Caring for your eyes during this COVID-19 “circuit breaker” period

Caring for your eyes during this COVID-19 “circuit breaker” period  Spending most of your time indoors and long hours on your digital devices during this work-from-home period or full home-based learning month for your children? Feeling eye discomfort or pain, fluctuating vision or tired, achy eyes? You may be suffering from eye strain. Staring at …

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What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome Asia Pacific Eye Centre Singapore

What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry Eye Syndrome Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) occurs when there is inadequate production of tears to lubricate the surface of the eye. This condition is common in Singapore [1]. In most cases, Dry Eye Syndrome is mildly uncomfortable, but does not cause any permanent damage to the eye. However, in severe cases, it can cause …

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Can LASIK Treat Astigmatism

Can LASIK Treat Astigmatism?

Can LASIK Treat Astigmatism? Keen on getting LASIK done? Can LASIK treat astigmatism? One of the common misconceptions is that LASIK can only treat myopia and not astigmatism. This is untrue. LASIK is FDA-approved for astigmatism treatment. What is astigmatism? In a normal eye, the cornea is regularly shaped (like a baseball) and images are …

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