September 06, 2021
Digital Eye Strain (sometimes referred to as Computer Vision Syndrome) is eye pain, blurred vision, or headaches resulting from prolonged or excessive use of digital devices and screens. It can also affect the muscles in your head, neck, and shoulders. Read a digital eye strain survivor’s story here. Causes and symptoms of Digital Eye Strain Daily usage of digital devices and computers has made digital eye strain a common condition for many. Aspects of digital displays leading to eye pain include: Poor resolution or small size of text and numbers Reduced contrast between t..
July 28, 2021
Considering using Ortho-K lenses to correct your vision? Here's what you need to know. Find out about our Ortho-K options available in Singapore today.
July 01, 2021
Myopia is one of the most common eye diseases in Singapore. With myopia rates in children on the rise in Singapore, many parents are keen to find out more about controlling this disease. Find out more about myopia and shortsightedness, or keep reading for some myopia control and management measures. What is myopia? What causes myopia? Also known as “short sightedness” or “nearsightedness”, myopia is caused by improper refraction of light in the eye. Light rays bend incorrectly as they pass through the eye, leading to blurry vision when seeing faraway objects. There are several possibl..
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. ..