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Asia Retina Provides Eye Care in Overseas Mission Trip

Our Asia Retina team recently embarked on an overseas mission trip to Cambodia in June, to provide comprehensive eye screening to 800 villagers in the rural province of Takeo, where there is no access to medical care. Our team screened for common eye conditions including cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and provided reading glasses to each villager.

6 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Developing Cataracts

Find out how you can prevent your eyes from developing cataracts and enjoy a lifetime of healthy eyes. Head here for a good read.

Know Anyone Suffering from Low Vision? There are ways we can help.

Low vision is defined as a partial loss of vision, not correctable by any spectacles, contact lenses, eyedrops or surgery; beyond a level which leads to impairment of daily activities.

Retinal Detachment: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

In our previous article, we have established the importance of the retina in our overall eye wellness. Simply put, the retina houses our photoreceptors, the very critical cells that are responsible for transmitting images to our brain for visual recognition.

What is Glaucoma: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Glaucoma is a neurodegenerative disease characterised by damage to the optic nerves. The most alarming thing about it is that if left unmanaged, it can later develop into blindness. There’s a reason why glaucoma earned the title “silent thief of vision.”

Eye Wellness for The Family Begins with Our Retina

Asia Retina had a hugely successful Retinal Lunch Forum last Saturday with an excellent turnout! Thank you for your overwhelming response. We hope to be able to bring you the next highly-anticipated Forum shortly. In the meantime, here is a summary of our talk...

Everyday Habits That Are Damaging Your Vision

The eyes are extremely delicate organs that play a very essential role in our day-to-day living. Complications can bring difficult challenges and hamper us from being truly productive. And so with that, it is just right that we do as much...

Shaking things up with a 20/20 vision

2018 saw a perfect start for Dr Claudine Pang, a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Medical Director. With many years of practice in different parts of the world, she has embarked on a new challenge of opening her own private practice in Singapore.

Blurring of Vision – Don’t Overlook it!

Asia Retina held our first public forum at Mount Elizabeth Orchard on the 31st of March 2018. With more than 150 attendees, we had an educational afternoon discussing "Blurring of Vision".

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