Eyecare Information

November 28, 2017

Stye and Chalazion

There are many tiny glands along the eyelids, their main function is to produce the lipid of the tear film which helps to reduce its evaporation. […]
November 10, 2017

High Myopia is a Risk Factors of Various Eye Diseases

High myopia (shortsightedness) is usually defined as having myopia of -6.00D or stronger. The prevalence of young adults with high myopia in Asia was found to […]
November 8, 2017

Elderly Vision Problem Increases The Risk of Fall

Falling is a serious health-related issue for elderly. According to statistics, one-third of the elderly living in the community would fall at least once a year. […]
October 25, 2017

Eye Changes during Aging

Aging is a problem that affects all parts of your body and of course your eyes too. At the moment when you are eligible to get […]
October 16, 2017

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Orthokeratology

The rate of myopia (short-sightedness) of Hong Kong children is incredibly high. Research shown that about 2 out of 10 Hong Kong children aged 6 had […]
October 6, 2017

Bring Your Child for a Comprehensive Eye Exam Before Blaming His Schoolwork

A sample of convergence insufficiency symptom survey. While your kid continues to struggle in his homework and get poor marks in exams, you probably urge him […]
September 25, 2017

Children Binocular Vision (Part 2)

In the previous blog entry, I have described the symptoms and management methods of the common manifest binocular vision disorders. This entry will focus on the […]
September 15, 2017

Children Binocular Vision (Part 1)

Having good binocular vision is very essential in carrying out different daily visual demanding tasks such as reading, playing sports and driving. It helps people judging […]
September 7, 2017

Hypertension and Eye

Hypertension is a common but detrimental cardiovascular disease in modern society. It is defined by having systolic blood pressure of 140 mmHg or more and diastolic […]
August 25, 2017

The relationship between orthokeratology (ortho-k) lens wear and microbial keratitis

In 2014, some news reports stating that children wearing ortho-k lenses had 5 times more risk of getting microbial keratitis. In this blog entry, I would […]
August 17, 2017

Don’t Let Diabetes Takes Away Your Vision!

Diabetes mellitus is one of the major health problems affecting the developed regions. It affects the integrity of blood vessels and cause damages in multiple organs. […]
August 11, 2017

Know More about Dry Eye Disorder

Dry eye is one of the most common eye disorder reported by the patients when they see their eyecare practitioner. Dry eye can affect patients in […]
August 4, 2017

Common Geriatric Eye Disease – Cataract

Cataract is a very common eye disease. In 2012, World Health Organisation has published a report which pointed out that cataract was the first cause of blindness […]
July 28, 2017

Presbyopia Treatment or Correction

Middle-aged people are plagued by reading difficulties named presbyopia. As mentioned in the previous passage, near blur is a normal age-related change and currently there is […]
July 21, 2017

2017 World Sight Day Darkness to go

In 2012, World Health Organization (WHO) has summarised various population-based vision screening surveys from 39 countries worldwide, and estimated that 285million of the people in the […]