May 27, 2021
Comprehensive eye examination in EMME Visioncare uses slit lamp biomicroscopy to assess the anterior part of your eyes. This is to detect any eye abnormalities. It is used as a magnifying tool for Ophthalmologists and Optometrists to view different eye structures in detail. Slit lamp biomicroscopy has different magnifications, intensity of illumination and the types of illumination to view different structures of the eye. The structures of the eyes in which the slit lamp will be assessing include: Eyelid / eyelashes Tear film Cornea Anterior chamber Conjunctiva Sclera ..
May 21, 2021
Myopia control is an extremely hot topic in current eye research. That is, to find the best way in preventing or slowing vision deterioration for the current generation of children growing up in our digital world. Many studies have been conducted globally in the past several years to analyze and compare the effectiveness of different myopia control treatment strategies. This aim to reduce the progression of myopia (short-sightedness) in children and adolescents. Naturally, different studies will report different findings and figures for effectiveness in treatment, depending on the variables..
April 07, 2021
How long does it take? The amount of time for OrthoK overnight lenses to fully correct your vision will depend on your pre-treatment prescription as well as your individual eye shape. Other factors include quality and length of sleep each night (It is best to sleep for 8 hours), consistency in wearing the lenses regularly, flexibility of the eye surface, the cornea. Not to mention the lens design parameters, pupil size, presence of and amount of myopia and astigmatism to be corrected and the curvature of the eye surface. All of the factors mentioned above can vary from each individuals. ..
February 15, 2021
Understanding the procedure.. Orthokeratology (OrthoK) is considered a relatively new concept to many Singaporeans. Most people may not have heard of it before, or know what it does, or how it works. You probably want to learn more about OrthoK if you are reading this page. In this blog, we will go into detail to explain everything you need to know about OrthoK contact lenses, which we believe is the future of vision correction. What is OrthoK exactly? OrthoK is a type of hard lens with special type of vision correction technology that uses breathable material to change the shape of y..
November 13, 2020
Turning on a wall switch indoors, using your computer, phones or other digital devices: All these things result in your eyes being exposed to a variety of invisible blue light. Blue Light belongs to the portion of visible light spectrum with the shortest wavelength and highest energy. Here are a few things you should know about blue light: 1) Blue Light Is Around You We spend most of our time indoors, in front of the computer display screens, smartphones and other digital devices emit significant amounts of blue light. The amount of blue light is only a fractio..
November 13, 2020
Essilor Varilux® X Design™: the progressive lens that moves with today’s world The vision needs of presbyopes have changed significantly. Compared to the past when they merely needed the ability to read from a single distance, today presbyopes are faced with multiple tasks that involve near vision and beyond. As a result, progressive lens design has to keep pace with the ever changing dynamics and respond more effectively to the needs of a new generation of wearers. Essilor came up with Varilux® X Design™ lens and it is designed to offer an expanded field of near vision and improved vi..