An eye test can save your life

Modern medicine works by finding evidence to support one or more differential diagnosis at a particular point in time. Sometimes the evidence can come from seemingly unrelated parts of our body. The eye is unique in being the only organ in our body that allows [...]

By |November 5th, 2020|Media, Ophthalomology, Specialists-Ophthalmology|

Our Eyes, Our First Defence

As Singapore emerges from the “circuit breaker”, a measured approach and long-term plan for eye care to better prepare for possible future outbreaks should be considered SGSecure, a national campaign launched in Singapore four years ago for crisis preparedness has been a success in informing [...]

By |June 9th, 2020|Media, Ophthalomology, Specialists-Ophthalmology|

Singapore Medical Specialists Centre Breaks New Grounds In Vision Enhancement

One of the most common applications for lasers in the treatment of eye problems is in refractive correction. Due to its high safety and efficacy, laser vision correction for refractive errors has today become a mainstream approach. Providing freedom from glasses and contact lenses, it is sought after not [...]

By |March 27th, 2020|Media, Ophthalomology, Specialists-Ophthalmology|

Vision 20/20: viewing the world perfectly

AT the dawn of a year and decade, it is fitting to review and renew our goals. 2020 holds special meaning for everyone who appreciates the sense of sight and especially for me as an eye specialist. “20/20 vision” is medical parlance for normal or optimal visual sharpness: what [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Media, Ophthalomology, Specialists-Ophthalmology|

The evolving vision of cataract surgery

Intraocular Lens Surgery: Then and Now Many years ago, during a clinical Observership in Cataracts and Anterior Segment Reconstruction with Drs Osher and Snyder at the Cincinnati Eye Institute, one of America’s largest private eye centers, I was invited to co-author a chapter in the Textbook of Intraocular Lens [...]

By |June 15th, 2019|Specialists-Ophthalmology|

Set your sights on eating right

Set your sights on eating right Have you ever eaten “with your eyes”? The chances are yes.  Apart from odor and taste, the sight of food contributes significantly to our assessment and enjoyment of food.  In fact, the glamourised appearance of a particular food item often becomes the single [...]

By |March 2nd, 2019|Ophthalomology, Specialists-Ophthalmology|