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Cze H. Low

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Cze Low is an ophthalmologist practicing in Singapore, . Dr. Low specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Low can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Low can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Cze H. Low
  • National University of Singapore
  • Accepting new patients

My eyes are sensitive to lights. What does it mean?

Your eyes may have cataracts or opacities that interfere with light rays. Further you could have ocular surface disorders like dry eyes or meibomian glands disease that distorts READ MORE
Your eyes may have cataracts or opacities that interfere with light rays. Further you could have ocular surface disorders like dry eyes or meibomian glands disease that distorts eye function

What is used to keep your eyes open during LASIK eye surgery?

Your eyes will be kept open with speculum. Don't worry about it. Just relax and it will be done.

How easy is it to spread pink eye?

Very easy. Avoid with good hygiene. Always wash your hands before touching your eyes

Can optometrists treat glaucoma, or should I go to an ophthalmologist?

Go to an ophthalmologist or better, a glaucoma eye specialist

How successful is LASIK?

Usually successful unless a complication occurs

Can glaucoma cause blindness?

Yes it causes blindness when neglected or treated late. Check with your eye doctor regularly for glaucoma screening especially those with a family history or as one ages

Can anything be done for eyelid spasms?

It's due to spasms of eyelid muscles triggered by stress, caffeine, or raised adrenaline in your circulation. De-stress, reduce caffeine, have a check-up to exclude neurological READ MORE
It's due to spasms of eyelid muscles triggered by stress, caffeine, or raised adrenaline in your circulation. De-stress, reduce caffeine, have a check-up to exclude neurological issues.Try to induce disruption of the spastic neuro-circuit by pinching the area of the spasm. Usually, you should be able to disrupt the spasms immediately.

Are headaches and vision issues a sign of a neurological issue?

Yes. It could be a migraine associated with visual disturbance. Have a neurological check.

Anesthesia during LASIK eye surgery?

Usual is topical anaesthesia. A few drops of local anaesthesia will suffice.

Can children get glaucoma?

Genetic or congenital.

What should I do if I have a pink eye?

Trauma from rubbing. It should clear up shortly. If not see your eye doctor soon.

Headaches from glasses. Is it serious?

Poor fitting glasses can cause problems. Poorly centered lenses can be an issue. Some just cannot tolerate glasses on the eye, in which case contact lenses may help. Otherwise, READ MORE
Poor fitting glasses can cause problems. Poorly centered lenses can be an issue. Some just cannot tolerate glasses on the eye, in which case contact lenses may help. Otherwise, surgical treatments will be required.

Vision changes in pregnancy. Is this normal?

Yes. Hormonal changes will distort vision but will return to the usual after delivery.

Should my child get colored contacts?

Since she uses contacts, it should be OK

My vision gets blurry at random points of the day.

Dryness of the eyes is a possible reason. Try lubrication and resting your eyes from time to time.

Can crossed eyes be corrected?

Yes please see an ophthalmology specialist for review

What can I do to prevent dry eyes?

Aging causes dry eyes due to hormonal decline. Environmental conditions aggravate dryness. Computer and mobile usage are major factors. Treatment of these issues will help.

My son's eyes get itchy and puffy around dogs. What should I do?

Keep away from dogs. Take an antihistamine if it is not avoidable.

Can contacts cause an infection?

Yes. At least twice per day and hundreds of opportunities for infection each year.