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Singapore Performs Cutting-edge Eye Surgeries
Date:4/9/2010

procedure as it is also a keyhole, small incision surgery," explained Prof Tan.

DSAEK requires complex instrumentation, and SNEC was the first to invent a special disposable donor inserter to coil the donor tissue through the small wound.

"We are the official Asian trainers for DSAEK surgery and run several courses a year (for both DSAEK and DALK), with surgeons coming from all over Asia, Middle East, New Zealand and Australia to attend our training courses. We also regularly run training courses for these procedures at international meetings in the US, Europe, Middle East and other Asian countries, including Japan, Korea, India, Taiwan," said Prof Tan.

At SNEC, DSAEK success rate is also in the region of 95 percent.

"Outside of the US, we have performed more DSAEK surgeries than any single institution in Europe or Asia. The cost of performing a DSAEK here, too, is about half that of the US," said Prof Tan.

About Singapore National Eye Centre
SNEC manages an annual workload of a quarter million patient visits, 14,000 major eye surgeries and 13,000 laser procedures. SNEC is actively involved in clinical trials and research into the causes and treatment of major eye conditions such as myopia and glaucoma. Thousands of ophthalmologists from neighboring countries and beyond have participated in the Centre's teaching courses and international meetings organized annually. To advance ophthalmic science and service, and to increase opportunities for professional interactions and collaboration, SNEC has also fostered strategic links with leading eye institutions worldwide.

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