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Kid Having Her Eye Checked

Myopia in kids – is there a cure?

Myopia ( nearsightedness ) is becoming more prevalent in children around the world. Asia has been the epicentre of this myopia epidemic and the situation seems to have worsened during this Covid-19 pandemic when many school children are engaging in more online educational activities. As a parent, you might be wondering if there’s a cure […]

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What you need to know about Zika Virus and the Eye

The Zika Virus The Zika virus is a flavivirus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. It is related to the Dengue and West Nile virus. First identified in Uganda and French Polynesia, page it has spread to Brazil, and been associated with an epidemic of foetal abnormalities especially microcephaly (abnormally small head-to-brain structure). It has now been […]

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Complex Anterior Segment Surgery

This type of surgery is sometimes needed for the unfortunate few who have vision problems related to trauma, previous surgery, or congenital abnormalities. In some patients, the iris may have irregular shapes.   The iris is an important structure which determines the amount of light entering the light. An overly-large pupil will allow too much light […]

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Haze and your eyes

It’s been a while since Singapore has experienced a massive dose of Haze. As air quality worsens (as of Sep 14 2019) reported by the weatherman, here’s an article we wrote previously to help everyone combat the ill effects of the dreaded Haze. What is Haze? Haze comprises of visible large particulate matter ( PM10) […]

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