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Bionic Vision - Seeing into the Future

[14/10/2016]

Zika Virus and Your Eyes

[08/09/2016]

Latest in the treatment of Diabetic Eye Disease

[30/06/2015]
Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic which is literally "spreading like wild-fire". Many reasons can be attributed to the rapid rise i...

Have you got AMD?

[22/08/2014]
Do you know what AMD is? It stands for Age Related Macular Degeneration and this 'mouthful' describes an eye disease which has bec...

Chinese New Year - Bad for your Eyes?

[22/01/2014]
It's that time again - Chinese New Year! If you are Chinese you will know what I mean!...

When Cataract Surgery goes wrong!

[05/01/2014]
Happy 2014 everyone! It has been an absolute age since I last wrote anything and I have to apologise for my absence. Life has been...

The Problems with Myopia

[30/07/2013]
Myopia, or near sightedness which it is much more commonly known as, is a very prevalent eye condition in the world now. When som...

Oral supplementation and Macular Degeneration - Results of AREDS2

[05/06/2013]
AMD is a leading cause of blindness in people over the age of 50 years old and having only recently participated in a nationwide R...

Retinal Diseases Awareness Week 2013

[08/05/2013]
It's not unusual for me to get blank stares from my patients when I tell them I am a Retinal Specialist. "Come again!" or "Wha...

Have you had your Eye Checkup?

[22/02/2013]
In a year where an estimated 2.8 million baby boomers will celebrate their 60th birthday, age-related eye disease has become an im...

Ocriplasmin Chemical Vitrectomy

[21/12/2012]
Hello all! It has been too long since my last post as I have been caught up with my work and have not been updating this blog. I h...

World Sight Day 2012

[09/10/2012]
It is that time of the year again where eye care providers throughout the world make a concerted effort to recognize this global e...

EYLEA approved for Retinal Vein Occlusions

[11/09/2012]
The latest anti-VEGF in the market now is Aflibercept (known as Eylea) and has been approved for the treatment for wet age related...

Is Retinal Detachment an emergency?

[07/09/2012]
In my line of work as a retinal surgeon, I see my fair share of retinal detachments. This is a potentially blinding condition and ...

Eating for Diabetes

[23/08/2012]
Diabetes is fast becoming an epidemic around the world and in Malaysia, an estimated 15% of our population has diabetes!! This num...

Lucentis approved for treatment of Diabetic Macular Oedema

[02/08/2012]
The Food and Drug Association (FDA) of USA have recently approved the use of Lucentis for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema...

The Eyes Have It - Diagnosing Health problems through your Eyes!

[20/07/2012]
We are all familiar with the saying " The Eyes are the Windows to our Souls" and in actual fact, this may not be too far from the ...

10 tips for the Aging Eye

[12/07/2012]
Like it or not, from the moment of birth, we are headed downhill on a slippery slope in terms of our health. Morbid as that may so...

¡°Game changer¡± in wet AMD treatment?!

[30/06/2012]
New treatment with an anti-PDGF and anti-VEGF combination may be the next big step forward for the treatment of the wet form of

Omega 3 fatty acids and AMD

[21/06/2012]
In my previous post I had talked about nutritional supplements for AMD and further research is now ongoing to look at the benefits...

Nutrients for macular degeneration: Anti-oxidants

[08/06/2012]
Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in developed nations; I had previously blogged about ...

Avastin and Lucentis equivalent for treatment of AMD

[06/05/2012]
In the ongoing "dogfight" between Avastin and Lucentis, more data has come out confirming the equivalence of the 2 drugs in the tr...

Intravitreal injections for the treatment of retinal diseases

[24/04/2012]
This may seem like an obscure topic to the lay person but it has become a big part of the treatment armamentarium of the retinal s...

Contact lenses - Do's and Don'ts

[11/04/2012]
These little pieces of plastic are amazing inventions which believe it or not was first conceptualized in the 16th century by none...

Eye health related to Brain health!

[06/04/2012]
The eye has long been known as the "windows to our souls" and in the medical sense, they are indeed the "windows" through which us...

Nanomedicine to treat eye diseases

[26/03/2012]
Nanotechnology is an amazing branch of medicine which offers to bring us to the world of "Star Trek" with the potential treatments...

Glaucoma treatment - LASER

[17/03/2012]
Should medications fail to control the intraocular pressure (IOP), m...

Glaucoma treatment - SURGERY

[17/03/2012]
Surgery is always the last resort! It is the most invasive way to manage a disease and should never be trivialized. I often tell m...

Glaucoma medication

[14/03/2012]
After glaucoma has been diagnosed, the vast majority of the time, your ophthalmologist will start treatment with eyedrops. Eyedrop...

How is Glaucoma Diagnosed??

[13/03/2012]
As mentioned previously, glaucoma is associated with raised intraocular pressure. However, diagnosing someone with glaucoma is not...

What is Glaucoma??

[11/03/2012]
World Glaucoma Week is finally upon us and over the course of this week - eye care providers all over the world will be doing thei...

World Glaucoma Week 2012

[05/03/2012]
This annual day of awareness organized by the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patients' Association usually take...

Glaucoma and Erectile Dysfunction

[18/02/2012]
You may be wondering how can the two possibly be linked but the latest study has shown an association in men with erectile dysfunc...

Stem cells and blindness

[10/02/2012]
Funny how in my last post I was referring to gene therapy for treatment of an inherited blinding eye condition (retinitis pigmento...

Retinitis Pigmentosa - What is it?

[30/01/2012]
I have recently seen a patient in my centre who has come from out of town to seek a second opinion about his eye condition. He had...

Happy Chinese New Year!!

[23/01/2012]
Wishing all my readers a very prosperous and healthy Dragon Year!!...

Does 3D TV harm your eyes?

[19/01/2012]
There has been a lot of hype about 3D movies and 3D TV recently and even though this technology has been available for a while (I ...

Aspirin and increased risk of AMD?

[10/01/2012]
A very Happy New Year to all!!...

Fireworks safety - Happy New Year!

[01/01/2012]
Wishing everyone a year of fulfilment and happiness in 2012!...

Season's Greetings

[25/12/2011]
A very Merry Christmas to everyone!May this season of giving bring forth good tidings to all and of course, good eye health!...

Bionic Vision - Seeing into the Future

[14/10/2016]

Zika Virus and Your Eyes

[08/09/2016]

Latest in the treatment of Diabetic Eye Disease

[30/06/2015]
Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic which is literally "spreading like wild-fire". Many reasons can be attributed to the rapid rise i...

Have you got AMD?

[22/08/2014]
Do you know what AMD is? It stands for Age Related Macular Degeneration and this 'mouthful' describes an eye disease which has bec...

Chinese New Year - Bad for your Eyes?

[22/01/2014]
It's that time again - Chinese New Year! If you are Chinese you will know what I mean!...

When Cataract Surgery goes wrong!

[05/01/2014]
Happy 2014 everyone! It has been an absolute age since I last wrote anything and I have to apologise for my absence. Life has been...

The Problems with Myopia

[30/07/2013]
Myopia, or near sightedness which it is much more commonly known as, is a very prevalent eye condition in the world now. When som...

Oral supplementation and Macular Degeneration - Results of AREDS2

[05/06/2013]
AMD is a leading cause of blindness in people over the age of 50 years old and having only recently participated in a nationwide R...

Retinal Diseases Awareness Week 2013

[08/05/2013]
It's not unusual for me to get blank stares from my patients when I tell them I am a Retinal Specialist. "Come again!" or "Wha...

Have you had your Eye Checkup?

[22/02/2013]
In a year where an estimated 2.8 million baby boomers will celebrate their 60th birthday, age-related eye disease has become an im...

Ocriplasmin Chemical Vitrectomy

[21/12/2012]
Hello all! It has been too long since my last post as I have been caught up with my work and have not been updating this blog. I h...

World Sight Day 2012

[09/10/2012]
It is that time of the year again where eye care providers throughout the world make a concerted effort to recognize this global e...

EYLEA approved for Retinal Vein Occlusions

[11/09/2012]
The latest anti-VEGF in the market now is Aflibercept (known as Eylea) and has been approved for the treatment for wet age related...

Is Retinal Detachment an emergency?

[07/09/2012]
In my line of work as a retinal surgeon, I see my fair share of retinal detachments. This is a potentially blinding condition and ...

Eating for Diabetes

[23/08/2012]
Diabetes is fast becoming an epidemic around the world and in Malaysia, an estimated 15% of our population has diabetes!! This num...

Lucentis approved for treatment of Diabetic Macular Oedema

[02/08/2012]
The Food and Drug Association (FDA) of USA have recently approved the use of Lucentis for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema...

The Eyes Have It - Diagnosing Health problems through your Eyes!

[20/07/2012]
We are all familiar with the saying " The Eyes are the Windows to our Souls" and in actual fact, this may not be too far from the ...

10 tips for the Aging Eye

[12/07/2012]
Like it or not, from the moment of birth, we are headed downhill on a slippery slope in terms of our health. Morbid as that may so...

¡°Game changer¡± in wet AMD treatment?!

[30/06/2012]
New treatment with an anti-PDGF and anti-VEGF combination may be the next big step forward for the treatment of the wet form of

Omega 3 fatty acids and AMD

[21/06/2012]
In my previous post I had talked about nutritional supplements for AMD and further research is now ongoing to look at the benefits...

Nutrients for macular degeneration: Anti-oxidants

[08/06/2012]
Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in developed nations; I had previously blogged about ...

Avastin and Lucentis equivalent for treatment of AMD

[06/05/2012]
In the ongoing "dogfight" between Avastin and Lucentis, more data has come out confirming the equivalence of the 2 drugs in the tr...

Intravitreal injections for the treatment of retinal diseases

[24/04/2012]
This may seem like an obscure topic to the lay person but it has become a big part of the treatment armamentarium of the retinal s...

Contact lenses - Do's and Don'ts

[11/04/2012]
These little pieces of plastic are amazing inventions which believe it or not was first conceptualized in the 16th century by none...

Eye health related to Brain health!

[06/04/2012]
The eye has long been known as the "windows to our souls" and in the medical sense, they are indeed the "windows" through which us...

Nanomedicine to treat eye diseases

[26/03/2012]
Nanotechnology is an amazing branch of medicine which offers to bring us to the world of "Star Trek" with the potential treatments...

Glaucoma treatment - LASER

[17/03/2012]
Should medications fail to control the intraocular pressure (IOP), m...

Glaucoma treatment - SURGERY

[17/03/2012]
Surgery is always the last resort! It is the most invasive way to manage a disease and should never be trivialized. I often tell m...

Glaucoma medication

[14/03/2012]
After glaucoma has been diagnosed, the vast majority of the time, your ophthalmologist will start treatment with eyedrops. Eyedrop...

How is Glaucoma Diagnosed??

[13/03/2012]
As mentioned previously, glaucoma is associated with raised intraocular pressure. However, diagnosing someone with glaucoma is not...

What is Glaucoma??

[11/03/2012]
World Glaucoma Week is finally upon us and over the course of this week - eye care providers all over the world will be doing thei...

World Glaucoma Week 2012

[05/03/2012]
This annual day of awareness organized by the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patients' Association usually take...

Glaucoma and Erectile Dysfunction

[18/02/2012]
You may be wondering how can the two possibly be linked but the latest study has shown an association in men with erectile dysfunc...

Stem cells and blindness

[10/02/2012]
Funny how in my last post I was referring to gene therapy for treatment of an inherited blinding eye condition (retinitis pigmento...

Retinitis Pigmentosa - What is it?

[30/01/2012]
I have recently seen a patient in my centre who has come from out of town to seek a second opinion about his eye condition. He had...

Happy Chinese New Year!!

[23/01/2012]
Wishing all my readers a very prosperous and healthy Dragon Year!!...

Does 3D TV harm your eyes?

[19/01/2012]
There has been a lot of hype about 3D movies and 3D TV recently and even though this technology has been available for a while (I ...

Aspirin and increased risk of AMD?

[10/01/2012]
A very Happy New Year to all!!...

Fireworks safety - Happy New Year!

[01/01/2012]
Wishing everyone a year of fulfilment and happiness in 2012!...

Season's Greetings

[25/12/2011]
A very Merry Christmas to everyone!May this season of giving bring forth good tidings to all and of course, good eye health!...

What are Floaters?

[12/12/2011]
Having a lazy Sunday at home - wife is doing the housework and I have just bathed the dog!...

Obesity and your eyes

[06/12/2011]
Sorry I have been silent for a while - I have been busy changing the look (and url) of this blog. Hope the new look is alright.......

New drug for Age Related Macular Degeneration

[22/11/2011]
There's a new kid on the block when it comes to treatment of age related macular degeneration (AMD)!...

Women's Eye Health

[19/11/2011]
I was doing some reading recently and came across a statistic about blindness in the world.An estimated 45 million people are ...

Diabetes and your Eyes

[13/11/2011]
World Diabetes Day is happening on 14th November this year and it represents the annual global awareness campaign for Diabetes by ...

Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery

[10/11/2011]
I have just recently returned from a conference in USA - the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting held this year in Or...

Retinal diseases - What is AMD?

[07/11/2011]
Most people know about cataract as a cause of visual disturbance but not many know about retinal diseases. The retina is likened t...

Eating for your Eyes

[29/10/2011]
I have just returned from Orlando, USA where I had attended an eye conference, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting an...

An Apple a Day

[18/10/2011]
Hello people!!I write this post with a heavy heart because like so many people in the world now, we have somehow been touched ...

Glaucoma - Feeling the Pressure

[19/09/2011]
Aaaaaarrrrrgggghhhh!I have just come away from watching my beloved Liverpool team put up such a terrible performance and getti...

A Stroke of bad luck

[04/08/2011]
Howdy my friends. Another month has whizzed by and how time does fly when we are having fun! I hope this latest post finds you all...

Aging and Ocular Health Part 1

[01/07/2011]
Greetings everyone. It has taken me 3 months (and a bit more) to actually come up with another post and I apologize for the long s...

Eyes Smile - spread a little cheer.

[14/03/2011]
Greetings everyone! It has been absolutely ages and regrettably, this blog has been neglected due to my work commitment. Chinese N...

Diabetic retinopathy

[11/01/2011]
Hello all! It's been a while since my last post and we have stepped into the New Year since!...

Driving for Life

[30/12/2010]
A belated Merry Christmas and wishing everyone a Happy New Year!It's been over 2 weeks since my last blog as I had been on vac...

Retinal detachment

[12/12/2010]
It's my last post before I go on holiday and I have one last surgery to do before I fly off tomorrow.As my wife had said previ...

Virtual learning

[10/12/2010]
I have just come off my first Webinar! Was attending this one on Intraocular Lens Calculations by this doctor in Denmark.......I'l...