Illustration of a human eye anatomy
The retina is an important part of our eye as it houses all the photoreceptors or light-sensitive cells that are responsible for absorbing light that enters our eyes and transmitting this information to our brain for interpretation. Without these cells, we would be unable to see under any circumstance. As the retina is irreplaceable, any damage to...
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...