New hope for people with retinitis pigmentosa

New hope for people with retinitis pigmentosa

New hope for people with retinitis pigmentosa Thousands of people born with a faulty gene which makes them go blind have been offered new hope after a British man underwent the world’s first operation to deliver new DN...
kids eye health

Common Eye Conditions Among Children

  Eye health is an important aspect of overall health and the topic is regularly highlighted with relation to older adults. But what about kids’ eye health? The general consensus seems to be that children rarely n...
braille

It’s All In The Eyes

By Edeline Anne Goh ‘We, the blind, are as indebted to Louis Braille as mankind is to Gutenberg” –  Helen Keller In the 1800s, there was a young boy raised in a loving family in the town of Coupvray, France. ...
macular degeneration

When Your Vision Starts to Blur…

By Edeline Anne Goh If you have Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), you are not alone. About thirty to forty million people around the world have AMD and an estimated 1.5 million people over the age of fifty are diag...
Gluocoma

Glaucoma In Children

By Edeline Anne Goh You might know of 1 or 2 people in your life who have been diagnosed with glaucoma and it is highly likely that they are in the senior age group. However, no parent will expect a child or a baby as yo...
ultravoilet

Ultraviolet Rays: A Hazard to Our Vision

Ultra violet rays, more commonly known as UV, are rays from light which humans cannot see and feel. Excessive exposure to UV rays is a danger have been linked to premature skin ageing, cataracts, cancer, crow’s feet, m...
Age-related macular

Age-related Macular Degeneration

Our eye sight tends to deteriorate as we age. Some common age-related eye diseases include Macular Degeneration (AMD), glaucoma and cataract. Of these, AMD is the main cause of vision loss in elderly people.
optimax

The World in High Definition

Straining your eyes to read because you misplaced your glasses for the umpteenth time? If losing your glasses and contact lens is getting on your nerves, you should consider Implantable Contact Lens (ICL), also known as ...
eye change through the years

Your Eyes Through The Years

As the phrase goes- the eyes are the windows to your soul. As we age, we undergo experiences and exposures that help us mature and mellow, hence our life perspectives change in tandem. Here is what happens to our eyes ov...