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5 Essential Tests for Binocular Vision Assessment | Philip D Izaac Opticians

Binocular Vision Assessment Binocular vision assessment involves evaluating how both eyes work together to provide a seamless visual experience.

Glaucoma Management in Singapore: Understanding, Causes, and Management

Glaucoma is a prevalent eye condition that affects numerous individuals in Singapore.

What is Conjunctivitis and is it Dangerous?

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is what happens when your conjunctiva is infected. Adding on, it also serves as a layer of protection.

How can you slow down the progression of myopia in children?

Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is when someone can see objects near them but struggle with those that are further away.

What’s the difference between Nearsighted vs Farsighted?

Nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism are common causes of problems that affect vision.

What is Retinal Detachment?

This is a condition where your retina is pulled away, or detaches, from its position at the back of your eye.

What do you need to know about Cataracts?

When the natural lens of your eyes becomes clouded, it’s called cataracts. This happens when proteins in the lens break down and this will cause you to have a blurry, or hazy vision.

What are Eye Floaters?

As your eyes move, you may notice spots or shadows in your field of vision. They’re small and most noticeable when staring at a bright background, such as a white sheet of paper. Getting a closer look at them can be challenging, as they will dart away as you try to look at them directly. They can appear in different shapes, such as tiny dots, thin lines, and may also resemble cobwebs.

Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are listed by the Health Science Authority of Singapore as medical Devices. It is therefore only available on prescription by Optometrist and Medical practitioners. Every contact lens importer , must apply for a license to bring in contact lenses into the country. This ensures that contact lenses imported are of high quality and comply with safety standards. There Are Two Components To Purchasing Contact Lenses. The Contact Lens And The Professional Service. The Purchase To ensure you continue wearing your contact lenses safely, both these components must go hand in hand. It is very important to safeguard yourselves from fake branded contact lenses by buying from reputable contact lens practices. I say this because we have had an occasion where fake lenses were identified and confiscated by authorities here in Singapore.

Preparing for your eye exam

Your Optometrist will ask several questions regarding your health and that of your family.