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This is commonly asked in our clinic especially when a young person is noted to have an early cataract. Cataracts are a degenerative change of the human crystalline lens and occur as part of the normal ageing process. The same advice that your doctor normally gives you, namely a ...
13 Jan 2020
Dry eyes and chronic blepharitis do not cause trigeminal neuralgia. However, these conditions may exacerbate the symptoms. The main causes of trigeminal neuralgia include multiple sclerosis or compression of the ganglion due to a tumour. Effective treatments are known to incl...
9 Jan 2020
Seeing after images is a common physiological phenomenon when looking at a bright light source. This occurs due to bleaching of the cones in the eye. Normal cones in the retina regain their normal sensitivity within a period of 5 to 10 seconds. If you think your after-images are ...
9 Jan 2020
Most benign pigmented eye lesions including nevi, or complexion associated melanosis do not need treatment, except for observation for potential malignant change. There are several pigmented lesions that require closer follow-up and even diagnostic biopsy for potential ma...
9 Jan 2020
Intraocular pressure fluctuates with your diurnal rhythm (as does blood pressure), and with certain factors including exercise (just like blood pressure). Hence for example just like there is a blood pressure spike in the morning with a cortisol-surge, there is also a corres...
9 Jan 2020
Each glaucoma medication is prescribed at a certain frequency and recommended to be administered at certain times of the day. The rationale for this is to take into account the half-life of the drug in order to ensure that an effective dose of medication is consistently delivered t...
9 Jan 2020

A Comprehensive Guide To Cataract Surgery in Singapore: An Eye Doctor Explains (2020)

A Comprehensive Guide To Cataract Surgery in Singapore: An Eye Doctor Explains (2020)

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness, affecting millions of people globally.

Moreover, you're more likely to get them as you get older, so everyone should be informed about the condition! Read on to find out more about:

  • what a cataract is,
  • the 3 types of cataracts,
  • the common causes of cataracts,
  • the treatments available,
  • possible complications after surgery,
  • the costs of treatment.
880 views 8 Jan 2020

7 Eye Clinics in Singapore to Consider for LASIK (2020)

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7 Eye Clinics in Singapore to Consider for LASIK (2020)

LASIK seems to be one of the most searched eye procedures in Singapore. It's not surprising; Singaporeans have one of the highest incidence rates of myopia in the world -- 65% of our children are myopic by 12 years old and more than 80% of young adults are short-sighted.

As there are many LASIK providers in Singapore, it's not easy to decide who you should trust to correct your vision. So, we did exhaustive research to put together a list of providers in Singapore we think you should consider when getting LASIK.

After all, you can only have one stab at improving your vision, right?

929 views 3 Jan 2020
You may want to refer to these previous questions and answers: https://www.doctorxdentist.com/questions/what-are-the-risks-involved-in-doing-contact-sports-boxing-and-wrestling-after-an-icl-surgery https://www.doctorxdentist.com/questions/can-i-play-contact-sports-and-sw...
27 Dec 2019
Dry eyes are managed in a very similar way before or after cataract surgery. In the first instance, take regular breaks from prolonged reading or near work, and adjust the air conditioner to a warmer setting with low fan speed. In addition, using artificial tears regularly is ...
27 Dec 2019
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