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6 Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Eyesight
Our eyes are the most overused organs in our body And in the hustle and bustle of daily grind, it is easy to take our eyesight for granted. The thing is, a lifetime of healthy vision isn’t a guarantee. However,...
Myopia Prevention: How to Control the Progression of Short-Sightedness
A huge proportion of children (65% of primary 6 students and 28% of primary 1 students) in Singapore have myopia (short-sightedness). This makes Singapore one of the countries with the highest rate of short-sightedness. Without a doubt, there is a...
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...
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