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The 5 Most Recommended Eye Clinics in Singapore

The 6 Most Recommended Eye Clinics in Singapore

Treatments & Specialisation

We gathered up clinics with comprehensive ranges of services that cover most related eye health concerns. Moreover, we considered the various treatment programs these clinics offer.

Expertise

No matter how high a procedure’s success rate is, there are still minor risks. We cracked down on eye clinics that can optimise their treatments to produce minimal risks — from consultation and surgery to aftercare.

Affordability

It goes without saying that ocular surgery is no cheap commodity, so we found eye clinics that can make the cost bearable for you.

Patient Feedback

Since most clinics personalise their solutions, patient feedback is the best way to determine how effective their opinions are. We rounded up clinics that produced the highest patient satisfaction rates.

1. Dr. Natasha Lim Eye Centre (Dr. Natasha Lim)

Dr. Natasha Lim Eye Centre Homepage

Services: iDesign LASIK, LASEK, Epi-LASIK, PRK, Implantable Contact Lens (ICL), Cataract Surgery, Presbyopia Correction, Floaters

Website: https://www.drnatashalim.com/

Address: 101 Irrawaddy Rd, #19-01/02/03/07, Royal Square Medical Suites, Royal Square @ Novena, Singapore 329565

Contact Details: +65 6570 2220

Clinic Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Saturday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Google Reviews5/5
Facebook Reviews4.9/5
Total Reviews5/5
Score Consistency5/5
Treatments & Specialisation5/5
Expertise4.5/5
Affordability4/5
Consultation & Packages4/5
Transparency4/5
Patient Feedback5/5

Pros

  • Specialises in LASIK and cataract surgeries
  • Uses advanced tools in procedures
  • Offers financial consultation for patients
  • Easily accessible via MRT

Cons

  • Long waiting times

Dr Natasha Lim Eye Centre is helmed by its namesake, Dr Natasha Lim. She uses her global training to provide advanced solutions to treat ocular conditions and general eye care.

What we appreciate the most about this clinic is the first-rate technology that allows it to offer a broader range of surgical procedures compared to other eye clinics.

Thus, when it comes to eye surgeries, we think Dr Natasha Lim Eye Centre is a great choice.

Additionally, eye-correcting surgery is Dr Natasha Lim’s principal clinical interest. Whether you need LASIK surgery to correct your eye prescription or refractive surgery for cataracts, we trust that she knows its ins and outs.

Speaking of LASIK surgery, we were delighted to discover that Dr Natasha Lim is the pioneer in introducing iDesign LASIK surgery in Singapore. This procedure is the newest and most accurate way to correct myopia and astigmatism using laser technology.

Since this procedure isn’t cheap, we appreciate that Dr Natasha Lim provides financial consultations for her patients. This allows her patients to receive a personalised surgical procedure that meets their needs and budget.

However, the clinic’s biggest drawback is that its logistics and document processing takes a long time to operate. If you want to drop by its clinic, we advise you to prepare to queue for long hours.

Although you won’t have to worry about heavy traffic getting there. The clinic is in the Royal Square Novena, next to Novena MRT station, making it accessible for commuters!

2. Atlas Eye Centre (Dr. David Chan)

Atlas Eye Centre Homepage

Services: PRK, LASIK, ReLEx SMILE,  Cataract Surgery, Implantable Contact Lens (ICL), Refractive Errors, Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma Treatment, Dry Eye, Floaters, Children’s Eye Health

Website: https://atlaseye.sg/

Address: 101 Irrawaddy Road #19-12/13, Royal Square Medical Centre, Singapore 329565 (Novena Branch)

Contact Details: +65 6737 9119; +65 9088 5717

Clinic Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM; Saturday, by appointment only

Google Reviews4.8/5
Facebook Reviews5/5
Total Reviews5/5
Score Consistency4.9/5
Treatments & Specialisation4/5
Expertise4/5
Affordability4/5
Consultation & Packages3.5/5
Transparency4.5/5
Patient Feedback4.8/5

Pros

  • Offers a comprehensive range of surgical procedures
  • Provides US FDA-approved medical treatments
  • Personalised surgical operations
  • Has two locations

Cons

  • Reports of slow services
  • Long queues
  • Walk-in patients not allowed on Saturdays

Atlas Eye Specialist Centre is one of the many powerhouse specialist clinics housed at the Royal Square Novena. Headed by accredited ophthalmologist Dr David Chan, we consider Atlas Eye Specialist the benchmark for eye surgeries. 

We found this clinic outstanding because of its various procedures available. From three different vision correction procedures to high-risk cataract treatment and childhood myopia treatments, you can rely on Atlas Eye Specialist Centre.

We believe its comprehensive range of clinical procedures and assessments is enough to make patients feel like they wouldn’t run out of options in this clinic.

Furthermore, we commend the various United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medical procedures it offers,  guaranteeing their safety and effectiveness.

Coupled with Dr David Chan’s expertise, we believe you’ll be in the best hands at Atlas Eye Specialist Centre. We noted that he has helped many patients have personalised treatments that best address their vision imparities.

If you’re unsure about your eye condition, you can opt for a 15-minute consultation with Dr David or his associates. Although the costs are reasonable at $172, the extended consultation fees are steep at $225+.

Nonetheless, we think Atlas Eye Specialist Centre is perfect for those who want to explore other options for vision correction. We noticed this clinic is a popular choice for those with nearsightedness and astigmatism concerns.

We must mention that this clinic has a high demand for its services, so there are long queues in both branches even if you have an appointment. 

Furthermore, it doesn’t accept walk-in patients on Saturdays, and its customer service is slower due to the regular influx of patients.

3. The EyeClinic by Dr. Cheryl Lee

The EyeClinic by Dr. Cheryl Lee Homepage

Services: Evo Implantable Contact Lens (ICL), Vision Correction, Dry Eyes, Cataracts, Presbyopia, Common Conditions, Myopia Control, Children’s Eye Health

Website: https://www.theeyeclinic.com.sg/

Address: 333A Orchard Road, 04-24/25, Mandarin Gallery, Singapore 238897

Contact Details: +65 6235 5833 (24-hr Hotline), +65 9788 9080 (WhatsApp)

Clinic Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM; Saturday, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Google Reviews4.8/5
Expat Choice Asia Reviews4.8/5
Total Reviews4.5/5
Score Consistency4.7/5
Treatments & Specialisation3.5/5
Expertise4/5
Affordability4/5
Consultation & Packages4/5
Transparency4/5
Patient Feedback4.8/5

Pros

  • Specialises in a non-laster alternative to LASIK surgery
  • Recommended by athletes and cosplayers
  • Fluent in 8 languages
  • Has a 24-hour emergency hotline

Cons

  • Offers only one surgical solution
  • ICL procedure is pricier than LASIK

Vision correction isn’t limited to LASIK surgery. There are existing alternatives that are just as effective and much more inclusive. 

The EyeClinic specialises in one of the alternatives — Implantable Contact Lens (ICL).

For patients who did not qualify for LASIK surgery — or those that prefer non-invasive eye surgery in general — we suggest trying out the ICL procedure. What we like most about it is that it’s painless, swift, and reversible!

The EyeClinic’s resident ophthalmologist, Dr Cheryl Lee, is regarded as a pioneer for ICL surgery in Singapore. We were impressed by her 10 years of experience as an eye doctor in the USA, England, and France. 

She brought her experiences back to Singapore and introduced the non-invasive, non-laser ICL as an alternative to the more prominent laser-operated LASIK that reshapes the cornea.

Notably, ICL is perfect for athletes and cosplayers with myopic conditions. Just imagine — no more scrambling for sports glasses or graded coloured contact lenses!

The EyeClinic has already performed this procedure on a handful of sports hobbyists, including auto racers and hikers. Based on this, we are assured that ICL can survive extreme activities and harsh conditions just as well as LASIK.

What we appreciate most about Dr Cheryl Lee is that she can communicate in eight languages: English, Mandarin, Teochew, Hokkien, French, Spanish, Russian, and Malay.

So if you’d like to know more about ICL, communication will be the last of your worries when booking an appointment.

We also like that it has a 24-hour emergency hotline that you can contact. That Dr Cheryl Lee readily attends to emergencies also garners points from us!

However, we think its one-dimensional focus on ICL is also its greatest weakness. If you consult with The EyeClinic about any visual discomfort, it can only offer an ICL procedure as a solution.

Furthermore, the biggest deal breaker about ICL is its more expensive costs than the good, ol’ LASIK surgery, albeit it’s less complicated.

4. W Eye Clinic (Dr. Gerard Nah)

W Eye Clinic Homepage

Services: Surgeries/Treatments (Soft-touch PRK (Soft-touch EpiLASIK), ReLEx SMILE Surgery, TransPRK (No-Touch EpiLASIK), LASIK Surgery, Implantable Collamer Lenses (ICL), Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma); Vision Care Screening; General Ophthalmology

Website: http://weyeclinic.sg/

Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City (near tower 5), #01-402 Singapore 038983

Contact Details: +65 6337 9119

Clinic Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Saturday, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Google Reviews4.4/5
Asia Firms Reviews4.6/5
Total Reviews3.5/5
Score Consistency4.2/5
Treatments & Specialisation5/5
Expertise5/5
Affordability4/5
Consultation & Packages4/5
Transparency4/5
Patient Feedback4.5/5

Pros

  • Expertise in different types of LASIK/refractive error correction surgery
  • Specialises in Aviation Medicine

Cons

  • Can improve customer service
  • Shorter clinic hours compared to other clinics

Like some of our other entries, W Eye Clinic also specialises in a specific surgical procedure that can substitute for LASIK surgery.

LASIK surgery requires a certain thickness in a person’s cornea, so some people would understandably be incompatible with this operation. That’s why W Eye Clinic provides a close alternative for people with thinner corneas: the epi-LASIK (PRK).

It might sound confusing at first, especially if you factor in the two kinds of PRK procedures available at W Eye Clinic. But that’s exactly why we encourage you to consult Dr Gerard Nah, the eye clinic’s resident ophthalmologist. 

As an expert on the topic, Dr Gerard Nah can give you a better, more professional explanation of these procedures.

As for his credentials, we admire his specialisation in Aviation Medicine and experience in the Republic of Singapore Air Force for nearly 20 years. 

With his experience in a field that requires the sharpest vision, we put our faith in Dr Gerard Nah’s success rates in vision correction.

However, as much as Dr Gerard Nah impressed us with his credentials, the clinic’s staff unfortunately isn’t as remarkable. From the customers we’ve approached, we inferred that W Eye Clinic has trouble keeping up with its patients.

Hence, the staff tend to get the customers’ information all jumbled up, sometimes including price quotations too.

If you have an insurance policy, we suggest it’s the first thing you mention to the staff as they tend to forget to check this crucial information.

Finally, we note that W Eye Clinic opens later and has shorter hours on Saturdays compared to its competitors.

5. Ava Eye Clinic (Dr. Audrey Looi)

Ava Eye Clinic Homepage

Services: General Ophthalmology Services (Cataract Surgery, Dry Eye Solutions, Diabetic Eye Disease Monitoring and Treatment, Glaucoma Monitoring And Treatment,  Myopia Control, Pterygium Surgery); Oculoplastic Services

Website: https://avaeyeclinic.com/

Address: 101 Irrawaddy Road #20-01, Royal Square Medical Centre, Royal Square @ Novena, Singapore 329565

Contact Details: +65 6250 7477; +65 9827 2353 (WhatsApp)

Clinic Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM; Saturday, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Google Reviews4.5/5
Facebook Reviews5/5
Total Reviews3.5/5
Score Consistency4.3/5
Treatments & Specialisation4.5/5
Expertise5/5
Affordability3.75/5
Consultation & Packages4/5
Transparency3.5/5
Patient Feedback4.75/5

Pros

  • Offers myopia control for children
  • Specialises in oculoplastic surgeries such as prosthetic eye
  • Located near Novena MRT Station

Cons

  • Prone to miscommunication between staff
  • Limited to cataract surgery and oculoplastic surgeries

Next on our list is Ava Eye Clinic, which is perfect for people who want preventive measurements or aesthetic surgeries instead of drastic solutions.

As they say, prevention is better than cure. Unlike other clinics that specialise in treatment, Ava Eye Clinic promotes myopia control instead–especially for children.

What we like about Ava Eye Clinic is that it follows a scientifically-proven study to slow myopia in children using small, comfortable dosages of atropine drops. This can stall the development of myopia by 50 to 60 percent.

What we found most impressive about this clinic its extensive offering of oculoplastic surgeries. We believe these are extremely helpful for people with muscular conditions around their eyes.

Ava Eye Clinic is also known to offer the best orbital disease management services in Singapore. So for anyone with thyroid eye disease — or even the simple inflammation and eye infection — we think this eye clinic would be an ideal stop.

Moreover, its resident ophthalmologist, Dr Audrey Looi, is qualified to perform cataract surgery. What we appreciate the most about her is that she also puts efforts into rejuvenating the eyes post-surgery.

So if you’re looking for a one-stop eye clinic that can offer surgical and aesthetic aftercare treatments, we highly recommend Dr Audrey Looi.

Ava Eye Clinic also offers socket and prosthetic eye interventions. So if you’re facing difficulties fitting an ocular prosthetic, we suggest you take it to Ava Eye Clinic for an examination.

The only problem that we think Ava Eye Clinic presents is that its administrative staff lacks clear communication with patients. According to our surveys, this issue has led to several misunderstandings, especially concerning fees and payments.

6. EyeWise Vision Clinic (Dr. Christopher Khng)

Services: Eye Trauma, Sports Eye Injury, Cataract Surgery, Complex Lens Disorders, Iris Repair, Glaucoma Screening and Surgery, Diabetic Eye Screening, Vitreous Floaters, and more

Website: https://eyewisevision.com.sg/

Address: 6 Napier Road, #06-04 Gleneagles Medical Centre, (S)258499

Contact Details: +65 6476 1211

Clinic Hours: Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm.

Google Reviews4.9/5
Facebook Reviews5/5
Total Reviews5/5
Score Consistency5/5
Treatments & Specialisation5/5
Expertise5/5
Affordability4/5
Consultation & Packages4/5
Transparency4/5
Patient Feedback5/5

Pros

  • Highly experienced doctor
  • Wide range of eye expertise
  • Great rapport

Cons

  • No clinics on weekends

Another clinic we recommend is EyeWise Vision Clinic.

This clinic is owned by Dr. Christopher Khng, an Ophthalmologist who specialises in a number of areas.

We think the range of his expertise is impressive. He specialises in Complex Cataract and Anterior Segment Reconstruction Surgery, and particularrly in Iris Reconstruction and surgery for Aniridia.

He’s also well-versed in Complex Lens surgery, New Lens and Phacoemulsification technologies, Refractive surgery, Phakic IOLs (the Implantable Collamer Lens, ICL), and small-incision, topical anesthesia phacoemulsification cataract surgery.

We’re also impressed by the breadth of his training and experience, having completed his medical degrees of MBBS at National University of Singapore (NUS) and various experiences of being a consultant in different clinics and hospitals.

His clinic is capable of helping you and treating minor and major eye conditions.

There’s no doubt that he’s one of the best in Singapore. His knowledge and expertise is evident, but he’s also great at establishing rapport.

He explains everything to his patients very well, such as risk and benefits of every procedure.

We like how he makes his patients feel comfortable and cared for. No wonder many of his patients stick to him for any eye concerns.

We highly recommend!

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