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Dr Por Yong Ming

MBBS, FRCSEd, FRCS, MRCOphth, MMed
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Eye Surgeons @ Novena

38 IRRAWADDY ROAD
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#09 - 26/27/28/29 Singapore 329563
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About Dr Por Yong Ming

Specialisation

Consultant Eye Surgeon 

Subspecialisation 

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery 

at Ophthalmic Consultants at the Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore.

Training

  • Graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1997 with honours.
  • Ophthalmic training in the United Kingdom in 1999.
  • Trained at the renowned Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in the UK
  • Appointed as the registrar at the Singapore National Eye Centre in 2001
  • Finishing his training in ophthalmology in 2006
  • Trained as a fellow under Professor Donald Tan of the Singapore National Eye Centre in Cornea and External Eye Diseases as well as refractive surgery.
  • Became an expert in LASIK, Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) surgery, as well as corneal surgery including multiple forms of corneal transplantation such as anterior and posterior lamellar grafting.
  • Expertise also include areas such as phacoemulsification cataract surgery.

Overview

Congruent to his training in refractive surgery, Dr Por places pivotal signficance in the refractive outcomes of his cataract patients so that they do not need to wear spectacles after their cataract surgery. As a trained comprehensive ophthalmologist and with a lot of experience treating other eye diseases, Dr Por has published 24 papers in international journals and contributed chapters to textbooks on Ophthalmology. Dr Por is fluent in English, Malay Mandarin and the Chinese dialects of Hokkien and Teochew.

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  • MBBS
  • FRCSEd (Ophth)
  • FRCS (Glasg)
  • MRCOphth
  • MMed (Ophth)

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Cheries
28 Mar 2018 | Report
Went for a consultation with Dr Por due to dry eyes after lasik (from another clinic) and Dr Por was extremely patient and assuring. He loves to smile. Unlike other doctors, Dr Por took the time to answer your questions and was not rushed with the consultation at all. The procedure ...
Jacelyn
6 Jan 2018 | Report
My dad in law did his cataract surgery under Dr Por and for an elderly person with previous bad experience with other doctor; Dr Por came in so caring and reassuring to his question and needs put his heart at ease as he's been delaying his cataract surgery for the longest time ever....
emilywym
30 Mar 2018 | Report
I've just completed the trans-PRK Lasik procedure with Dr Por. From my initial enquiry on this DxD site, what really made a difference was how Dr Por replied to my enquiry personally and promptly answered my subsequent emails, never missing a single one. Am thankful for his patience and attention t...
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Does Blue LED Light In Facial Treatments Pose A Health Risk?
Does Blue LED Light In Facial Treatments Pose A Health Risk?

These days, you can find an assortment of facial treatments out there, many of which use various forms of technology to deal with acne, improve skin quality and manage scars according to severity.

Some may work better than others while some are considered dangerous and inauthentic options that aren't worth the risk.

Many medi-spas and salons provide blue LED lights as part of facial treatment. Many people, however, typically associate blue light from electronics like laptops or mobile phones with detriment to the skin.

So, what's the difference? Are there any harmful side effects? Dr Por Yong Ming, elaborated and here's what he said.

172 views 20 Feb 2019
Dry Eyes After LASIK Are Very Common. This Singaporean Eye Doctor Has Some Solutions For You
Dry Eyes After LASIK Are Very Common. This Singaporean Eye Doctor Has Some Solutions For You

Out of all the 5 basic senses you have, sight is considered as the most important sense. You perceive up to 80% of all impressions by means of your sight. Unfortunately, many of you take your eyesight for granted! A whooping 83% of young Singaporean adults are myopic. This is why LASIK surgery is so popular in Singapore. 

While a LASIK surgery can put an end to your short-sighteness, it also creates new problems such as dry eyes. DxD invited Dr Por Yong Ming, an experienced eye surgeon, to share his expert opinions on dry eyes after LASIK through a DxD Session

These are his best tips!

352 views 27 Nov 2018
Ask Dr Por Yong Ming: Dry Eyes & LASIK
Ask Dr Por Yong Ming: Dry Eyes & LASIK

Dry eyes is the most common complication after LASIK. However, did you know that LASIK itself often isn't the cause of dry eyes? Most of these patients already suffer from dry eyes even before their LASIK procedure. 

If you are considering LASIK but worried about suffering from dry eyes, join Dr Por Yong Ming as he hosts a QnA session where he answers all your questions on dry eyes and LASIK.

544 views 4 Sep 2018
7 Myopia Prevention Myths, Debunked
7 Myopia Prevention Myths, Debunked

By 2050, 5 million Singaporeans will be myopic. 15% of this group will have high myopia, which is defined as having a prescription above 500 degrees. It's associated with serious eye conditions, such as retinal detachment, cataracts and glaucoma.

Children who develop myopia by preschool or primary school are at an increased risk of high myopia in adulthood. The key to reducing high myopia is to delay early onset myopia in children.

1961 views 9 Feb 2018
Secrets To Myopia - An Eye Surgeon's Guide To Reducing Singapore's Problem Of Shortsightedness (2019)
Secrets To Myopia - An Eye Surgeon's Guide To Reducing Singapore's Problem Of Shortsightedness (2019)

Singapore has one of the world’s highest rates of myopia (or shortsightedness). We spend $311.5 million on prescription glasses each year.

More than HALF of us wear glasses by the time we are 12, compared to less than 20% for rest of the world.

Now here's the deal - the earlier in life you start becoming shortsighted, the higher your final spectacle degree tends to be. High myopia can give rise to other problems, such as an increased risk of retinal detachments, and an earlier onset of cataracts.

2836 views 31 May 2017
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Hi, whether you will get a good result from LASIK surgery depends on many things, such as the result from your previous strabismus surgery, the type of strabismus, your best possible vision and the presence or absence of amblyopia/lazy eye, and how high your astigmatism is. You m...
19 Apr 2019
Yes, the herpes viruses (such as herpes simplex and herpes zoster/chickenpox) viruses can occur in the eyes. Almost any part of the eye can be affected, including the eyelids, cornea, conjunctiva, sclera, and very rarely, the retina. The symptoms experienced depend very much o...
16 Apr 2019
The answer is the same whether you are asking about (eye) doctors or the general non-medical population. That is, that there are the other options of spectacles and contact lenses, and perhaps they feel just fine wearing glasses or contact lenses. Most non-doctors do not go for LA...
9 Apr 2019
If your myopia has really worsened recently, then no, you should not undergo LASIK. Otherwise there is a high risk of becoming myopic again shortly after your LASIK procedure. Note that there is a small margin of error when measuring spectacle power, due to factors such as subjective responses t...
5 Apr 2019
An eye cannot be myopic (shortsighted) and hyperopic (longsighted) at the same time. But an eye can be myopic and presbyopic at the same time. Hyperopia is not the same as presbyopia. Unfortunately, a lot of people get confused and call presbyopia longsightedness, whe...
26 Mar 2019
Cataract surgery is essentially lens replacement surgery. As such, by choosing the appropriate power of lens implant (based on calculations using parameters such as corneal curvature and eyeball length)...
30 Mar 2019
In the context of private hospitals, the situation in Singapore is as follows: Medisave can be used for surgeries/procedures performed for medical reasons and classified under the Ministry of Health's Table of Surgical Procedures. As such, Medisave can be used ...
22 Mar 2019
In general, any sudden deterioration in vision should prompt an urgent visit to an eye doctor. Even if blood had previously been found in the eye, there could be a new problem or the original problem could have gotten a lot worse. You should go to see an eye doctor as soon as ...
19 Mar 2019
Light sensitivity is a symptom that can have a number of different causes. Many things that disturb the surface of the eye, such as significant dryness or a corneal abrasion, can make oneself more sensitive to light than usual. Problems not directly associated with the eye can also cause light sen...
12 Mar 2019
Disclaimer: This answer is not a substitute for a consultation and examination. It refers to a diagnosis called 'subconjunctival haemorrhage', which may or may not apply in your case. A 'subconjunctival haemorrhage' occurs when there is bleeding under the thin outer layer (conjunctiva) of the eye. ...
4 Mar 2019
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Disclaimer: This answer is not a substitute for a consultation and examination. It refers to a diagnosis called 'subconjunctival haemorrhage', which may or may not apply in your case. A 'subconjunctival haemorrhage' occurs when there is bleeding under the thin outer layer (conjunctiva) of the eye. ...
4 Mar 2019
Eyelashes that grow inwards rather than outwards can indeed irritate the eye by rubbing it whenever the eyelid blinks or the eye moves. If that is the case, the offending eyelash can often be seen if you look closely at the mirror. Of course, that may not be easy if you are presbyopic/have Lao Hua....
4 Jan 2019
Hi, although you've sent a pretty good picture, it's a bit difficult to say for sure what it is based on the picture alone. One possibility, especially if it has been there for years with no change, is of a 'mole' or naevus. Assuming that it is a naevus, such lesions are harmless and represent onl...
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