The Eye Practice blog
Have you noticed your child squinting their eyes to read signs or watch TV? Early signs of myopia or shortsightedness should be investigated promptly.
Dry eyes are on the increase, with one in four people now complaining of dry eye symptoms to their optometrist. With one of the largest dry eye clinics in the Asia-Pacific, The Eye Practice sees dry eye patients every day.
Are you are using your contact lens solution as an eye drop to lubricate your eyes? If so, you're not alone; this is a common strategy to try and improve comfort.
How dry are your eyes? If they are only mildly dry, you may think they don’t require any treatment. But is that really the case?
It's business as usual for The Eye Practice in our temporary new headquarters - just 26 floors up from where we were.
A diagnosis of keratoconus can be devastating, especially for a teenager or young adult with their whole life ahead of them.
Studies have shown that pregnancy hormones can trigger progression of your keratoconus eye disease. But what does this really mean and what can you do to protect your eyesight?
There is still no ‘cure’ for keratoconus in the strict sense of the word. But latest high tech treatments for this disease are becoming more successful every year.
Keratoconus is a progressive eye condition, typically diagnosed during puberty. It causes a normally dome-shaped cornea (the front of your eye) to become cone-shaped and bulge.
Did you know that problems with multifocals are one of the most common issues with new glasses? Many people struggle to get used to their new progressive lenses, especially if it’s their first pair.
Conjunctivitis, also called red eye or pink eye, is not normally serious, and usually burns itself out within a week or so. But what happens if it lingers around for longer, despite treatment? Find out why your eyes are still red.
When I first developed an interest in keratoconus treatment, I had no idea the journey I was starting out on.
Some people have eye pain bad enough to want to have their eye removed. Others are suicidal. This is beyond sore eyes.
The silly season is almost here. Everywhere in the city the decorations are sneaking their way out. Before we know it, we shall be humming along to carols. This is one of my favourite times of the year.
Many people have been exposed to the chicken pox (varicella zoster) virus as children. But the virus can hide in your nerves for years and reappear later in life – typically after 65 years of age.
Whether you’ve got an office job or not, chances are you spend several hours a day staring at digital screens. Modern LED televisions, tablets and even mobile phones and Kindles can all lead to computer vision syndrome or digital eye strain.
You’ve been to the optometrist for your annual / biannual eye test and you’ve been told you have arcus senilis or some other condition you’ve never even heard of before. Should you worry?