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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

Can contacts cause an infection?

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

Do I need anesthesia for my laser surgery?

Topical or local anaesthesia

Can a cataract recur in a person?

Yes and no. Any blurring may be due to a secondary or after cataract, which is due to cells regrowth on the capsule of the original cataract. This occurs months or years later. READ MORE
Yes and no. Any blurring may be due to a secondary or after cataract, which is due to cells regrowth on the capsule of the original cataract. This occurs months or years later.

Can peripheral vision loss be reversed?

Usually not. It's called tunnel vision and is associated with glaucoma.

How can I avoid dry eye disease?

It's a part of aging, eye surface disease, sun damage, reduced eye lid blink rate. Moisturizers and eye drops for lubrication help. Larger sunglasses may be protective.

My son wants to wear colored lenses. Is it safe?

If he's already wearing clear lenses, it should be OK.

My vision is a bit hazy since yesterday. Should I get it checked?

Try some eye drops for lubrication and see how you feel. It should clear up soon otherwise see a doctor

What can I do to treat my frequent headaches?

Poor fitting glasses can cause headaches. Try contact lens to see if the headaches go away. Other causes include glaucoma brain tumours, nasal congestions.

Why are my father's eyes watering after his cataract surgery?

Some watering is expected soon after surgery. It should subside after a few days. Go back to his surgeon for review.

How can I avoid glasses?

No glasses. It's possible if your eyes are emmetropic up to the age of 40. In later years, presbyopia will set in and reading glasses will be needed. If you reach that stage, it's READ MORE
No glasses. It's possible if your eyes are emmetropic up to the age of 40. In later years, presbyopia will set in and reading glasses will be needed. If you reach that stage, it's possible to replace your lens with one that allows near and distance vision without glasses.

Do I need anesthesia for a laser eye surgery?

Usually topical anesthesia is needed. Literally three drops of a local anesthestic.

What is the best treatment for puffy eyes?

Try to rest well each night. A cold compress may help. Otherwise, lower eye bag surgery to reduce the fat pockets.

Even after my cataract surgery, I have hazy vision. Why?

Recovery will take a few weeks. Later, check for refractive errors that will require glasses to sharpen your vision.

Is it safe to use rose water on my eyes?

It's OK if it's used as a cold compress, but not into your eyes.

How do I know if I have glaucoma?

Only your eye doctor can test you. See one soon if there is a family history.

Why do i have a problem focusing when i read?

Yes. Refractive errors need to be corrected for best vision. See your optometrist.

What causing my eye to twitch?

This is blepharospasm or twitching of muscles