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Sight for Sore Eyes: Top 10 Eye Clinics in Singapore

Did you know that in Singapore, half of children develop myopia by age 12, with 83% becoming myopic by age 18 (Singapore National Eye Health Centre)?

If your peepers need a pick-me-up or you’re worried about your eyesight, look no further. This review trains its sights on the top eye clinics in Singapore today.

How much does an eye clinic in Singapore charge?

At public eye clinics or hospitals in Singapore,

  • consultations typically range from S$40 to S$120,
  • eye exams from S$60 to S$150,
  • cataract/lens replacement surgery from S$800 to S$1,200 per eye (subsidised) or S$1,500 to S$5,000 per eye (unsubsidised),
  • LASIK procedures from S$1,400 to S$3,500, and
  • glaucoma surgery from S$900 to S$1,500.

Opting for a private eye clinic in Singapore comes with varying costs:

  • consultations typically range from S$100 to S$400,
  • eye exams from S$100 to S$400,
  • cataract/lens replacement surgery from S$4,000 to S$8,000 per eye,
  • LASIK procedures from S$3,000 to S$5,000,
  • glaucoma surgery from S$2,000 to S$3,000, and
  • for double eyelid surgery, specific costs may be obtained upon consultation with the clinic.

How We Picked

Qualified Professionals The ophthalmologists and optometrists should be licensed and experienced.
Specialisation – The clinic should offer services like routine eye exams, laser eye surgery (LASIK), cataract surgery, and more.
Technology and Facilities – A good clinic should have modern equipment and facilities for accurate diagnostics and effective treatments
Convenient Location – A clinic with a convenient location and is close to public transport is easily accessible for regular check-ups and follow-up appointments.
Appointment Scheduling – The ease of scheduling appointments and the clinic’s flexibility to accommodate schedules are plus points.

1. Eagle Eye Centre (King Albert Park) – Dr Val Phua

Address: 9 King Albert Park, #01-42/43/44, Singapore 598332 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6564751000

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30 AM – 7 PM; Saturdays, 8.30 AM – 1.30 PM

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Dr Val Phua at Eagle Eye Centre at King Albert Park treats a spectrum of eye conditions, from diabetic retinopathy to glaucoma. He conducts check-ups and surgeries, especially cataract surgery.

The clinic has over 90 staff members. It offers a diverse range of services, including implantable Collamer lens surgery, PRK, LASIK, SMILE, and dry eyes and presbyopia management. 

Dr Val also specialises in painless ReLEx SMILE procedure. He uses optical anaesthetic eye drops to numb the eye thoroughly before the procedure, ensuring painlessness throughout, from corneal lenticule fashioning to removal.

Pros

  • Treats a wide range of eye conditions
  • 90 staff members
  • Convenient location

Cons

  • Mostly focuses on surgical treatments

Customer Reviews

They were very helpful and explained every detail of the test and procedures

“Thank you Dr Val and the Eagle Eye’s team. I did my ICL here. My experience with them was very pleasant. They were very helpful and explained very detail on the test and procedures. It was amazing in the surgery theatre as they played worship songs! It made the whole process calm as I had God present with me. It was very thoughtful and nice that I received a pen, picture frame and a personal message from Dr Val.”

– Faith Chan, Google Reviews

Dr Val Phua was very patient, understanding and caring throughout 

“Dr Val Phua was very patient, understanding and caring throughout both pre and post-surgery. He has his patients’ best interests at heart and does not compromise on the quality of his skills and services. would recommend! no regrets at all with my new vision of the world.”

– Lucy Li, Google Reviews

2. Nobel Eye and Vision Centre (Gleneagles Hospital) – Dr Livia Teo

Address: 6A Napier Rd, #02-37 Gleneagles Hospital Annex Block, Singapore 258500 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6569904571

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30 AM – 5.30 PM; Saturdays, 8.30 AM – 12.30 PM

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Nobel Eye and Vision Centre at Gleneagles Hospital is led by senior consultant Dr Livia Teo. She specialises in conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal issues for both pediatric and adult patients.

The clinic offers a holistic approach to affordable family eye care. Its services cover regular eye screenings, ophthalmic plastics, reconstructive surgery, and managing various orbital conditions.

Notably, the clinic accepts insurance panels, including Adept, Alliance, IHP, iXchange, MHC, Fullerton, Singlife Aviva, HSBC Life, and Great Eastern Life.

Pros

  • Accepts several insurance panels
  • Online booking available
  • Can treat kids and adults

Cons

  • Could get fully booked on certain days

Customer Reviews

Dr. Livia’s politeness & patience quickly alleviated my anxiety

“For many reasons, most people would not expect a great experience from visiting a doctor or clinic, but the excellent service and professionalism of Dr. Livia and her team stand out from the rest. Dr. Livia’s politeness & patience quickly alleviated my anxiety. I am also very impressed by her gentle, yet professional way of handling her patients (based on my observation). The two optometrists who conducted vision tests on me were also friendly & gave clear instructions (in a nice & unhasty tone) for each test. Even the counter staff who assisted me was polite. I’m not a VIP, but I was treated with respect and care that makes me feel like one.”

– Hang Leong Wee, Google Reviews

She is very patient, personable, and experienced

“Highly recommend Dr Teo and her team! My child felt burning pains in his eyes. I reached out at midnight and received a response early in the morning. Dr. Teo not only resolved the issue but also provided valuable advice regarding other matters. She is very patient, personable, and experienced. The office team from optometrist to receptionist is friendly and efficient.”

– Vera Liew, Google Reviews

3. Steve Seah Eye Centre – Dr Steve Seah

Address: One Orchard Blvd, #16-01/02 Camden Medical Centre, Singapore 248649 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6565656888

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM; Saturdays, 9 AM – 1 PM

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Steve Seah Eye Centre offers comprehensive screening tests diagnosing various eye conditions. Senior consultant Dr Steve Seah brings his clinical experience in treating glaucoma, cataracts, and refractive errors, including presbyopia. 

He innovated a divide and scoop technique, enhancing the efficiency and safety of cataract surgeries. 

The clinic offers a spectrum of services from cataract and glaucoma surgery to Epi-LASIK and diabetic retinopathy treatments. 

It’s equipped with modern tools for argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT) for open-angle glaucoma and laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) for acute angle-closure glaucoma. Both aim to manage intraocular pressure and prevent glaucoma progression. 

Pros

  • Dr Seah has over 3 decades of ophthalmologist experience
  • Dr Seah is an expert in glaucoma cases
  • Offers cosmetic eyelid surgery

Cons

  • Mostly focuses on glaucoma

Customer Reviews

This is a testament to him being a patient, thorough and caring doctor

“Dr Steve Seah has been treating my mum’s glaucoma and other eye conditions over the past 16 years. This is a testament to him being a patient, thorough and caring doctor. His clinic’s nurses are highly professional and experienced. They patiently explain any queries my mum has after her eye procedures/checkups.”

– S K, Google Reviews

I highly recommend Dr Seah for anyone seeking top-notch eye care

“I had an excellent experience with Dr Seah during my recent eye check-up. Their expertise and attention to detail truly stood out. The thorough examination put me at ease, and they took the time to address all my concerns. The staff was friendly and efficient, making the whole process seamless. I highly recommend Dr. Seah for anyone seeking top-notch eye care.”

– Mun Yen Loi, Google Reviews

4. Hesed Eye Specialists – Dr Owen Kim Hee

Hesed Eye Specialists - Dr Owen Kim Hee

Address: Gleneagles Hospital #01-32, 6A Napier Rd, Singapore 258500 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6565136615

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM; Saturdays, 9 AM-noon

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Hesed Eye Specialists, led by senior consultant Dr Owen Kim Hee, has a distinct focus on early detection of eye problems. 

With over 15 years of experience, Dr Hee specialises in cataract surgery, glaucoma, and general ophthalmology, offering a comprehensive array of treatments. He is particularly adept at minimally invasive surgeries for glaucoma.

The clinic offers reduced fees for repeat consultations and welcomes all patients, with or without insurance plans. Minor procedures are also Medisave-accredited. 

Pros

  • Focuses on early detection
  • Transparent pricing
  • Medisave-accredited for minor procedures

Cons

  • Solo specialist could make it hard to book slots

Customer Reviews

Dr Owen is always very clear, precise and assuring

“Thank you to Dr Owen for taking such good care of my eyes. Be it the pre-checks, surgery or post-checks, Dr Owen is always very clear, precise and assured, with a great personable warmth, knowing and remembering his patients. Dr Owen did my mum’s cataract surgery some years back too, and so I came to him to do it for both my eyes, especially one eye having a very thick cataract. Both my eyes have recovered brilliantly well! And kudos too to the nurse team for being most helpful, professional and friendly. This is a great team Dr Owen has put together!”

– Edwin Heng, Google Reviews

Dr Owen was very understanding and reassuring throughout the process

“The whole process of my eye cataract treatment, from consultation to surgery and post-op, has been a pleasant experience. The nurses were friendly and helpful. Dr Owen was very understanding and reassuring throughout the process. The cataract surgery was so smooth and painless that I didn’t even know when it was over! The post-op recovery was also smooth, without any issues. Kudos to Dr Owen!”

– Tehillah, Google Reviews

5. The Eye Clinic – Dr Cheryl Lee

Address: 333A Orchard Rd, #04-24 / 25, Singapore 238897 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6562355833 (clinic and 24-hour emergency services)

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM -1 PM and 2 – 5.30 PM; Saturdays, 9 AM – 12.30 PM

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The Eye Clinic is one of the few offering all research-proven myopia control options, innovative dry eye cures, and a high number of EVO implantable Collamer lens surgeries. It also offers eye screening for kids from 4 to 12 years old.

It was founded by Dr Cheryl Lee who has over 20 years of ophthalmologic experience. She specialises in cataract, retinal, and implantable contact lens surgery with a focus on myopia control and dry eye treatment.

Dr Cheryl is also fluent in 9 languages, including English, Mandarin, French, Spanish, and Malay. 

The clinic offers 24/7 emergency services. 

Pros

  • Can treat dry eyes and children’s vision issues
  • 24-hour emergency services
  • Multilingual doctor

Cons

  • Primarily focused on myopia cases

Customer Reviews

Great facilities, smooth procedure and fantastic results

“Excellence experience from the onset and throughout. Dr Cheryl was recommended to me by a friend and colleague for ICL. Great facilities, smooth procedure and fantastic results! From the initial consultation and pre-assessment, I was filled with confidence and trust. I was back to work after 48 hours post-ICL and had immediate improvement in clarity of vision. I have no hesitation in recommending Dr Cheryl to my friends, family and patients. Thank you!”

– Lewis Nurney, Google Reviews

Dr Cheryl Lee herself was professional and extremely experienced in the ICL procedure

“I had my ICL surgery done at The Eye Clinic and it was a wonderful experience. The front desk receptionists were always friendly and polite, Pamela was very assuring and knowledgeable and Dr Cheryl Lee herself was professional and extremely experienced in the ICL procedure. I felt I was in good hands throughout the entire process and the follow-up care was also excellent. My kids also go to her for myopia control with great success so far. Highly recommended!”

– Joel Teng, Google Reviews

6. W Eye Clinic – Dr Gerard Nah

Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard #01-402 Suntec City (Near Tower, #5, Singapore 038983 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6563379119

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 AM – 6 PM; Saturdays, 10 AM – 1 PM

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W Eye Clinic, under chief eye surgeon Dr Gerard Nah, has a particular focus on the cornea, refractive surgery, and external diseases, including a sub-speciality in aviation medicine.

Dr Nah prioritises patient care, conducting thorough checks to determine personalised procedures aligned with each individual’s lifestyle and expectations. His military background underscores the clinic’s commitment to enhancing vision through medical science using the highest safety standards.

The clinic offers PRK, LASIK, cataract and glaucoma surgery, retinal and diabetic eye disease treatments, and comprehensive eye screenings. Clients have the freedom to choose between PRK and LASIK treatments. 

Pros

  • Wide range of eye-related services
  • Different options for refractive treatments
  • Follow-up consultation fees are lower than the initial visit

Cons

  • Surgical consumables cost S$500 per eye (excluding medications)

Customer Reviews

Their explanations of the issue were clear and concise

“An excellent eye clinic. I was having some issues with floaters obstructing my vision, which were making me quite nervous. Both the staff and doctors helped to diagnose my issues and gave me the confidence that I’d be okay. Their explanations of the issue were clear and concise. I definitely feel better in their care.”

– JJ D’Aurora, Google Reviews

Dr Nah is a very friendly doctor, and you will feel reassured 

“Did my trans-PRK with Dr Nah. Dr Nah is a very friendly doctor, you will feel reassured in his good hands!”

– Velle Yeo, Google Reviews

7. Atlas Eye Specialist Centre – Dr David Chan

Address: 290 Orchard Road, Medical, #07-09 Paragon, Singapore 238859 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6567379119

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30 AM – 5.30 PM; Saturdays, 8.30 AM-noon

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Atlas Eye Specialist Centre is an independently owned and managed facility, helmed by fellowship-trained and accredited specialist eye surgeons. It addresses common eye conditions like myopia and cataracts, and complex cases stemming from infections, diabetes, congenital disorders, or ageing.

Its medical director, Dr David Chan, emphasises evidence-based, FDA-approved treatments, ensuring a patient-centric and holistic experience from consultation to aftercare.

The clinic is equipped with the VisuMax Femtosecond System for high-risk cataract surgery, laser vision correction, and various advanced eye treatments. It also provides screening and treatments for childhood myopia.

Pros

  • Emphasis on patient care from consultation to post-operation
  • Wide range of medical and surgical eye services
  • Reasonable consultation rates

Cons

  • Doesn’t provide standard PRK or standard LASIK

Customer Reviews

Professional in every way

“Done cataract surgery. Professional in every way. Dr. Chan is fantastic. And the staff are helpful. Not much pain. A bit scary before this experience, but Dr Chan and the staff were very assuring. it is my 1 week after surgery and my vision is already better!”

– Kyaw Tint Swe, Google Reviews

Dr. Chan and the whole team made the journey easy for me

“I highly recommend Atlas Eye to anyone who needs eye treatment and/or vision correction. My cataract removal surgery went smoothly with Atlas Eye. Dr. Chan and the whole team made the journey easy for me. They provided me with ample information to understand the processes that I have to go through before, during and after the surgery. I was a bit scared to proceed at first but was reassured by the professionalism and care that the whole Atlas Eye Team provided. Kudos to the whole Atlas Eye Team and keep up the good work.”

– Adrian Mikhail Lim, Google Reviews

8. Asia Retina Singapore – Dr Claudine Pang

Address: #15-10 The Paragon, 290 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238859 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6567320007

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM; Saturdays, 9 AM-noon

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Asia Retina Singapore offers fully customised and individualised ophthalmology treatments, particularly for myopia control. Its consultant ophthalmologist, Dr Claudine Pang, has over 15 years of experience as a cataract and retinal surgeon.

Dr Pang holds the title of being the world’s first female recipient of the William H. Ross Surgical Vitreoretinal Fellowship at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She specialises in retinal detachment, macular surgery, myopic diseases, and more.

The clinic addresses a spectrum of issues from retinal degeneration to glaucoma, emphasising comprehensive eye care services with a focus on retinal health. It has modern techniques like the Tango Reflex Laser and Optos Daytona Ultra-Widefield.

Pros

  • Uses several innovative technologies
  • Specialises in retinal health
  • Internationally recognised ophthalmologist

Cons

  • Not a lot of eye assessment services

Customer Reviews

I am very happy with my vision now

“I went to Asia Retina to get my eye checked as I had trouble reading. Dr Claudine Pang and her entire team were very patient and explained each step in detail. My eyes were diagnosed with long-sighted, astigmatism and presbyopia. It certainly gave me a lot of comfort when Dr Pang explained all the pros and cons of doing the lens replacement surgery. The surgery was done smoothly and most importantly, there was no pain or side effects with the surgery. I am very happy with my vision now, I can see a good range and do not need reading glasses anymore. Thank you Dr Claudine Pang and team Asia Retina for the fantastic care and follow-up service.”

– Annie Yap, Google Reviews

Dr Pang is very experienced and very gentle with her patients

“The doctor (Dr Pang) is very experienced and very gentle with her patients. Giving the right course of treatment while taking care of your emotional and mental needs as well. The staff is also great, going above and beyond to serve you should the need arise, yet being really hospitable to their patients. Good job!”

– Joalliswellchin, Google Reviews

9. EMME Visioncare

Address: 1 Maritime Square, #02-63 HarbourFront Centre, Singapore 099253 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6593838569

Hours: Daily, 11 AM – 9 PM

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EMME Visioncare prioritises myopia control and orthokeratology to prevent and slow short-sightedness in children and teenagers. 

The centre aims to be known beyond being a glasses shop with a focus on accessibility as a dedicated premise for eye testing and clinical care. It offers eye exams, corrective lenses, Ortho-K lenses, and non-surgical myopia treatments. 

It uses advanced eye care diagnostic technology like digital regional imaging for personalised eye care and comprehensive vision consultations.

Pros

  • Focus on non-surgical myopia treatments
  • Can treat kids and teens
  • Open daily

Cons

  • Doesn’t have an ophthalmologist on-site

Customer Reviews

I am very impressed with the service at EMME Visioncare

“I am very impressed with the service at EMME Visioncare. Jaycob is the optometrist who did my eye examination and helped to recommend the right frame and lens. He was very patient and explained the test results to me. I made the right choice to go to them for my new pair of progressive lens spectacles. The whole process of getting the lens down to the type of spectacle frame is easy and enjoyable. I am very happy with the spectacle and can adapt to it very quickly. Most important is that it is so comfortable to wear.”

– Poon Angela, Google Reviews

The optometrist who checked on me, Jaycob, was thorough and took the time to explain everything

“I had an excellent experience with their eye examination services at EMME Visioncare. The optometrist who checked on me, Jaycob, was thorough and took the time to explain everything, making me feel at ease. The staff was incredibly helpful during the process of choosing spectacles, offering a wide range of stylish options. Their expertise and friendly approach made the entire experience enjoyable. I’m thrilled with my new glasses and the top-notch service I received. Highly recommend EMME Visioncare team for their exceptional eye care and eyewear services!”

– Rachel Chan, Google Reviews

10. Asia Eye Centre – Dr Nikolle Tan

Asia Eye Centre - Dr Nikolle Tan

Address: 101 Irrawaddy Road #20-07 Royal Square Medical Centre, Singapore 329565 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6562565188

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30 AM – 5.30 PM; Saturdays, 8.30 AM – 12.30 PM

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Asia Eye Centre welcomes patients of all ages, from toddlers to seniors. It’s led by Dr Nikolle Tan who has nearly two decades of experience as a cataract surgeon and retina specialist on complex disorders of the retina and intricate cataract treatments.

The clinic offers a comprehensive range of services, from retinal detachment and LASIK surgery to myopia control, glaucoma management, oculoplastic surgery, corneal transplants, and eye screenings.

Asia Eye Centre is committed to employing cutting-edge medical technologies such as cold laser and intravitreal injection therapy. 

Pros

  • Specialises in cataract cases
  • Wide range of eye-related treatments
  • Online booking available

Cons

  • No base pricing provided

Customer Reviews

Dr Nikolle was professional, patient, thorough and reassuring

“Attended at Dr Nikolle’s clinic in Sept 2020 and was impressed by the detailed examination and explanation on my condition. Dr Nikolle was professional, patient, thorough and reassuring. Her optometrist was also extremely patient with me, taking pains to explain in detail what I was to expect for each test that was conducted and that helped to set me at ease. Thank you so much for the pleasant experience.”

– Juliana Lee, Google Reviews

Dr Nikolle is very professional and calm

“Dr Nikolle is very professional and calm, so easy to talk to her. Also, two staff were kind and very helpful every time I visited.”

– Y A, Google Reviews