye examination for prevention of eye diseases
13 Oct  Prof. Pauline Cho 
  • Next Magazine
Importance of contact lens care 
13 Oct  Mr. Peter Pang 
  • am730
Promote primary eye care for World Sight Day 
12 Oct  Prof. To Chi-ho
  • Ming Pao Daily News
The effect of using iPad and smart phone on eye health
10 Oct 

Mr. Peter Pang and
Dr. Larry Ng

Promote primary eye care for World Sight Day 
9 Oct  Mr. Peter Pang and
Dr. Larry Ng
  • ATV Home
  • Now TV
  • Metro Radio
  • Sharp Daily
Promote primary eye care for World Sight Day 
7 Oct Prof. Pauline Cho
  • Sudden Weekly 
Importance of contact lens care 
29 Sep Dr. Kee Chea-su 
  • Phoenix Chinese Channel 
Properties of different lenses 
15 Sep Mr. Peter Pang 
  • Yellow Bus Light
A new era of childhood 
13 Aug Dr. Kee Chea-su  Test of swimming goggles 
11 Aug Miss Victoria Law
  • Apple Daily
Low vision rehabilitation service helps the visually impaired patients 
28 Jul  Dr. Henry Chan 
  • Sing Tao Daily
Spectacles convert standard 3D movies into 2D 
19 Jul  Dr. Kee Chea-su 
  • TVB Jade
Effect of halogen light on eyes 
11 Jul  Mr. Vincent Chui 
  • RTHK
Ophthalmic dispensing in the elderly
9 Jul  Ms. Bibianna Yu 
  • Ming Pao Weekly
Is 3D movie suitable for kids? 
21 Jun Prof. To Chi-ho
  • TVB Jade
A Novel Optical Method for Retarding Myopia Progression
31 May Dr. Allen Cheong PolyU and Squina "Loving Heart" further promote ocular health for Hong Kong elderly
17 May Prof. To Chi-ho and
Prof. Carly Lam

Grand Prize and Gold Medal with Jury's Commendation:
A Novel Optical Method for Retarding Myopia Progression

 

9 May Prof. Pauline Cho and
Dr. Larry Ng
  • TVB Jade
Ortho-k for myopia control
4 May Prof. Pauline Cho The importance of cleaning and drying the contact lens cases
12 Apr Mr. Vincent Chui 
  • Hong Kong Economic Times
Proper use of computer to relieve eyestrain
30 Mar Prof. George Woo Prof. Woo will continue to promote eye care after retirement
30 Mar Prof. George Woo PolyU extends collaboration with Citizen Football Club
26 Mar Prof. To Chi-ho and
Ms. Bibianna Yu
  • TVB Jade
The effect of using smart phone and iPad on children's eye health 
18 Mar

Prof. To Chi-ho and
Miss Rita Sum

  • Classified Post – Fuel
Keeping an eye on serious illnesses and common problems
15 Mar Dr.Kee Chea-su and  Mr. Roger Chiu
  • Choice Magazine
Presbyopia addition lenses
11 Mar Miss Rita Sum
  • Take Me Home
DM screening service provided by ICHC in Lai King
9 Mar Prof. Pauline Cho
  • Headline Daily
Subject recruitment for research on orthokeratology
Mar  Prof. George Woo
  • Australian Optometry
Woo retires as Hong Kong dean
6 Feb Prof. To Chi-ho 
  • TVB Jade
Prolonged exposure to the computer may affect students' eyesight
3 Feb Mr. Vincent Chui 
  • bbTV

The design of optical frames 

1 Feb Ms. Ronnie Huang
  • Hong Kong Economic Times

3D may affect the eye sight

31 Jan School of Optometry Timely access to appropriate eye care service is important for people with diabetes
30 Jan Miss Mabel Leung
  • TVB Jade
Eye care service in the Sik Sik Yuen - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Optometry Centre
23 Jan Miss Mabel Leung
  • TVB Jade
Eye care service in the Sik Sik Yuen - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Optometry Centre
2010
Date  Staff                         Source                           Topics
29 Dec School of Optometry
  • Sing Tao Daily
  • Ming Pao Daily News
Optometry students participate in the community service
26 Dec Dr. Chi-wai Do and
Dr.Chea-su Kee
  • Hong Kong Daily News
Effects of Lycium barbarum supplements on the progression of cataract
23 Dec Prof. Carly Lam
  • China Daily Hong Kong Edition
Screens accelerating vision impairment
2 Dec Dr. Larry Ng
  • Next Magazine
Diabetic retinopathy screening 
Dec Prof. Chi-ho To 
  • iKid
Read more easily
21Nov Dr. Larry Ng
  • Hong Kong Commercial Daily
Healthy contact lens wear campaign - cosmetic contact lens
20 Nov Prof. George Woo
  • Sing Pao
Appointments to the Hospital Authority
15 Oct  Miss Mavis Fung  Studies on diabetic retinopathy 
15 Oct Dr. Henry Chan
  • South China Morning Post
Sunglasses for driving
8 Oct  Dr. Andrew Lam 
  • TVB Jade
  • TVB Pearl
  • Hong Kong Broadband
  • CRHK
  • Metro Radio
  • On TV
  • Oriental Daily News
  • Apple Daily
  • Ming Pao Daily News
  • Hong Kong Economic Times
  • The Sun
  • Sing Pao
  • Sing Tao Daily 
  • Ta Kung Pao
  • Wen Wei Po
  • Hong Kong Commercial Daily
  • Hong Kong Daily News
  • Headline Daily
  • Metropolis Daily
  • am730
  • Epoch Times
  • The Standard
  • Yahoo! News
  • Google News
  • Sina News
  • Shuo Online
  • Macao Daily News 
Diabetes eye care  
6 Oct Dr. Henry Chan 
  • Sing Tao Daily
LED lighting 
1 Oct   School of Optometry 
  • Sik Sik Yuen Newsletter 
Eye care for the elderly and children 
1 Oct   Miss Mabel Leung 
  • Sik Sik Yuen Newsletter  
What is low vision?  
17 Sep Dr. Andrew Lam
  • Jump
Caree prospect of Optometry
8 Sep  Dr. Andrew Lam
  • TVB Jade
Prevent UV
4 Sep Ms. Ronnie Huang Diving device
1 Sep  School of Optometry  
  • V Magazine 
The 8th Hong Kong Optometric Conference  
24 Aug Prof. Maurice Yap and Mr. Vincent Chui 
  • Hong Kong Commercial Daily
Comprehensive eye check project for the elderly
23 Aug Dr. Pauline Cho
  • The Sun
  • Oriental Daily News
  • Ming Pao Daily News
Myopia problems for children
21 Aug

Prof. Maurice Yap and Mr. Vincent Chui 

  • Hong Kong Commercial Daily
  • Ming Pao Daily News
  • Oriental Daily News
  • Sing Pao
  • The Sun
  • Ta Kung Pao
Comprehensive eye check project for the elderly 
17 Aug Ms. Bibianna Yu
  • Ming Pao Daily News
Eye care for children
5 Aug Mr. Vincent Chui
  • TVB Jade
Prevent UV
29 Jul Dr. Allen Cheong
  • RTHK
The eye and vision in later life: falls and cataract
27 Jul Miss Victoria Law
  • i-CABLE
Size of the words 
22 Jul Miss Rita Sum
  • RTHK
The eye and vision in later life: diabetic eye care
20 Jul Dr. Vincent Ng
  • RTHK

Optometry

15 Jul Dr. Andrew Lam
  • RTHK
The eye and vision in later life: general ocular problems in the elderly
15 Jul  Prof. Greg Wu
  • Next Magazine
Treatment for presbyopia
8 Jul Dr. Vincent Ng
  • RTHK
The eye and vision in adulthood: high myopia and other retinal development problems
3 Jul School of Optometry
  • Ming Pao Daily News
Establishment of Institute of Active Ageing
1 Jul Mr. Vincent Chui
  • RTHK
The eye and vision in adulthood: drivers vision
24 Jun  Dr. Larry Ng
  • RTHK
The eye and vision in adulthood: vision at work 
17 Jun Miss Mabel Leung
  • RTHK
Vision from birth to childwood: teenage years (focus on myopia control and contact lens wear)
10 Jun Miss Ronnie Huang 
  • RTHK

Vision from birth to childwood: the early school years (focus on myopia and eye protection)

6  Jun Ms. Bibianna Yu
  • RTHK
3-D Vision
4 Jun Dr. Andrew Lam
  • RTHK
Optometry programme
3 Jun Ms. Bibianna Yu
  • RTHK
Vision from birth to childwood: the eye and vision from birth to 3 years old
29 May Dr. Vincent Ng
  • Ming Pao Weekly
Presbyopia
4 May Dr. Henry Chan
  • Sing Tao Daily
New technology for early diagnosis glaucoma
2 May Dr. Pauline Cho
  •  Ming Pao Daily News
Orthokeratology for myopia control
May Dr. Pauline Cho
  • Bausch & Lomb Boston Update
Overcoming contact lens compliance challenges
13 Apr Dr. Pauline Cho
  • Apple Daily
Lack of regulation for prescription of contact lenses
7 Apr Dr. Andrew Lam
  • We Love Hong Kong
Career dreamwork-Optometrists
1 Apr

Dr. Henry Chan and   Dr. Larry Ng

  •  Next Magazine
New technology for early diagnosis of glaucoma
16 Mar Dr. Andrew Lam
  • Oriental Daily
Good career prospect of Optometry graduates
21 Feb School of Optometry
  • Apple Daily
Prescription progressive lenses
18 Feb Ms. Ronnie Huang
  • ATV News
Those who suffer from strabismus may not be able to view the 3-D images
9 Feb Ms. Ronnie Huang
  • Ming Pao Weekly
3-D Vision
6 Feb Dr. Vincent Ng
  • TVB Jade
Sports vision training for Judoists
20 Jan School of Optometry 
  • Ta Kung Pao
  • Sing Tao Daily
  • Wen Wei Po
Community Service Learning Gold Award-vision screening project in Guangxi 
15 Jan Dr. Vincent Ng
  • Ta Kung Pao
PolyU experts help Hong Kong Juodist prepare for the 16th Asian Games
14 Jan    Dr. Vincent Ng  
  • Sing Tao Daily
  • Hong Kong Daily News
  • Hong Kong Commercial Daily
  • The Standard
  • Ming Po Daily News
  • Headline Daily
  • Wen Wei Po
  • am730      
PolyU experts help Hong Kong Juodist prepare for the 16th Asian Games
4 Jan Dr. Pauline Cho
  • Oriental Daily News 
Cosmetic contact lens