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We've come together. For you.

Here's a holistic and comprehensive one-stop hub like no other that is dedicated to serve you with clarity, comfort and convenience all the way.

Our optometrists are readily available to share their expertise and answer your queries at every point – from start to end. They will be accompanying you through detailed checks, diagnosis, counselling and evidence-based treatments at every stage of your bespoke consultation.

We do these and more, because we don't just believe in addressing myopia when it happens. We believe in prevention and education, and in impacting lives through better sigh. By tackling myopia together with innovation and awareness, you will be one step closer to better vision.


Here's how it works. 3 Simple Steps

For an easy, fuss-free and convenient patient experience, upon your arrival:

Step 1 - Vision Assessment

  • Refraction test – A baseline check for vision and eye prescription
  • Squint test – Examining for any misalignment in your eyes, inwards or outwards
  • Amblyopia assessment – Screen for any possible lazy eye if fails to score normal correctable vision



Step 2 - In-Depth Evaluation

  • Slit-lamp exam – Examine the health at front of your eye to spot for any cornea abnormalities, cataracts and more
  • Imaging and detailed scans – We go in depth with diagnostic tests, such as corneal topography, fundus photography, optical coherence tomography and more



Step 3 - Comprehensive Evaluation

  • Discussion – We keep you fully informed with updates on your review and analyse of assessment and scans
  • Advice – We provide guidance on myopia management or any other pathological management or treatments
  • Education – We inform you on vision care methods and advice you on your medication frequency. Keeping you updated on the latest update on myopia 



Myopia Control Treatment

At Myopia Centre, we only use evidence-based proven treatment to manage myopia. Evidence-based treatment includes the widely used atropine drops.

Atropine

One of the treatments of myopia is atropine eye drops. Many studies have shown a significant rate in slowing down the progression of myopia in children and their use is gaining popularity. It is one of the more effective methods to slow down the progression with little side effect.


Young children of age six to eight years old with myopia are more prone to rapid progression. Atropine eye drop slows down the progression of myopia in about 50% to 60% of children for low-dose atropine 0.01%, and 20% to 30% of children may require higher dose atropine (0.125% / 1%). 

However, myopia progression may still occur in some children, and if rapid, they may then need to be converted to a higher dose of atropine. Unfortunately, in 10% of children, myopia may continue to progress rapidly even with the higher-dose atropine.

Atropine treatment requires patients to be committed and motivated. Results from atropine may take time to show results therefore it will require close monitoring half yearly. The treatment regimen requires patients or parents to administer one drop of 0.01% atropine, daily, in each eye.

The Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) performed a series of landmark clinical trials that showed that 0.01% atropine can slow down myopia by 60% in young children compared with untreated children through a 5-year trial. This led SNEC to develop and produce the Myopine™ eye drop. Commercially available in Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and other parts of the world, it slows down the progression of myopia, with minimal side effects, in children. 





Read about some of the clinical trial studies conducted by SERI here: