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ZEISS MyoCare Lenses: First age-related design released for myopia management in children
ZEISS MyoCare Lenses: First age-related design released for myopia management in children
calendar22 Jun 2024

Results from two on-going multicenter trials in Asian and Caucasian children show that ZEISS MyoCare and ZEISS MyoCare S spectacle lenses slow the progression of myopia as compared to ZEISS single vision spectacle lenses across all sites involving large samples and in both Asian and Caucasian children.

Understanding Orthokeratology (Ortho-k) and their Efficacy for Myopia Control
Understanding Orthokeratology (Ortho-k) and their Efficacy for Myopia Control
calendar03 May 2023

Orthokeratology lenses, also known as Ortho-k lenses, are a type of contact lens that can be worn while sleeping to correct refractive errors and improve vision during the day. However, in recent times, Ortho-k lenses have also been gaining in popularity for their ability to slow down the progression of myopia in children and young adults. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at Ortho-k lenses and their efficacy for myopia control.

FL-41: Special Tinted Lenses for Migraine and Light Sensitivity
FL-41: Special Tinted Lenses for Migraine and Light Sensitivity
calendar14 Feb 2022

According to an article by the University of Utah Health, FL-41 is a type of rose or “boysenberry” colored tint that can help ease sufferers of migraine headaches, blepharospasm, light-triggered seizures, CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome) as well as other light-sensitive/triggered conditions.

Glaucoma, 'silent thief' of sight?
Glaucoma, 'silent thief' of sight?
calendar19 Jun 2018

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible worldwide blindness.

It is a sight threatening condition, that is sometimes associated with high intra-ocular pressure, when the aqueous in our eye is not able to drain effectively, thus causing damage to the optic nerve.

Supporting Singapore Red Cross in Sri Lanka Healthcare Mission
Supporting Singapore Red Cross in Sri Lanka Healthcare Mission
calendar09 Jul 2017

Last June, KJ Optometrists had the privilege to support the Singapore Red Cross in its healthcare mission to Sri Lanka. The Singapore Red Cross team provided spectacles to the elderly beneficiaries in Sri Lanka for daily uses such as reading, sewing and knitting.

Blue Light?
Blue Light?
calendar16 Jun 2017

Did you know that an average Singaporean spend more than 12 hours on gadgets daily?