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Eye floaters
Many people have asked me about floaters and whether there is any treatment for it. First of all, let us understand that floaters are very common. Almost 70-80% of individuals will experience floaters at some point in their lives. Does this mean that everyone with floaters needs to have their floaters treated? The answer to that is...
Vitrectomy
Other than cataract surgery, retinal surgery is another type of eye surgery that takes place relatively common and is rather critical for our vision. Why? Mainly because the retina houses all of our photoreceptors - vital cells that are responsible for our sight. Naturally, it seems important enough for us to know more about retinal surgery,...
Beautiful healthy eye
Through my years of seeing patients, I have come across many patients that have developed an epiretinal membrane. Without fail, almost all of them will express that they have never heard of an epiretinal membrane and are quite perplexed as to what it is, why they have it and what exactly is happening inside the eye. Hence,...
cataract surgery
A cataract is a condition that every one of us will get. This is especially true in a country like Singapore where life expectancy is so long! Chances are, the day will come when our elderly parents, or even us ourselves, will require a cataract surgery done. But when that time comes, do we go for bladeless? Or manual...
Doctor Claudine with child patient
Myopia or short-sightedness can be inherited by children with parents or grandparents that are short-sighted. For the longest time, we have been looking for ways to do away with our spectacles through LASIK and other refractive procedures. Personally, as an eye doctor, I strongly suggest focusing instead on how to slow down myopia rates in our children. Why let our eyes get...