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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

I have a stye on the inner side of my eyelid. Is it a problem?

Frequently clean that area with mild soap and water to help healing. Antibiotic drops will help you to heal better.

When should I get my daughter's first eye checkup done?

It's good to have an eye check before aged 5 years. Usually the earlier the better to detect and correct any refractive errors thereby preventing amblyopia

How are crossed eyes treated?

An eye check will guide you on what's best. Prism glasses, botox injection and finally surgery are all options.

Can eye puffiness be a sign of an illness?

Puffy eyes can be a sign of kidney or heart failure , water retention, allergy around the eyelids. Check with your doctor if it’s persistent

Are all babies born with blue eyes?

Not all babies are born with blue eyes. It’s a genetically inherited feature. Usually one parent has blue eyes . It may not be so obvious in adults but a baby’s white sclera enhances READ MORE
Not all babies are born with blue eyes. It’s a genetically inherited feature. Usually one parent has blue eyes . It may not be so obvious in adults but a baby’s white sclera enhances the blue on the iris.

How can I protect my eyes while working in front of the computer for close to 8 hours a day?

Take breaks every half hour by closing your eyes and blinking regularly while on the computer

Are there any risks involved with a LASIK surgery?

There are some risks with lasik like broken flaps, scaring and loss of best vision. It is only good for those below 40 years old

My mother often complains of itchiness and stickiness in eyes. What is the remedy for this?

Itching and sticky eyes are due to dryness and allergies of the eye lids Nsw surfaces. Frequent lubrication with artificial tears will help. Any allergic drops may be needed. See READ MORE
Itching and sticky eyes are due to dryness and allergies of the eye lids Nsw surfaces. Frequent lubrication with artificial tears will help. Any allergic drops may be needed. See your doctor please

Are colored lenses safe for your eyes?

Short term use is safe if proper hygiene is observed. Excessive use can lead to red eyes or infection

What does it take for an eye transplant to be successful?

Eye transplant refers to replacing the cornea only. It's like replacing the watch glass only. Only a small piece of cornea is replaced but the rest of the eye is still original READ MORE
Eye transplant refers to replacing the cornea only. It's like replacing the watch glass only. Only a small piece of cornea is replaced but the rest of the eye is still original

What is the treatment for diabetic eye disease?

Besides dietary control which is the most important, laser photocoagulation of bleeding retinal areas, Intraitreal injection of ozudex and vitreous surgery for advanced diabetic READ MORE
Besides dietary control which is the most important, laser photocoagulation of bleeding retinal areas, Intraitreal injection of ozudex and vitreous surgery for advanced diabetic eye disease may be required

How long is the recovery from a cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery will take days, weeks and months to recover fully depending on how the surgery was done. After a month, see an optometrist for spectacles to correct any residual READ MORE
Cataract surgery will take days, weeks and months to recover fully depending on how the surgery was done. After a month, see an optometrist for spectacles to correct any residual refractive error.

Do eye cosmetics cause blindness?

Cosmetics contain chemicals that can be harmful if it gets into the eyes. Avoid getting them into your eyes. Some may contain toxins or steroids that can cause glaucoma and blindness. READ MORE
Cosmetics contain chemicals that can be harmful if it gets into the eyes. Avoid getting them into your eyes. Some may contain toxins or steroids that can cause glaucoma and blindness. Check with your doctor first.

My mother's eyes always seem red. What could be the reason?

Dry eyes cause redness, itch and irritation. Rubbing around the eyes will cause dark circles and hyper pigmentation. Moisturise the eyes, eyelids and face will reduce symptoms READ MORE
Dry eyes cause redness, itch and irritation. Rubbing around the eyes will cause dark circles and hyper pigmentation.
Moisturise the eyes, eyelids and face will reduce symptoms and improve appearance

Can being in the sun without UV protection harm my eyes?

Yes, but if you can, your eyes will have the best health by wearing a hat and sunglasses. Pterygium, cataracts, and macula disorders are possible sequelae.

Why am I having a burning sensation in my eyes?

It's due to excessive dryness and solar exposure. Sunglasses, a hat and eye drops will help.

What could be the reason for pain in my left eye?

Left eye pain may be due to eyelid infection, eye surface disorders, and eyeball issues like iritis or glaucoma. See an eye doctor to ascertain what is the cause.

Are artificial tears safe for the eyes?

Commercial artificial teardrops are safe from reputable companies. Most are sterile, water-based eye solutions.

Can using under eye creams harm the eyes in any way?

Most creams are OK but check the content on Wikipedia for any toxicity