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Retinal Detachment Floaters & Surgery

Posted by Dr Claudine Pang

April 16, 2019

Retinal Detachment Floaters & Surgery

The term retinal detachment refers to a medically-urgent eye condition which occurs when the retina moves out of its natural position. Without treatment, it can bring about permanent vision loss in one or both eyes. A common symptom is the sudden occurrence of spots in the affected organ, called retinal detachment floaters. Here is more […]

Macular Hole – What is It, Causes and Treatment Options

Posted by Dr Claudine Pang

January 7, 2019

Macular Hole – What is It, Causes and Treatment Options

Eyes are complex and uniquely vulnerable organs. Even minor eye conditions like astigmatism can be unsettling, and major problems can be downright frightening. Especially when they carry names like “macular holes”. As we age, the risk increases of holes developing in the macula, the small area in the centre of the retina responsible for seeing […]

Traditional Cataract Surgery Vs Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery

Posted by Dr Claudine Pang

March 26, 2019

Traditional Cataract Surgery Vs Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery

Patients in need of cataract surgery now have two distinct options: traditional or laser-assisted cataract surgery. While the traditional method is popular and proven, laser assistance renders some significant advantages to some patients. Choosing the right approach is a decision best taken by patients and ophthalmologists working together. Because informed patients make better partners in […]

Glaucoma Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Posted by Dr Claudine Pang

February 22, 2019

Glaucoma Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Each year the number of glaucoma sufferers gets alarmingly higher and is expected to skyrocket to roughly 79 million by the end of 2020. With such startling statistics, it becomes paramount to take good care of your eyes and do the best you can to ward off potential diseases. Here is what you need to […]

9 Early Signs of Glaucoma You Shouldn’t Ignore

Posted by Dr Claudine Pang

February 28, 2019

9 Early Signs of Glaucoma You Shouldn’t Ignore

The disease glaucoma is caused by fluid building up at the front of the eyeball, due to a lack of drainage, and damages the optic nerve. This disease advances progressively, so it is possible to spot it before it gets too far along. Why You Should Get Regularly Tested for Glaucoma This disease, if left […]

Cataract Treatment and Prevention

Posted by Dr Claudine Pang

December 14, 2018

Cataract Treatment and Prevention

It’s not too late to remove your cataracts surgically. And it’s not too early to reduce your risk of developing them. Cataracts are simply a thickening and clouding of our eyes’ lenses. Over time, cataracts cause the lens to become entirely opaque, rendering the sufferer blind; they are the world’s most common cause of blindness. […]