Eye

ALLOW MEDISHIELD LIFE TO PAY FOR ELDERLY S'POREAN'S EYE OPERATIONS

Poor vision or vision loss among the elderly is a major healthcare problem and many of our seniors will require cataract operations once they hit 60 and beyond. The most common cause of vision loss among our elderly includes macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy. A recent check with Tan Tock Seng Hospital revealed to my surprise that Medishield Life does not pay a single cent for cataract operations which cost $950 per eye.

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MALAYSIAN COUPLE GIVES UP AN EYE EACH SO THAT BLIND BABY CAN SEE

A couple plan to donate one eye each to their 17-month-old son so that he can see, Harian Metro reported. Doctors told Yus Nurlina Mohd Yusuf, 25, and Khairul Syafiq Azmi, 27, that Khairil Mikhail's left eye was not functioning while his right eye was impaired. "My husband and I do not mind being blind in one eye so that our son can have a brighter future," said Yus.

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Malaysian Parents Give Up One Eye Each So That Their Baby Can See The World

A COUPLE plan to donate one eye each to their 17-month-old son so that he can see, Harian Metro reported. Doctors told Yus Nurlina Mohd Yusuf, 25, and Khairul Syafiq Azmi, 27, that Khairil Mikhail’s left eye was not functioning while his right eye was impaired. “My husband and I do not mind being blind in one eye so that our son can have a brighter future,” said Yus.

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