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Muhammad Afzam Shah Bin Abdul Rahim

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Health Studies - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Plymouth - UK
  • Master of Health Science (Optometry) - Masters Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Optometry - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Muhammad Afzam Shah Bin Abdul Rahim (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


afzamshah@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Nursing ~ Heamatology - Ocular dimensions, Cornea and contact lenses, Orthokeratology.


Professional Membership


  • 2011 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Normal Member), Majlis Optik Malaysia, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia
  • 2018 - 2059: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Lifetime Member), Association of Malaysian Optometrists


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCE CONTACT LENS PRACTICE 2013/2014 2012/2013
ANTERIOR OCULAR PATHOLOGY 2020/2021
CASE CONFERENCE 1 2007/2008
CASE MANAGEMENT 1 2019/2020 2021/2022 2020/2021 2013/2014
CASE MANAGEMENT 2 2018/2019 2011/2012 2019/2020 2020/2021
CLINICAL OPTOMETRY 1 2010/2011 2009/2010 2007/2008 2006/2007 2013/2014 2011/2012 2012/2013
CLINICAL OPTOMETRY 2 2011/2012 2007/2008 2012/2013 2009/2010 2010/2011
CLINICAL OPTOMETRY 3 2012/2013 2013/2014 2011/2012
CONTACT LENS CLINIC 1 2018/2019 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014
CONTACT LENS CLINIC 2 2018/2019 2009/2010 2010/2011 2012/2013 2008/2009 2011/2012
CONTACT LENS CLINICS 1 2008/2009 2009/2010 2007/2008 2010/2011
CONTACT LENS PRACTICE 2010/2011 2020/2021 2011/2012 2006/2007 2012/2013 2008/2009 2009/2010 2007/2008
INTRO. TO PROFESSIONAL CONTACT LENS PRACTICE 2020/2021
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT 1 2010/2011 2019/2020 2020/2021
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT 2 2011/2012 2020/2021 2019/2020 2012/2013
OCULAR ANATOMY 2009/2010 2008/2009
OCULAR ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 1 2020/2021 2019/2020
OCULAR DISEASE 1 2009/2010
OCULAR DISEASE 2 2012/2013 2013/2014 2010/2011
OCULAR DISEASES 1 2007/2008
OCULAR DISEASES 2 2008/2009
OCULAR GENETICS 2019/2020
OCULAR PHYSIOLOGY 2012/2013 2010/2011 2009/2010
OPTICS 2010/2011
OPTICS FOR OPTOMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION 2009/2010
OPTOMETRIC EXAMINATION 2020/2021 2019/2020
OPTOMETRY CLINIC 1 2007/2008 2012/2013
OPTOMETRY CLINIC 2 2013/2014 2009/2010 2018/2019 2012/2013
OPTOMETRY CLINIC 3 2012/2013 2018/2019
POSTERIOR OCULAR PATHOLOGY 2020/2021
PRIMARY OPTOMETRY CLINIC 1 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020
PRIMARY OPTOMETRY CLINIC 2 2019/2020 2020/2021
PRIMARY OPTOMETRY CLINIC 3 2019/2020
PROFESSIONAL OPTOMETRY STUDIES 2019/2020 2020/2021
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 2018/2019
PROJECT 1 2010/2011 2008/2009
PROJECT 2 2010/2011 2008/2009 2009/2010
PUBLIC HEALTH OPTOMETRY 2019/2020 2020/2021 2009/2010
REFRACTIVE EXAMINATION 2020/2021
SPECIALIZATION CLINIC B 1 2020/2021 2019/2020 2021/2022
SPECIALIZATION CLINIC B 2 2019/2020 2020/2021 2021/2022
VISUAL OPTICS 2010/2011


Research Projects


Completed
2011 - 2013 The Performance of Crossed Monovision on Presbyopes
2011 - 2012 Use of Monolayer Cultured Rabbit Corneal Keratocytes for Screening the Safety of Eye Toner Solutions in Vitro: A Preliminary Analysis.
2009 - 2011 Tear Ferning Pattern: Effect of Gender and Menses
On-Going
2011 - Present RU 2011 -The Impact of Daylight Exposure Sensor Placement in Myopia Study among IIUM Kuantan Population
2011 - Present KVC Book Project 2011- Allied Health Sciences: Enhancing the Healthcare
2011 - Present Three Months Wear of Blincon Cosmetic Contact Lenses: Effect on Ocular Parameters and Psychological Assessment


Award & Recognition


19 Nov, 2020 Best Speaker - Asia Optometry Congress International
09 Oct, 2020 My Ulam Competition 2020 - Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences KCDIO
15 Apr, 2011 IRIEE 2011 Gold Medal - IRIEE, IIUM University
15 Apr, 2011 IRIEE 2011 - IRIEE, IIUM University


Publications


Article

2020 Effects of different types of primary pterygium on changes in oculovisual function = Jenis pterigium primari dan kesannya pada perubahan fungsi okulovisual). Sains Malaysiana, 49 (2) pp. 383-388
2020 Reliability of Pterygium Redness Grading Software (PRGS) in describing different types of primary pterygia based on appearance = Kebolehpercayaan Perisian Penggredan Kemerahan Pterigium (PRGS) dalam mengelaskan pelbagai jenis pterigium berdasarkan perawakan. Sains Malaysiana, 49 (5) pp. 1015-1020
2018 Investigating the influence of using smart devices on the ocular accommodative response. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 59 (9) pp.
2014 Smartphones: a menace to the eye-fact or fiction?. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 34 (6) pp. 689-689
2011 Ocular dimensions of young Malays in Malaysia(Dimensi Okular Remaja Melayu di Malaysia). Jurnal Sains Kesihatan Malaysia, 9 (1) pp. 35-39
2010 Tear ferning: effect of gender and menstrual cycle (Corak pempakisan air-mata: kesan jantina dan kitaran haid). Jurnal Sains Kesihatan Malaysia, supp. () pp. 176
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 The optometrist arsenal in myopia control management-a concise review. In: Virtual Asia Optometric Congress 2020,
2018 Effect of crowding on lag of accommodation in printed text at variable distances. In: NIOS OPTOMETRY CONFERENCE 2018 "Bridging Primary and Secondary Eye Care",
2012 Examining Islamic perspectives in five Allied Health disciplines in Scopus indexed journals. In: The Islamic Medical Association of North America Continuing Education,