Dr Lee appeared on TV on MediaCorp Channel 5 on 1st August 2017. He spoke about various symptoms of dry eyes, such as itch, redness, poking sensation in the eye and tension at the back…
What is GLAUCOMA?
It is a group of eye disorders that eventually lead to optic nerve damage, which can lead to vision loss or complete blindness. Glaucoma accounts for 40% of blindness in Singapore. 50% of people affected by glaucoma don’t even know they have it.
- Advancing age
- Family history of glaucoma
- Long term steroid use
- Medical history of diabetes and heart disease
- Pressure-lowering eye drops
- Laser treatment
- Eye Surgery
Visit the eye doctor to screen for glaucoma, especially if you have the above risk factors.