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Does A Cataract Need to be “Ripe” Before it is Removed?

  With age comes wisdom, but it frequently comes with cataract too. Cataract is the clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. It is a common cause of vision loss in people age 60 and above. Cataract causes blurry vision and makes it difficult for patients to difficult to see at night or […]


Congratulations to Asian Eye Institute’s Dr. Robert Ang for winning the Best Paper of Session at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Symposium last May. His paper on the Comparison of Visual Performance of Monocular and Binocular Implantation of a Small-Aperture IOL was among the 60 chosen for presentation. Over 800 papers were submitted.

Correcting inward and outward turning eyelids

Does your eyelid turn inward and make you feel as if something is in your eye? Or does it turn outward that causes your eyes to feel dry, gritty, sandy o irritated? The problem could be entropion or ectropion. Entropion and ectropion are conditions that may affect both the upper and lower eyelids. According to […]