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Beautiful young woman
Cataract Surgery is THE most common surgical eye procedure performed in our adult population. Since nobody is immune to cataract formation, and it is more likely than not that our parents or grandparents would need cataract surgery at some point in their lives, it is probably in our best interest to know more about it. Here are the what, when, how and...
Eye examination
What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness in Singapore. It is a disease characterized by progressive damage to the optic nerve, which are made up of the nerve fibers that connect our eyes to our brain. Damage of the optic nerve leads to irreversible loss of our visual field, starting from peripheral field...
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,...