Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)'s Department of Ophthalmology was founded in 1979 as a satellite clinic of the Singapore General Hospital Eye Department. Initially a very small clinic, it grew exponentially in strength and numbers.
Our highly dedicated and trained specialist team provides you with comprehensive, one-stop service to cater to your goal of maintaining healthy, well-functioning eyes.
We provide comprehensive eye care in all the major sub-specialties in Ophthalmology. With good clinical care, patient education, and by embracing technology, we aim to add value to the community, empowering patients to make better choices for their eyes.
NHGEI's Primary Eye Care (PEC) landscape was established in 2009 to provide accessible eye care in the community. Since then, it has further expanded to include a series of initiatives.
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU), in collaboration with clinicians at NHG Eye Institute in Singapore have developed a novel method that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to screen for glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness through damage to the optic nerve at the back of the eye. The AI-enabled method uses algorithms to differentiate...
Torch-light Eye Screening Test (TEST) is a simple eye screening technique designed for use by opticians to look for common anterior segment eye conditions. The TEACHES-Learning Electronic Module (TEACHES-LEM) is an e-learning platform that was developed to teach opticians to perform TEST. The objective of this study was...
Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is characterized by the presence of vascular dilatations (which are known as polypoidal lesions or polyps), as well as abnormal vessels, referred to as branching vascular networks (BVNs), that supply these polypoidal lesions. PCV is considered by some to be a variant of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
Glaucoma is an irreversible eye condition that may lead to permanent vision loss. As it is largely symptom-free in its early stages, many patients do not realise they have this condition until it is too late. Up to 50 percent of glaucoma cases go undiagnosed.
In conjunction with World Glaucoma Week 2023, SNEC is partnering with National University Hospital (NUH) and National Healthcare Group (NHG) Eye Institute in an upcoming webinar about glaucoma. Our speakers will discuss the condition and current developments in treatment.
Come join us on Saturday, 11 March 2023, for this free webinar series available in both English and Mandarin. Register now by scanning the QR codes or clicking the links below!
Independence from eyeglasses and contact lenses is a dream for many who suffer from myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. While PRK, LASIK and SMILE are three of the present day laser procedures that have excellent visual outcomes, there has been an explosion of new technologies. This forum aims to provide insights on current indications of each procedure, the choice of procedure and the newest and fastest-growing frontiers in refractive surgery. An interactive Q&A session for participants will also be catered to address common questions and misconceptions.
Have you been seeing dark spots or flashes of light in your vision? Worried that you may be experiencing symptoms of a retinal condition?
Join us and our speaker, Dr Soh Yu Qiang, as he will share the symptoms and causes of these retinal conditions as well as the available treatments.
Double vision (Diplopia) is a symptom whereby a patient sees two images of one object. It may be a temporary issue, but can also be a sign of more serious health conditions in the body and eyes. Come join us for this public forum on 10 June 2023 to learn more about the causes and treatments available.
Red eye is a very common symptom that most of us may have experienced at least once in our lifetime. However, some causes of red eye can be sight threatening and could potentially lead to permanent visual loss if treatment is delayed.
But what are the symptoms to look out for and when should you see a specialist? Join us with our speaker, Dr Lilian Koh, as she shares with you on the different acute painful red eye conditions and their symptoms!
Are you frequently experiencing eye strains, appearing sleepy or having difficulties keeping your eyes open? You may be suffering from droopy eyelids (ptosis) or eyebags â€“ both conditions more prevalent with age!
Join us to learn more about how you can treat and overcome these conditions.
Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading cause of blindness that arises as a complication of diabetes when left untreated. The early detection of this disease is extremely crucial with the increasing prevalence of diabetes in Singapore.
Come join us for this public forum to learn more on what diabetic retinopathy is, the signs and symptoms to look out for as well as its available treatments and prevention methods.