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Our eyes: Our first defence

As Singapore emerges from the "circuit breaker", a measured approach and long-term plan for eye care should be considered to better prepare for possible future outbreaks

As for the first defence against the pandemic in the coming weeks, in addition to face masks, eye protection should be encouraged, particularly in crowded places.

SGSecure, a national campaign launched in Singapore four years ago for crisis preparedness has been a success in informing residents of the need to be vigilant against terrorist attacks and other civic emergencies. It has a catchy tagline of "Our eyes are our first defence", with eyeball mascots...

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