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Ophthalmology at Sengkang General Hospital

Location
Sengkang General Hospital
Medical Centre, Level 8

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm 

Contact Details
To make an appointment, please 
contact us at: 6227 7266
or Email:
appointments@snec.com.sg 
(for appointment requests only).


The SNEC Eye Clinic @ SKH (Sengkang General Hospital) is a partnership between SKH and SNEC to serve the eye care needs of those living in the north-eastern region of Singapore.

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The SNEC Eye Clinic @ SKH clinic is staffed by existing specialists and ophthalmologists from SNEC and is supported by a team of ophthalmic nurses, allied health staff, and ophthalmic investigation technicians. Our eye specialist clinic provides a wide range of comprehensive eye services, including outpatient evaluation and treatment of common eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic eye disease. Our experienced doctors also have subspecialty training in areas such as Cornea and External Eye Diseases, Oculoplastic Surgery, Medical and Surgical Retinal Diseases. These services are supported by a suite of the latest investigative equipment and ophthalmic laser machines.

Patients who require cataract surgery can undergo the procedure in two dedicated operating theatres within SKH. The high surgical standards of SNEC are maintained by our specialised operating staff, with the same implants and equipment from the SNEC main centre at our SGH campus. In addition, our doctors also provide urgent consultations and ophthalmic care for patients warded at SKH.

As the population in the north-east grows, the SNEC Eye Clinic @ SKH will continue to expand and enhance its range of services to meet the increasing needs of patients. Looking for an eye doctor or considering a cataract surgery in Singapore? The SNEC Eye Clinic team at Sengkang General Hospital are ready and available to serve you.


Our Services

General Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Our general cataract and comprehensive ophthalmology services include screenings for eye disease and disorders, visual acuity and accuracy exams, prescriptions for glasses or contact lenses, and any surgical evaluations that might be required. If your medical condition requires an ophthalmology specialist, you will be referred to one by our eye clinic.

At SKH, we offer:

  • Comprehensive eye examination
  • Cataract assessment and small-incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation [with options of premium intraocular lens for astigmatism (toric lens) and presbyopia (multifocal lenses)]

Cornea

The cornea is a crucial part of the eye that acts as its outermost lens. It works like a window controlling and focusing the entry of light into the eye and makes up a large part of the eye’s total focusing ability. Our eye doctors and specialists can help you with: 

  • Investigation and diagnosis of cornea problems
  • Consultation and initial treatment for corneal infections and ulcers
  • Analysis and diagnosis of common cornea degenerations

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a type of eye disease where vision is impaired and often lost due to damage in the optic nerve of the eye. SKH provides:

  • Screening for early glaucoma and evaluation of glaucoma suspects
  • Evaluation and diagnosis of glaucoma using technologically advanced devices such as the Humphrey Visual Field Analyser (HVF) and Optical Coherence Tomographer (OCT)
  • Medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

Medical & Surgical Retinal Disease

Our team of eye doctors can evaluate and advise on the management of various retinal conditions, including:

  • Diabetic retinopathy and other vascular eye diseases
  • Age-related macular degeneration (dry and wet)
  • Floaters and Flashes and other vitreous disorders
  • Retinal tears and retinal detachment

Oculoplastic Surgery

Oculoplastic surgery refers to any surgical procedure around the eye socket, eyelid, tear ducts and the face. These surgeries can often involve the reconstruction of the eye and surrounding structures and will be carried out by a qualified team of eye surgeons and specialists.

Our specialist eye clinic offers diagnosis and assessment of

  • Lumps and bumps around the eye
  • Watery/teary eyes
  • Droopy eyelids and other abnormal eyelid positions

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Eye Conditions We Treat

At Sengkang General Hospital’s SNEC Eye Clinic, we work with a wide range of eye doctors and specialists in order to treat a wide range of conditions which includes: 
             

  • Blurred vision

  • Eye pain

  • Flashes and Floaters

  • Red eye and conjunctivitis

  • Myopia and presbyopia ("Lao hua")

  • Lumps and bumps around the eye

Eye Treatments Offered

  • Comprehensive eye examination
  • Cataract assessment and small-incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation
  • Investigation and diagnosis of cornea problems and degenerations
  • Screening for early glaucoma and evaluation of glaucoma suspects
  • Medical and laser treatment of glaucoma
  • Evaluation and management of retinal conditions, e.g. diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal tears

Our Care Team

The SNEC Eye Clinic @ SKH clinic is staffed by a diverse team of eye specialists, surgeons and ophthalmologists from SNEC. Not only are all our doctors and medical professionals highly qualified, but they are also well supported by a team of ophthalmic nurses, healthcare professionals, and ophthalmic investigation technicians.

 

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