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Cataract Surgery is THE most common surgical eye procedure performed in our adult population in Singapore. Since nobody is immune to cataract formation, and it is more likely than not that our parents or grandparents would need...
What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness in the eyes in Singapore. It is a disease characterized by pressure in your eye or progressive damage to the optic nerve,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Childhood myopia or short-sightedness in Singapore can be inherited by children with parents or grandparents that are short-sighted or have myopia. For the longest time, we have been looking for ways to do away with our spectacles or contact...