Stronger Together For Universal Eye Health with Focus Point on World Sight Day 2016

Our eyes is one of the 5 senses that plays the most important part in our life but sometime we take it for granted and neglect to care for it until its too late. So today we are going to share about the importance of our vision in conjunction with World Sight Day 2016 at Stronger Together For Universal Eye Health” by Focus Point. It is a fresh, unique and colorful twist to advocating eye and vision care amidst rising vision impairment and eye problem incidences in the country.

Stronger Together For Universal Eye Health with Focus Point on World Sight Day 2016


According to a recent media article, 54% out of every 1,000 Malaysians suffer from low-vision impairment owing to health defects as revealed by the Health Ministry’s National Optometry Services head Dr Nur Zahirah Husain. “Factors causing low-vision impairment include diseases like glaucoma, diabetes, age-related degeneration, cataracts, retinal disease and uncorrected refractive error,” said Dr Nur Zahirah. 

Mr Poo Guan Meng shared about the most “popular” eye issues according to different ages, nutrition tips, and practical ways to take care of one’s eyes daily

Focus Point’s Senior Manager Professional Services, with more than 17 years in the eye care industry, Mr Poo Guan Meng presented most “popular” eye issues according to different ages) nutrition tips, and practical ways to take care of one’s eyes daily.

Elizabeth Tan shared thoughts about vision care and how excelling in what you do and in life all start with a good vision

Music and social media sensation, Elizabeth Tan shared thoughts about vision care and how excelling in what you do and in life all start with a good vision, which in turn leads to a good life. 

The Creatif Academy of Global Art student shared their insights on vision care amongst youngsters today 

The Creatif Academy of Global Art was invited to help bring the theme “Universal Eye Health” to life by illustrating the importance of eye care on a global level. They also shared their insights on vision care amongst youngsters today amidst increasing vision problems amongst young Malaysians today. They received complimentary eye screenings and sun glasses from Focus Point. 


Creatif Academy students displayed hand-drawn art pieces of national flags to depict the Universal Eye Health theme. They were then joined by Dato’ Liaw to complete a painting of a globe within an eye to symbolize the launch.

Dato Liaw Choon Liang, CEO of Focus Point together with the students from The Creatif Academy of Global Art, Elizabeth Tan and Mr Poo Guan Meng at the launch of Stronger Together For Universal Eye Health on World Sight Day 2016

Dato Liaw Choon Liang, CEO of Focus Point said the company is committed to aiding the cause of eye and vision care on World Sight Day annually. “It’s the company’s philosophy to give back - which is why the company has started the Focus Point Caring Heart Charity Foundation with the motto "Caring Hearts – Together We Make A Difference" many years ago.

This year’s World Sight Day (WSD) theme is “Stronger Together” dovetails the company’s CSR vision of “Togetherness” to promote eye care is not a solo effort but everyone plays a part, from eye care professionals like ophthalmologists, optometrists, nurses, donors, patients, and family. 

Focus Point provides free eye checks with various high tech machines which can detect sophisticated eye problems

Focus Point is providing free eye checks with various high tech machines which can detect sophisticated eye problems. With every pair of eye wear purchased in the month of October Focus Point will be giving a pair of eye wear to the needy.


For more information about Stronger Together For Universal Eye Health with Focus Point on World Sight Day 2016, please visit Focus Point Website and Facebook Page

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