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What is the angle, and what is a narrow angle?

Many patients have been told they have this condition that is at risk of causing acute glaucoma. Who is at risk? Most patients who have narrow angles are hyperopic, or “far sighted.”  Typically these are individuals who have never needed glasses to see clearly, with the exception of reading glasses after the age of 40 […]

Avoiding Myopia Boom during a pandemic

With our first circuit breaker one year ago , we saw kids with myopia increasing by 100 degrees within three months ! Home based learning, less outdoor time were great issues. So it is urgent and timely that I need to emphasise the importance of maintaining good eye habits during the pandemic lockdown. Go outdoors […]

Astigmatism? What is it ?

ihok Astigmatism is a common eye problem that can make your vision blurry or distorted. It happens when your cornea (the clear front layer of your eye) or lens (an inner part of your eye that helps the eye focus) has a different shape than normal. The only way to find out if you have […]

Styes, lumps & chalazions…

Covid work from home phenomenon has meant more screen time for work, Zoom drinks and Netflix for the adults. For the kids with home-based learning, it also led to more computer time, video games and less outdoor sunshine. Not surprisingly, this has brought about dry eyes. During phase one and now through phase two, we […]

MADE – Mask Associated Dry Eyes

Since Phase 1 of Circuit breaker which started in April 2020, we have been seeing an increasing number of dry eye patients. Our dry eye centre has been established for last three years with new technology using lasers (IPL , Eyelight) , light and heat [Tixel] to cure dry eyes and has established a good […]

Fight Childhood Myopia

I am an eye doctor specialising in childhood myopia. I am also a mother of a five year old son. I worry he develops poor eyesight as it would be a disadvantage for him for the rest of his life. I would never forgive myself if his eye sight got bad so that is why […]