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Myths and facts about Lasik surgery

Laser vision correction, a common and popular treatment, is still surgery requiring attendant considerations

Dr Daphne Chuk-Yin Han Senior Consultant, Ophthalmologist MBBS (University of Melbourne), MMed, MRCS, FRCS, FAMS Singapore Medical Specialists Centre

An ophthalmologist performing a procedure for Relex Smile, a new vision correction procedure, on a patient.

THE dubious honour that sees Singapore crowned one of the myopia capitals of the world reflects the visual environment its people are immersed in. Urban-dwellers, now more so than before, are turning to near focus for work and play. The fact is both nature and nurture play a part in shifting the...

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