The surgeons at OasisEye Specialists specialize in the latest medical, laser and surgical treatments for your vision needs
Dr Kenneth Fong , Dr Mano Shunmugam, Dr Wong Hon Seng, Dr Ling Kiet-Phang and Dr Teh Wee Min are eye surgeons with additional sub specialty training in treating medical and surgical retina diseases. They have done their postgraduate fellowship training at renowned eye centers in the UK (St Thomas’ Hospital ) and Australia (Royal Perth Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital). They are experts at managing diseases like macula degeneration , retinal vein occlusion , epiretinal membrane , diabetic retinopathy , macula hole , retinal detachment , myopic retinal problems , inflammation and infections in the eye and complex cataract surgery . They practice at OasisEye Specialists in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia (oasiseye.my) , which is a modern ambulatory day care surgery centre with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic machines and have consistently high rates of patient satisfaction.
A cataract is clouding of the lens in your eye. This is usually due to old age but can also occur due to trauma, diabetes, or due to medications.
Cataract surgery is done when the lens in your eye has become cloudy making it difficult for you to see well enough to carry out your usual daily activities. If the cataract is not removed, your vision may stay the same, but it will probably gradually get worse. Waiting for a longer period of time may make the operation more difficult. If you are considering surgery, please let the doctor know if you are taking the following medications: Flomax (Tamsulosin), Doxazosin, Asprin, or any blood thinning drugs like Warfarin, Plavix or Ticlid (Dipyradimole). These medications may need to be stopped before surgery.
You can listen to Dr Fong talking about cataract surgery.
The purpose of the operation is to replace the cataract with a plastic lens (implant) inside your eye. This usually done under local anesthesia. With a local anaesthetic you will be awake during the operation. You will not be able to see what is happening, but you will be aware of a bright light...Read More
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