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Cataract &Refractive Errors

Cataract & Astigmatism

An astigmatism is an irregularity in the curvature of the cornea. This causes images to be distorted and makes a blur. Most astigmatism can be corrected with spectacles or contact lenses. In the past, cataract surgery was performed without fixing the pre-existing astigmatism and people were required to wear spectacles or contact lenses after cataract surgery in order to see more clearly. A toric intraocular lens is a modification of a standard intraocular lens (used in almost all cataract surgery) that has the needed astigmatism correction built into the lens. It is ordered specifically for the degree of astigmatism to be corrected and it does a good job at correcting astigmatism and allow the patient to be less dependent on spectacles. These lenses come with additional charge for the purchase of the toric lens and for the proper implantation by the ophthalmologist.

Astigmatic vision simulation

Cataract & Myopia/Hyperopia

Cataract surgery is one of the most effective forms of refractive surgery, because the new lens implant can correct just about any degree of myopia (short sightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness) at the time of surgery. The highly myopic or presbyopic patients are often the happiest, because a lifetime of refractive errors can finally be cured with successful cataract surgery.

Near-sighted vision simulation
Far-sighted vision simulation

Cataract & LASIK

A common question asked is whether cataract surgery can be performed after LASIK. In fact, cataract surgery can be performed after any type of laser vision correction procedure, including LASIK, PRK, Epi-LASIK and LASEK. LASIK and other types of laser vision correction alter the curvature of the front surface of the eye (cornea). Therefore it's helpful if you can give your cataract surgeon the records of your eye exams that were performed prior to your laser procedure. Cataract surgery can be successfully performed without these pre-LASIK records. But they can give your cataract surgeon additional information to determine the best intraocular lens (IOL) power for an optimal visual outcome after your cataract surgery.

Safety & Experience Matter In Cataract SurgeryOur Clinic's Cataract Expertise

5,000+
Successful
Cataract Surgeries
20+
Years of
Cataract Experience
Technology

We are one of the 1st in Singapore to offer the latest Bladeless Cataract Surgery

Transparency

With the Parkway Price Assurance Program (PAP), you can have peace of mind that all charges are transparent with no hidden costs

Recovery

We offer close post surgery follow up to ensure your eyes regain their full vision quickly

Our Cataract Surgeon

Dr Leo Seo Wei is a Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist in Singapore with over two decades of cataract experience under her belt. Throughout her career, the accomplished eye specialist has received numerous awards and valuable stints in ophthalmology, both in Singapore and the United States.

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Dr Leo Seo Wei

Senior Consultant
Ophthalmologist

Experience & Innovation in Cataract Care

Not all cataracts need to be removed. However if left untreated, they will continue to develop and affect your vision. Seek an evaluation to assess your cataract condition

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#10-04 Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre,
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