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Ophthalmology (Eye)

Department of OpthalmologyOphthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, functions as well as the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the eyes and visual pathways.

Established in 1986, NUH Ophthalmology Department functions as one of Singapore's major ophthalmology tertiary referral centre, providing diagnostic and therapeutic services for both adults and children, Our team of experienced eye specialists manages the full spectrum of eye conditions – from common diseases such as cataract, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration to rare conditions such as ocular inflammation, eye cancers and inherited retina diseases.

As part of an academic health system, we maintain a strong emphasis on education as we continuously educate patients, nurses, medical students and the community at large in the principles and practice of eye diseases. We are also at the forefront of research and innovation and strive to provide the latest evidence-based diagnostics and treatments for both common and complex eye conditions.


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