Please note that this is not Singapore National Eye Center but a privately own professional eye clinic. Notice!

Hide
Show

Keratoconus

Keratoconus  is a degenerative disorder of the eye in which structural changes within the cornea cause it to thin and change to a more conical shape than its normal gradual curve. Keratoconus can cause substantial distortion of vision, with multiple images, streaking and sensitivity to ...

Categories:
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Refractive Surgery

Refractive eye surgery is any eye surgery used to improve the refractive state of the eye and decrease or eliminate dependency onglasses or contact lenses. This can include various methods of surgical remodeling of the cornea or cataract surgery. The most common methods today use excimer ...

Categories:
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Myopia

Myopia, commonly known as being nearsighted and shortsighted, is a condition of the eye where the light that comes in does not directly focus on the retina but in front of it. This causes the image that one sees when looking at a distant object to be out of focus, but in focus when looking at a c...

Categories:
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Implantable Contact Lens

Implantable collamer lens also known as Implantable Contact Lens or ICL, is a soft, flexible gel-lens used in refractive surgeries for the permanent correction of myopia (nearsightedness), made of a collagen copolymer material, named by combining “collagen” and “polymer”...

Categories:
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Intraocular Lens

An intraocular lens (IOL) is a lens implanted in the eye used to treat cataracts or myopia. The most common type of IOL for cataract treatment are known as pseudophakic IOLs which work by replacing the crystalline lens which has been clouded over by cataracts. The second type of IOL, more...

Categories:
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Eye Surgery

Eye surgery, also known as ocular surgery, is surgery performed on the eye or its adnexa, typically by an ophthalmologist.The eye is a fragile organ, and requires extreme care before, during, and after a surgical procedure. An expert eye surgeon is responsible for selecting the appropriate sur...

Categories:
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Lens

The crystalline lens is a transparent, biconvex structure in the eye that, along with the cornea, helps to refract light to be focused on the retina. The lens, by changing shape, functions to change the focal distance of the eye so that it can focus on objects at various distances, th...

Categories:
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is the removal of the natural lens of the eye (also called “crystalline lens“) that has developed an opacification, which is referred to as a cataract. Metabolic changes of the crystalline lens fibers over time lead to the development of the cataract and loss of tr...

Categories:
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Eye Floaters

Eye Floaters are deposits of various size, shape, consistency, refractive index, and motility within the eye’s vitreous humour, which is normally transparent. At a young age, the vitreous is transparent, but as one ages, imperfections gradually develop. The common type of floater, which is ...

Categories:
Posted on Jul 28, 2013

Cataract

cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. It is the most common cause of blindness and is conventionally treated with surgery. Visual loss occurs because opacification of the lens obstructs light from passing and being focused on to the retina at...

Categories:
Posted on Jul 28, 2013

Top