Doctor Claudine with child patient
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 lenses through LASIK and other refractive procedures. Personally, as an eye doctor, I strongly suggest focusing instead on how to slow...
Illustration of a gene cell
Myopia or short-sightedness has been a growing concern globally as the prevalence of myopia has been on the rise. It is predicted that half of the world’s population (five billion people) will be myopic by 2050, of which approximately one billion are at risk of sight threatening eye conditions. Singapore has projected that approximately half the population...