Useful Patient Information

1. What to bring along during visit?

Referral letter or medical report , any investigations done , medication and eyedrops etc. Please also bring along the glasses that you normally use .

 

2. Do I need to make an appointment ?

It will be preferable especially if you want to see a particular eye specialist .

 

3.  Can I drive ?

Usually your eyes will be dilated for the examination and vision will be slightly blurred for about 3 hours and patient are advise not to drive and to wear sunglasses

 

4. How much time is the consultation ?

A comprehensive eye examination including dilatation of pupils can easily take up to 1 hour . If any additional procedures are necessary then your visit can be longer . So please allow enough time for consultation .

 

5. Where can I find additional information about common eye diseases ?

You can go to Singapore National Eye Centre website ( snec.com.sg ) and click on Eye Conditions and Treatments .