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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 […]

Have you heard of Plano App?

It helps parents to control their child’s usage of the phone. In the clinic, we are always looking at ways to fight myopia. Besides treatment, habits are just as important.  Watch the video on how PLANO had helped parents to do so! Download here: Plano App on Google Play Plano App on Apple App Store

Do Blue Light Glasses work?

Are they just hype? Is it worth the extra money? The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) says you don’t need them and has gone on record as not recommending any kind of special eyewear for computer users. The organisation says blue light from digital devices does not lead to eye disease and doesn’t even cause eyestrain. […]

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 […]