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Adzura Bt. Salam

Academic Qualification

  • Master of Surgery (Opthalmology) - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Dr - Bachelor Degree, Manipal International University
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - Bachelor Degree, Manipal International University

Adzura Bt. Salam (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Expert Profile

Adzura binti Salam obtained his MBBS from MAHE Manipal, M.S in Ophthalmology from UKM, and fellowship in Medical Retina from Bern University Inselspital, Switzerland. After graduated in 1997 she served as a house officer at Hospital Alor Star before served as Medical Officer at hospital Sik, Kedah from 1998 till 2000. In 2000, she perusing her Master in Ophthalmology as IIUM trainee lecturer and completed in 2005. She served as a full time lecturer at IIUM since 2005. In 2010, she went to Bern, Switzerland to complete one year fellowship in Medical Retina under Prof. Dr. Dr. Sebastian Wolf. Upon completed the fellowship she continue serves as senior lecturer in IIUM Ophthalmology Department.
Her interest is in diabetic retinopathy and retinal imaging. She published few articles on diabetic retinopathy and retina imaging in few journals and books including Handbook Of Biophotonics, Volume 2: Photonics For Health Care By Willey VCH and Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Acuity: Photoreceptor Loss. In: Optical Coherence Tomography by. Springer, New York
Presently Dr. Adzura is a senior lecture, Post Graduate Coordinator and Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Department of Ophthalmology, KOM of IIUM.

Area of Specialisation

  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Ophthalmology - Medical Retina

Teaching Responsibilities

INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT 1 2013/2014 2012/2013
OCULAR DISEASE 1 2013/2014 2012/2013
OPHTHALMOLOGY 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
PHASE I (YEAR 1) 2021/2022
PHASE II (YEAR 2) 2022/2023

Research Projects

2016 - 2020 Factor Influencing Decision and Support Available for Eye Screening Among Diabetes Patients in Kuantan, Pahang.
2016 - 2017 An Asian, Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled 14-week Study of DS-5565 in Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain Followed by A 52-week Open-Label Extension
2008 - IIUM Kuantan Eye Screening (IKES)
2011 - Present RU 2011 -IIUM Kuantan Eye Screening II- Relationship between retinal vessels diameter with optic disc parameter and retinal nerve fiber thickness.



2021 A cross-sectional study on factors influencing attendance to eye screening. Enfermería Clínica, 31 (Supplement 2) pp. S321-S325
2021 Attendance to eye screening from the eye of healthcare professionals: a qualitative finding. International Journal of Care Scholars, 4 (2) pp. 40-48
2020 Factor influencing decision for eye screening among diabetes patients: a review. Nursing & Healthcare International Journal, 4 (1) pp. 1-8
2016 Retinal vasculature fractal dimension measures vessel density. Current Eye Research, 41 (6) pp. 823-831
2013 Long-Term intraocular pressure changes in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration treated with Ranibizumab. Ophthalmologica, 229 (3) pp. 168-172
2011 Correlation of serum insulin like growth factor-I with retinopathy in Malaysian pregnant diabetics. International Journal Of Ophthalmology, 4 (1) pp. 69-72
2010 How SD-OCT is changing our view of DME. Retinal Physician, () pp. 1-7
2009 A mimicry of melioidosis by Klebsiella ozaenae infection. Malaysian Journal of Pathology, 31 (2) pp. 147-150
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 The outcome of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) with different tamponade material.. In: Conjoint Ophthalmology Scientific Conference 2020,
2021 Unilateral ischemic central retinal vein occlusion in a young healthy adult: a case report. In: Medical Research Symposium 2021,
2019 A cross sectional study on factors influencing attendance to eye screening. In: 4th International Conference on Global Health (ICGH) in conjunction with the 7th Asian International Conference in Humanized Health Care (AIC-HHC) 2019.,
2019 Auto-keratometer refractor- are they reliable?. In: 7th National Ocular Biometry Course (NOBC 2019),
2019 Nonproliferative and proliferative retinopathy. In: 11th Diabetes Complications Conference and Grand Rounds 2019,
2017 A study of factors influencing eye screening: Descriptive findings. In: Medical Research Symposium 2017,
2011 Association between foveal photoreceptor changes and visual acuity in diabetic macular edema : a spectral domain optical coherence tomography study. In: International Health Conference IIUM 2011 ,
Book Section

2012 Diabetic retinopathy. In: Wiley-VCH, ISBN: , pp. 645-660
2012 Diabetic retinopathy. In: Wiley-VCH, ISBN: , pp. 645-660
2012 Optical coherence tomography and visual acuity: photoreceptor loss . In: Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-27409-1, pp. 51-86
2012 Optical coherence tomography and visual acuity: photoreceptor loss . In: Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-27409-1, pp. 51-86