Diabetic retinopathy

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Diabetic retinopathy

  1. 1. be used. Avastin is a drug used for patients with colorectal cancer. It is used ‘off-label’ for patients who prefer a cheaper alternative. Both of these drugs are injected directy into the eye known as an intravitreal injection. 4) Slow release drug delivery system Ozurdex is a tiny injectable implant that slowly releases medicine inside the eye. This has been showed to be very useful for the treatment of macular swelling from various causes like vein oculusion and diabetes. At EEC, we can perform a complete ocular examination including visual acuity, slit lamp, intraocular eye pressure checks and dilated fundal examination. We also offer a proper diagnosis and personalized treatment for your condition after your assessment. With the latest imaging techniques including FFA, we offer an accurate diagnosis of stages of the diabetic retinopathy. In addition, we have a state-of-the-art spectral domain OCT, Zeiss Cirruss and Topcon 3D-2000 which can deliver exquisite high-definition images of structures inside the eye. We can perform laser from the latest PASCAL laser. This is the latest and most advanced machine for precise, safe and efficient delivery of laser into the eye with less pain and side effects. We have various intravitreal injection options between Avastin and Lucentis. We also offer counseling with regards to diet and lifestyle modifications. We also have a wide range of low vision aids to help overcome various visual inconvenience. If necessary, we can also perform vitrectomy surgery to remove blood clots and scar tissue within the eye, and perform retinal laser to stabilise the retina. Your doctor will discuss the options with you Eagle Eye Centre @ Mount Alvernia Mount Alvernia Hospital 820 Thomson Road, #02-10/17, Medical Centre Blk B, Singapore 574623 Tel: 6456-1000 / 6-eagleye (6324-5393) Fax: 6456-1006 Eagle Eye Centre @ Mount Elizabeth Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre 3 Mount Elizabeth, #08-02, Singapore 228510 Tel: 6836-0001 Fax: 6836-0002 Eagle Eye Centre @ Parkway East Parkway East Medical Centre 319 Joo Chiat Place, #05-03, Singapore 427989 Tel: 6348-1000 Fax: 6348-1001 Eagle Eye Centre @ Mount Elizabeth Novena Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre An example of this agent is Lucentis (ranibizumab) (www.lucentis.com). Due to the high cost of Lucentis, a close chemical alternative of Lucentis, Avastin (bevacizumab) can 38 Irrawaddy Road, #08-22/23/24, Singapore 329563 Tel: 6570-1000 Fax: 6570-1001 Email: eec@eagleeyecentre.com.sg Website: www.eagleeyecentre.com.sg DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

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