Dr David Goh graduated from the University of Nottingham, UK and continued to pursue his surgical training in Neurosurgery and Emergency Medicine in London, UK. His move to Ophthalmology occurred during his years in Ophthalmic Residency Training at The Western Eye Hospital @ St Marys, and the Moorfield's Eye Hospital, both esteemed West London teaching hospitals.
At Moorfield's highly distinguished Glaucoma department, Dr Goh became a Glaucoma Fellow practicing among the best at this world-renowned eye hospital. Through this exposure, he has seen complex eye diseases and performed sophisticated eye surgeries.
Subsequently, he moved to join Singapore's National Eye Centre (SNEC) as a Consultant in Glaucoma, Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Departments, while holding academic positions as well. As a strong advocate of using innovation and artificial intelligence in healthcare, Dr Goh employs state of the art technology through advanced hardware and software to enhance eye surgery with precision, reproducibility and safety.
Contact Dr David Goh
- Acute eye emergencies
- Floaters (laser treatment)
- Implantable contact lens (ICL)
- Diabetic eye diseases
- Minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
- Advanced Computer-Guided and 100% Bladeless Cataract Surgery
- Simple and complex glaucoma
- Complex cataracts
- General Ophthalmology
- Age-related macular degeneration
It should be approximately one week after ICL surgery. As for swimming, you should discontinue for 3 - 4 weeks.
It could be dry eyes, in which case you could try regular lubricants eg. SYSTANE or OPTIVE eyedrops daily. The dry eyes is temporary and should resolve with time, approximately 3 -4 months post-op.
You are likely to be suffering from a condition known as meibomianitis. Your eyes need tears to function properly. Small glands in the eyelids known as meibomian glands secrete oil that covers and protects the surface of your eye. If these glands malfunction, they may become swollen or produce too much oil. You will need to be taught how to perform eyelid hygiene and should be prescribed some medication such as antibiotics or steroids to treat the problem.