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Thinking of getting LASIK surgery? Here are the list of useful and comprehensive guides that you should read first!

For those of you who are considering to go for a laser vision correction surgery, or even just finding more information about laser vision correction, we've compiled a list of useful guides regarding laser vision correction! Learn more about the different types of Laser Vision Correction surgeries such as LASIK, epiLASIK, TransPRK, SMILE.

Make an informed decision!


LASIK Guide in Singapore: Ready to say goodbye to myopia for good? – After Clinic Hours

Myopia is a visual disability that millions have all over the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has categorised myopia with other eye diseases such as cataract, macular degeneration, infectious diseases and Vitamin A deficiency amongst the leading causes of blindness worldwide. [1] A study by American Academy of Ophthalmology found that almost 10 million are severely short-sighted in the U.S. and at higher risk of a complication called myopic choroidal neovascularization that can potentially lead to vision loss. [2]

Perfect eyesight without LASIK? It’s possible and it’s (joyously) called ReLEx SMILE. – After Clinic Hours

One of our most valued senses has to be our gift of sight. There are so many things we rely on our sight for on a daily basis. If you’re like me, highly myopic with a decided disdain for glasses and contact lenses, you must’ve also considered getting LASIK done.

A personal anecdote of my TransPRK experience – the good and the bad – After Clinic Hours

I was a 23-year-old student in my penultimate year of university having my summer break. Since young, I’ve always loved sports and the outdoors and to me, glasses were a huge impairment whenever I played sports. It was the most ridiculous situation: me rock-climbing outdoors, sweat dripping down my temples, feeling frustrated that thin piece of plastic sliding down my nose bridge for the ten thousandth time.

Lasik prices in Singapore – get the full scoop of your Lasik bill before you go for it. – After Clinic Hours

Lasik has achieved no easy feat that most other elective surgeries have not in Singapore: it has become mainstream. Everybody knows Lasik.

What you need to know about LASIK surgery in Singapore (2020) – After Clinic Hours

When it comes to glasses and contact lenses, there is always that love-and-hate relationship amongst those who wear them on a regular basis. Sure, they can be a bold and fun fashion statement. Some people even wear them not because they needed it, but because they want to look cooler, cuter, smarter, or more professional. But for others, glasses and contact lenses are necessities, something that they can’t live without. If you fit the latter description, perhaps it is time to consider getting a LASIK surgery. Let’s talk about some of the important things that you should know about LASIK surgery in Singapore.


Infographics of the main steps of LASIK surgery.

Infographics of the main steps of LASIK surgery.

LASIK Guide in Singapore: Ready to say goodbye to myopia for good?

The 4 main steps of conventional LASIK surgery


Illustration of the main steps of TransPRK surgery

Illustration of the main steps of TransPRK surgery

Unlike the conventional LASIK, TransPRK does not require the creation of corneal flap. Therefore there won't be any flap related complications
LASIK Guide in Singapore: Ready to say goodbye to myopia for good?


Things to note prior to LASIK surgery

Things to note prior to LASIK surgery

Not everyone can go for LASIK surgery, you would have to go for an eye evaluation to determine your suitability. Some of the things to take not before you go for the eye evaluation is to stop contact lens for a few days. Check with the LASIK clinic of your choice for the exact duration!

LASIK Guide in Singapore: Ready to say goodbye to myopia for good?

LASIK vs TransPRK: Which procedure is the best for me? – After Clinic Hours

Imagine a life free of the burdens of glasses and the daily inconvenience of contact lenses. Isn’t that wonderful? If you’ve had enough of glasses or contact lenses, laser vision correction may be your solution to see clearly, naturally. LASIK, the most common form of laser vision correction, is something most of you would be very familiar of. But do you know there are other types of laser vision correction such as TransPRK? If you have never heard about TransPRK and would like to find out the difference between Lasik Vs TransPRK, we will be giving you a lowdown on both procedures – right down from how it is performed and their pros & cons.