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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 you watch TV after cataract surgery?

Yes, you can, even within a day after surgery. But you could be a bit blurry.

Halo and starburst in vision?

It could be due to eye surface disturbance. If it persists, you should see a doctor.

How to treat a swollen eyelid?

Sorry you should have recovered by now. A swollen eyelid could be due to a sty or mild infection.

Will I need reading glasses after cataract surgery?

Yes you may need reading glasses. Discuss this with your doctor.

Does high blood pressure cause floaters?

No, unless you have a retinal or vitreous hemorrhage.

Can you sleep on your side after Lasik?

Yes, but protect your eyes with a guard.

How does femto laser work?

It's a laser cutter instead of diamond or steel.

How long does the flap take to heal after LASIK?

Initially 5 hours. Firm healing takes a few weeks.

Can you wear your contacts overnight?

You can damage your eyes.

What are the disadvantages of laser eye surgery?

Your cornea is permanently altered and could be damaged in an accident.

What is the difference between Lasik and Femto Lasik surgery?

Lasik uses a microkeratome to cut the corneal flap. Festive second laser uses a laser to cut the corneal flap or pocket but still requires a knife to lift the pocket.

Does Lasik flap fully heal?

Yes, after a few months

What can disqualify you from LASIK?

If you are too highly myopic like minus 8 or 10 diopters and you have a thin cornea.

Does astigmatism come back after LASIK?

Usually not if adequately treated.

Who is not suitable for laser eye surgery?

Those over 40 years old, because reading glasses would be needed soon after once your distance vision is corrected.

How many years does Lasik last?

It works well till you are 40 years old. Thereafter, you need reading glasses.