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This week has been hectic as I have tried to prepare to go on maternity leave from work and have a cesarean delivery on Tuesday afternoon. 344 more words

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

The Trouble With Forks

Jim McMahon, quarterback for BYU, Chicago Bears, and San Diego Chargers among other teams during the 1980s and 1990s, detached his right retina with a fork at the age of six while trying to untie a knot on a toy gun holster.   8 more words

Retinal detachment

The retinal detachment (CD) is a split between the pigment epithelium and neurosensory retina, often from a retinal tear. This tear is favored by myopia, aphakia or pseudophakia (eye without lens after cataract extraction), ocular trauma. 246 more words

Cataract

LASIK

What is LASIK?

LASIK stands for Laser-Assisted-In-Situ-Keratolmileusis. This laser procedure provides many patients with an alternative to spectacles (glasses) or contact lenses. Many different prescriptions can be addressed with LASIK, including nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism.  516 more words

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Dr Loh Boon Kwang in the News: Helping to Save Bhutan Baby's Eyes

Read the touching story to find out how several Singaporeans (including Dr Loh Boon Kwang) chipped in to help save the hearing and vision of a premature baby from Bhutan with retinal detachment. 7 more words

THE EYE PEOPLE

The Eye People

‘The wonderful world of the eye people’

These past few days have been quite ‘trippy’ for me exposed as I have been to some pretty emotive sights, feelings and circumstances. 1,813 more words

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