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Noor Ezailina Binti Badarudin

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D (Optometry) - Doctor of Philosophy, University of South Wales, Australia
  • Dr - Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales
  • Master of Health Science (Optometry) - Masters Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Optometry - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Noor Ezailina Binti Badarudin (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Expert Profile

Noor Ezailina Bt Badarudin obtained her BSc (Hon) and MSc (Health Science), both in Optometry, from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Upon completion of her MSc, she has been appointed as a lecturer and optometry consultant at the International University College Of Technology Twintech (IUCTT), a part-time lecturer at the Optometry Program, Faculty of Health Science MARA University of Technology Malaysia as well as an external clinical supervisor for the optometry clinic at the Optometry Department, Faculty of Allied Health Science, UKM.

Prior to lecturing, she served at CIMA optical Centre / Top Vision Optical Centre as an optometry consultant which is a panel optometry centre for the Malaysian Ministry of Defence.
In the research field, her PhD thesis project was on the effect of sex hormones on the ocular surface sensitivity, dry eye symptoms and signs in postmenopausal women. During her PhD candidature, she was given the task of supervising Honours and Master students to conduct research projects on dry eye at the School Of Optometry and Vision Science UNSW (2013-2014). She has received a Student Travel Award from the International Society for Contact Lens Research (ISCLR) during the 17th Scientific Meeting of the Society in Kyoto, Japan (2013).
She has been appointed as the Head of Department of the Optometry and Visual Science IIUM since September 2015 till December 2017. She is an Assistant Professor at the Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences and currently teaching courses related to contact lens and public health at her department. Her first Masters student (international) has graduated within 4 semesters (graduate on time) with a Masters in Health Science from IIUM in 2016 and her second Master student who conducted a study on diabetics and dry eye graduated in 2018. She has co-authored ISI Q1 journals which include Optometry and Vision Science, Clinical Experimental Optometry and Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. She has been invited to be on board of studies for the Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) program at the school of optometry UCSI Kuala Lumpur. She is also a member of the Conjoint Contact Lens Committee, apart from chairing a committee of “Jawatankuasa Penilaian Bagi Kelayakan Yang Tiada Dalam Jadual (JK PQA)” of the Malaysian Optical Council of Ministry of Health (2016-2017). She has also been appointed by IIUM KCA as an internal auditor for ISO 9001:2015 (2018 &2019).

Area of Specialisation

  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Optometry ~ Clinical Contact Lens Care - conventional contact lens
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Optometry ~ Clinical Optometry - Dry eye, geriatric endocrinology

Professional Membership

  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Life time member), Association of Malaysian Optometrists

Teaching Responsibilities

ADVANCE CONTACT LENS PRACTICE 2018/2019 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017
CASE MANAGEMENT 1 2015/2016 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017
CASE MANAGEMENT 2 2017/2018 2018/2019 2015/2016 2020/2021 2014/2015 2019/2020 2016/2017
CLINICAL OPTOMETRY 1 2016/2017 2015/2016
CLINICAL OPTOMETRY 2 2015/2016 2014/2015
CLINICAL OPTOMETRY 3 2015/2016 2016/2017 2014/2015
CONTACT LENS CLINIC 1 2015/2016 2014/2015 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
CONTACT LENS CLINIC 2 2014/2015 2017/2018 2015/2016 2016/2017 2018/2019
CONTACT LENS PRACTICE 2017/2018 2015/2016 2018/2019 2014/2015 2016/2017 2020/2021 2019/2020 2021/2022
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT 1 2020/2021 2014/2015 2017/2018 2015/2016 2016/2017 2019/2020
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT 2 2018/2019 2020/2021 2019/2020 2016/2017 2015/2016
OCULAR ANATOMY 2015/2016 2014/2015
OCULAR ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 1 2020/2021 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
OCULAR DISEASE 2 2015/2016 2014/2015
OCULAR GENETICS 2018/2019 2019/2020 2017/2018 2020/2021
OCULAR PHYSIOLOGY 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
POSTERIOR OCULAR PATHOLOGY 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020
PRIMARY OPTOMETRY CLINIC 1 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
PRIMARY OPTOMETRY CLINIC 2 2019/2020 2020/2021
PUBLIC HEALTH OPTOMETRY 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
SPECIALIZATION CLINIC B 1 2020/2021 2019/2020
SPECIALIZATION CLINIC B 2 2019/2020 2020/2021

Research Projects

2015 - 2018 The Influence of Blood Sugar Level on Visual Functions and Ocular Surface Changes in Diabetes in School Children

Award & Recognition

17 Sep, 2017 3rd place of poster presenters in the 7th Conjoint Ophthalmology Scientific Conference (COSC 2017) - Others National



2021 A systematic review on prevalence, risk factors, clinical diagnosis and medical management of dry eye disease in the Arab population. African Vision Eye Health, 80 (1) pp. 1-7
2019 Comparison of surgically induced astigmatism (SIA) values using three Holladay incorporated method SIA calculators. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1366 () pp. 1-6
2018 Changes in contrast sensitivity in young adults with diabetes. Makara Journal of Health Research, 22 (1) pp. 22-26
2018 Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan students. International Journal Of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (3) pp. 499-506
2018 Prevalence and risk factors of dry eye disease in Kuantan, Malaysia. Makara Journal of Health Research, 22 (1) pp. 27-33
2018 The compilation of Qur’anic verses (juz 1 -15) and hadiths of Sahih Bukhari related to visual function. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (3) pp. 399-407
2018 The compilation of Qur’anic verses (juz 16 -30) and hadiths of sahih Muslim related to visual function. Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia., 2 (3) pp. 417-425
2018 The influence of blood glucose level on tear break up time among young adults with diabetes. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 2 (3) pp. 392-398
2016 Comparison of dry eye parameters between diabetics and non-diabetics in district of Kuantan, Pahang. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 23 (3) pp. 72-77
2016 Does endogenous serum oestrogen play a role in meibomian gland dysfunction in postmenopausal women with dry eye?. British Journal of Ophthalmology, () pp.
2016 The effects of transdermal testosterone and oestrogen therapy on dry eye in postmenopausal women: a randomised, placebo-controlled, pilot study. British Journal of Ophthalmology, () pp.
2015 Determinants of ocular symptoms in postmenopausal women with dry eye. Investigative Ophthalmology &; Visual Science,, 56 (7) pp. 4473-4473
2015 Ocular surface sensitivity repeatability with cochet-bonnet aesthesiometer. Optometry and Vision Science, 92 (2) pp. 183-189
2013 Dry eye symptoms and plasma hormone levels - A pilot study. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 36 (Supplement 2) pp. e7-e7
2013 Is there a relationship between ocular discomfort and circulating plasma levels of sex hormones? Preliminary findings. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 54 (15) pp. 969-969
Conference or Workshop Item

2018 Scleral lens in dry eye treatment. In: First International Conference of Health Sciences (ICHS-I),
2018 Sex hormones and dry eye. In: 3rd Ophthalmology Optometry Conference 2018 (OOC2018),
2017 The validation of Bahasa Malaysia translated OSDI. In: 7th Conjoint Ophthalmology Scientific Conference (COSC 2017),
2016 Compilation of Quranic verses related to visual function. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation: Focus on Medical and Healthcare Science (2WCII 2016),
2016 The benefits of lowering the gaze in Optometry. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation: Focus On Medical and Health Care Sciences,