What Are Retinal Tears?
Retinal tears occur when part of the retina separates from the outer layers of the eye. If not treated promptly, retinal tears may lead to retinal detachment, a medical emergency that can cause rapid loss of vision.
- Family history of retinal detachment
- Severe myopia
- Previous eye injuries
- Age (over 40 years old)
Dr. Wong Chee Wai
Senior Consultant Eye Surgeon
MBBS (Singapore), M.Med (Ophth), FAMS (Ophth), MCI (Singapore),
Sub-specialties: Retinal Conditions, Cataracts
Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Fellowship Trained Specialist
Former Consultant at Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Former Clinical Lead of the High Myopia Clinic at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Started the Surgical Retina Service at Sengkang Hospital
Former Assistant Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School
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