Seang Mei Saw

Summary

Affiliation: National University of Singapore
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The age of menopause and the menopause transition in a multiracial population: a nation-wide Singapore study
    Foo Hoe Loh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Maturitas 52:169-80. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship between anterior chamber depth and the presence of diabetes in the Tanjong Pagar Survey
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:325-6. 2007
  3. pmc Childhood myopia and parental smoking
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:934-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to slow the progression of myopia?
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:4-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Interventions for angle-closure glaucoma: an evidence-based update
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 110:1869-78; quiz 1878-9, 1930. 2003
  6. pmc Causes of low vision and blindness in rural Indonesia
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:1075-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Awareness and health beliefs of women towards osteoporosis
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, 117597, Singapore
    Osteoporos Int 14:595-601. 2003
  8. pmc Awareness of glaucoma, and health beliefs of patients suffering primary acute angle closure
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:446-9. 2003
  9. pmc Utility values and myopia in teenage school students
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:341-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Component dependent risk factors for ocular parameters in Singapore Chinese children
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 109:2065-71. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint The age of menopause and the menopause transition in a multiracial population: a nation-wide Singapore study
    Foo Hoe Loh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Maturitas 52:169-80. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence of menopausal symptoms, define the mean age of menopause, and determine contributory factors, which influence the experience of symptoms among Singaporean women of different racial groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship between anterior chamber depth and the presence of diabetes in the Tanjong Pagar Survey
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:325-6. 2007
    ..To examine the relationships of diabetes with anterior chamber depth, axial length, and refraction...
  3. pmc Childhood myopia and parental smoking
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:934-7. 2004
    ..To examine the relation between exposure to passive parental smoke and myopia in Chinese children in Singapore...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to slow the progression of myopia?
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:4-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Interventions for angle-closure glaucoma: an evidence-based update
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 110:1869-78; quiz 1878-9, 1930. 2003
    ..To assess the interventions to treat acute angle closure (AAC) and primary angle closure (PAC) with or without glaucomatous optic neuropathy...
  6. pmc Causes of low vision and blindness in rural Indonesia
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:1075-8. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence rates and major contributing causes of low vision and blindness in adults in a rural setting in Indonesia..
  7. ncbi request reprint Awareness and health beliefs of women towards osteoporosis
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, 117597, Singapore
    Osteoporos Int 14:595-601. 2003
    ..Increasing the awareness of osteoporosis and its risk factors may be essential in efforts to decrease the incidence of this disease...
  8. pmc Awareness of glaucoma, and health beliefs of patients suffering primary acute angle closure
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:446-9. 2003
    ..The time from onset of symptoms to presentation at the clinic was noted...
  9. pmc Utility values and myopia in teenage school students
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:341-5. 2003
    ..To ascertain the utility values of myopic teenage students in Singapore...
  10. ncbi request reprint Component dependent risk factors for ocular parameters in Singapore Chinese children
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 109:2065-71. 2002
    ..To examine the risk factors for variations in ocular biometry parameters in Singapore Chinese children, a population with a known high prevalence rate of myopia at an early age...
  11. ncbi request reprint IQ and the association with myopia in children
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:2943-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the association between intelligence and myopia in children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Undercorrected refractive error in Singaporean Chinese adults: the Tanjong Pagar survey
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 111:2168-74. 2004
    ..To study the prevalence of undercorrected refractive error and associated sociodemographic factors among Singaporean Chinese adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence and progression of myopia in Singaporean school children
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:51-7. 2005
    ..To determine the incidence and progression rates of myopia in young Singaporean children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for contact lens-related fusarium keratitis: a case-control study in Singapore
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:611-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the specific contact lens-related or other factors that may contribute to the outbreak of Fusarium keratitis...
  15. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based analysis of surgical interventions for uncomplicated rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:606-12. 2006
    ..To evaluate the various surgical interventions available for uncomplicated rhegmatogenous retinal detachment...
  16. pmc Ethnicity-specific prevalences of refractive errors vary in Asian children in neighbouring Malaysia and Singapore
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1230-5. 2006
    ..To compare the prevalences of refractive errors in Malay, Chinese and Indian children in Malaysia and Singapore...
  17. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of incident myopia in Singaporean children
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:1839-44. 2006
    ..To determine the risk factors of incident myopia in a school-based cohort study in Singaporean children...
  18. ncbi request reprint School grades and myopia
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 27:126-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between school performance and myopia in Singapore children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Utility values in Singapore Chinese adults with primary open-angle and primary angle-closure glaucoma
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    J Glaucoma 14:455-62. 2005
    ..To evaluate utility values in Chinese glaucoma patients...
  20. pmc Eye growth changes in myopic children in Singapore
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 89:1489-94. 2005
    ..To assess the longitudinal changes in biometric parameters and associated factors in young myopic children aged 7--9 years followed prospectively in Singapore...
  21. ncbi request reprint Myopia and associated pathological complications
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 25:381-91. 2005
    ..The ocular risks associated with myopia should not be underestimated and there is a public health need to prevent the onset or progression of myopia...
  22. pmc Myopia: attempts to arrest progression
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:1306-11. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence rates of refractive errors in Sumatra, Indonesia
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:3174-80. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence rates of myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and anisometropia in a prevalence survey of adults in Sumatra, Indonesia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the development of pterygium in Singapore: a hospital-based case-control study
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 78:216-20. 2000
    ..A hospital-based case-control study, designed to evaluate the risk factors for the development of pterygium in Singapore...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nearwork in early-onset myopia
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:332-9. 2002
    ..To determine the relationship of nearwork and myopia in young elementary school-age children in Singapore...
  26. ncbi request reprint Myopia: gene-environment interaction
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 29:290-7. 2000
    ..This review summarises the evidence for environmental and genetic factors as well as gene-environment interaction for myopia for both epidemiologic studies as well as animal models...
  27. ncbi request reprint Familial clustering and myopia progression in Singapore school children
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:227-36. 2001
    ..Familial factors may be related to the progression of myopia in children. A cohort study was conducted to determine the relationship between familial factors and myopia progression in children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors related to the progression of myopia in Singaporean children
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine
    Optom Vis Sci 77:549-54. 2000
    ..To examine the possible factors related to the progression of myopia in Singapore children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical drug trials: practical problems of phase III
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 29:598-605. 2000
    ..The main practical problems encountered in the initiation, design, conduct and completion of both investigator-initiated and sponsor-initiated phase III clinical drug trials will be reviewed...
  30. pmc Myopia and night lighting in children in Singapore
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:527-8. 2001
    ..To examine the role of night time lighting and myopia in children in Singapore..
  31. pmc Academic achievement, close up work parameters, and myopia in Singapore military conscripts
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:855-60. 2001
    ..To determine the relation of refractive error to environmental factors, including close up work, in Singapore military conscripts...
  32. ncbi request reprint Myopia in Singapore kindergarten children
    S M Saw
    Department of Community Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Optometry 72:286-91. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether close-up work was related to myopia in Singapore kindergarten children...
  33. ncbi request reprint Interventions to retard myopia progression in children: an evidence-based update
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 109:415-21; discussion 422-4; quiz 425-6, 443. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of interventions such as eyedrops, bifocal lenses, or contact lenses in retarding the progression of myopia in myopic children...
  34. ncbi request reprint Estimating the magnitude of close-up work in school-age children: a comparison of questionnaire and diary instruments
    S M Saw
    National University of Singapore, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Singapore, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 6:291-301. 1999
    ..Numerous scientists have noted a relationship between close-up work and myopia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relation between work and myopia in Singapore women
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Optom Vis Sci 76:393-6. 1999
    ..Work and related activities may be connected to myopia development and progression. We investigated the relationship between working activities and the onset as well as worsening of myopia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Visual function and outcomes after cataract surgery in a Singapore population
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:445-53. 2002
    ..To identify the predictors of visual outcomes (visual acuity and visual function) in cataract surgery patients in Singapore and compare the visual outcomes of phacoemulsification and extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Height and its relationship to refraction and biometry parameters in Singapore Chinese children
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:1408-13. 2002
    ..To examine the association between the anthropometric measurements of height, weight, body mass index (BMI) and refraction and other ocular parameters in Singapore Chinese children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Near-work activity, night-lights, and myopia in the Singapore-China study
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Dr, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:620-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationship among near-work activity, night-lights, and myopia in schoolchildren in Singapore and Xiamen, China...
  39. ncbi request reprint Distance, lighting, and parental beliefs: understanding near work in epidemiologic studies of myopia
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Optom Vis Sci 76:355-62. 1999
    ..To develop measures and indices of factors (distance of eye from object, posture, and lighting) that may modify a possible effect of near work activity on myopia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pterygium: prevalence, demography and risk factors
    S M Saw
    National University of Singapore Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 6:219-28. 1999
    ..Meanwhile, preventive measures such as protection of the eyes by the wearing of sunglasses with UV B protective lenses and brimmed hats outdoors are recommended...
  41. doi request reprint The relationship of body fatness indices and retinal vascular caliber in children
    Ling Jun Li
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:267-74. 2011
    ..To examine the association between body fatness indices and retinal vascular calibre in Singapore Chinese children...
  42. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in undercorrected refractive error in Asians
    Chen Wei Pan
    MD, PhD PhD MD MPH, PhD Singapore Eye Research Institute C WP, PP CC, TYW, Y FZ, MC, S MS, ELL, C YC Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health C WP, TYW, S MS, C YC and Department of Ophthalmology TYW, MC, S MS, C YC, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and National University Health System and Centre for Quantitative Medicine C YC, Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    Optom Vis Sci 91:212-20. 2014
    ..To describe the ethnic variations in the prevalence and risk factors for undercorrected refractive error and its impact on vision-specific functioning (VF) in a multiethnic Asian population...
  43. doi request reprint The association between socioeconomic status and overweight/obesity in a Malay population in Singapore
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Asia Pac J Public Health 21:487-96. 2009
    ..05 for all SES variables). Lower SES was positively associated with overweight/obesity in Malay women, and the association was in the opposite direction in Malay men...
  44. doi request reprint Prevalence of refractive errors in a multiethnic Asian population: the Singapore epidemiology of eye disease study
    Chen Wei Pan
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 54:2590-8. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of refractive errors in a multiethnic Asian population aged over 40 years and to examine secular trends and racial differences...
  45. doi request reprint Singapore Malay Eye Study: rationale and methodology of 6-year follow-up study (SiMES-2)
    Mohamad Rosman
    Singapore National Eye Center Singapore Eye Research Institute, Departments of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:557-68. 2012
    ..To describe the rationale and study design of a follow-up epidemiological eye study among Singaporean Malay adults...
  46. pmc Genome-wide meta-analysis of five Asian cohorts identifies PDGFRA as a susceptibility locus for corneal astigmatism
    Qiao Fan
    School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002402. 2011
    ..This highlights the potential role of variants in PDGFRA in the genetic etiology of corneal astigmatism across diverse Asian populations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal body mass index on the retinal microvasculature in pregnancy
    Ling Jun Li
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, Children s Medical Institute, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Obstet Gynecol 120:627-35. 2012
    ..To estimate the effects of maternal body mass index (BMI) and pregnancy weight gain on the retinal microvasculature among pregnant women...
  48. doi request reprint Ocular component growth curves among Singaporean children with different refractive error status
    Hwee Bee Wong
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Division, Ministry of Health, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:1341-7. 2010
    ..To describe and compare ocular component growth curves among different refractive error groups in Singaporean children...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between body mass index and chronic kidney disease in men and women: population-based study of Malay adults in Singapore
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1910-8. 2008
    ..In this context, we examined the relationship between BMI and CKD, by gender, in a study of Malay adults from Singapore...
  50. doi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes mellitus, glycemic control, and associated factors in a Malay population in Singapore
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Asia Pac J Public Health 21:385-98. 2009
    ..Nearly 1 in 5 middle-aged Malay adults living in a developed Asian society had diabetes mellitus and a substantial proportion had suboptimal glycemic control...
  51. doi request reprint Are myopic eyes less likely to have diabetic retinopathy?
    Laurence Shen Lim
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 117:524-30. 2010
    ..Eyes with myopia may be less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy (DR). The relationship between refractive error, ocular biometry, and DR therefore was investigated...
  52. doi request reprint Branch retinal vein occlusion and optic nerve head topographic parameters: the Singapore Indian eye study
    Errol Wei en Chan
    Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:611-6. 2013
    ..To examine the association between branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) and quantitative optic disc topographic parameters...
  53. doi request reprint Blood pressure and retinal microvascular characteristics during pregnancy: Growing Up in Singapore Towards Healthy Outcomes (GUSTO) Study
    Ling Jun Li
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Hypertension 60:223-30. 2012
    ..Elevated blood pressure is associated with a range of retinal arteriolar changes in pregnant women, providing evidence for an impact of blood pressure on the microcirculation during pregnancy...
  54. doi request reprint Retinal microvascular caliber and chronic kidney disease in an Asian population
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 169:625-32. 2009
    ..Retinal venular diameter was not associated with chronic kidney disease. These data suggest that retinal arteriolar narrowing is associated with chronic kidney disease, independent of diabetes and hypertension...
  55. doi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor and retinal arteriolar diameter in Singapore Chinese
    Chiea C Khor
    Section for Genetic Medicine, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 117:939-45. 2010
    ..To assess if natural genetic variation in hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) is associated with altered retinal vessel diameter...
  56. ncbi request reprint Myopia, axial length, and OCT characteristics of the macula in Singaporean children
    Hai Dong Luo
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, and Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:2773-81. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the associations between macular volume and thickness, as assessed by optic coherence tomography (OCT), with refraction and axial length (AL) in children...
  57. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of anisometropia in Singaporean school children
    Louis Tong
    Singapore National Eye Center, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:3247-52. 2006
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Differential associations of myopia with major age-related eye diseases: the Singapore Indian Eye Study
    Chen Wei Pan
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ophthalmology 120:284-91. 2013
    ..To determine the associations of myopia and axial length (AL) with major age-related eye diseases, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy (DR), age-related cataract, and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG)...
  59. doi request reprint Relationship of ocular biometry and retinal vascular caliber in preschoolers
    Ling Jun Li
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:9561-6. 2011
    ..To systematically examine the association between ocular biometry and retinal vascular caliber in Singapore Chinese preschoolers aged 48 to 72 months...
  60. pmc Family history, near work, outdoor activity, and myopia in Singapore Chinese preschool children
    Wilson Low
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive MD3, Singapore 117597
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:1012-6. 2010
    ..To investigate the risk factors for myopia, including near work and outdoor activity, in Singapore Chinese preschool children...
  61. ncbi request reprint Anisometropia in Singapore school children
    Louis Tong
    Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 137:474-9. 2004
    ..To report the prevalence rates of anisometropia in a school population and determine the relative contribution of refractive power and axial length to the measured anisometropia...
  62. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for refractive errors in the Singapore Malay Eye Survey
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ophthalmology 115:1713-9. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence and risk factors for myopia and other refractive errors in an urban Malay population in Singapore...
  63. ncbi request reprint Rationale and methodology for a population-based study of eye diseases in Malay people: The Singapore Malay eye study (SiMES)
    Athena W P Foong
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:25-35. 2007
    ..This study summarizes the rationale and study design of a population-based study of eye diseases among adult Malays in Singapore...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of refractive errors in teenage high school students in Singapore
    Timothy P L Quek
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 24:47-55. 2004
    ..The prevalence of myopia (73.9%) in Singapore teenagers is high. Current reading and writing habits, reading at close distances and a better educational stream are possible risk factors for myopia...
  65. doi request reprint The relationship between growth spurts and myopia in Singapore children
    Vivien Cherng Hui Yip
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:7961-6. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the relationship between puberty and growth spurts with peak spherical equivalent (SE) or axial length (AL) velocity in Singapore schoolchildren...
  66. doi request reprint Variation in prevalence of myopia between generations of migrant indians living in Singapore
    Chen Wei Pan
    School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:376-381.e1. 2012
    ..To assess the influence of factors related to migration and acculturation on myopia in migrant Indians in Singapore...
  67. doi request reprint The impact of cataract, cataract types, and cataract grades on vision-specific functioning using Rasch analysis
    Merwyn Chew
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:29-38.e2. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of cataracts and their types and grades on vision-specific functioning...
  68. doi request reprint Visual impairment and its impact on health-related quality of life in adolescents
    Hwee Bee Wong
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Division, Ministry of Health, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 147:505-511.e1. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of visual impairment on health-related quality of life (QoL) measures in adolescents...
  69. doi request reprint Influence of refractive error on optic disc topographic parameters: the singapore malay eye study
    Ren Yi Wu
    Singapore Eye Research Institute and Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 152:81-6. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between refractive error and optic disc topographic parameters and retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness...
  70. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for refractive errors in Indians: the Singapore Indian Eye Study (SINDI)
    Chen Wei Pan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:3166-73. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors for refractive errors in middle-aged to elderly Singaporeans of Indian ethnicity...
  71. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms identified through genome-wide association studies and their associations with type 2 diabetes in Chinese, Malays, and Asian-Indians in Singapore
    Jonathan T Tan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:390-7. 2010
    ..However, the association in other East Asian populations is less well characterized...
  72. doi request reprint Influence of blood pressure on retinal vascular caliber in young children
    Ling Jun Li
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 118:1459-65. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine the association between BP and retinal vascular caliber in Singapore Chinese preschoolers 4 to 5 years of age...
  73. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and microalbuminuria in an Asian population
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:123-9. 2009
    ..However, this hypothesis has not been examined in populations from newly industrialized Asian countries. We evaluated the association between SES and micro/macroalbuminuria in a population-based sample in Singapore...
  74. doi request reprint Testability of vision and refraction in preschoolers: the strabismus, amblyopia, and refractive error study in singaporean children
    Michelle J Trager
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:235-241.e6. 2009
    ..To determine the testability of several vision and refraction tests in preschool-aged children...
  75. doi request reprint Dietary factors, myopia, and axial dimensions in children
    Laurence S Lim
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 117:993-997.e4. 2010
    ..To evaluate the possible associations between dietary factors and myopia...
  76. pmc FTO variants are associated with obesity in the Chinese and Malay populations in Singapore
    Jonathan T Tan
    Center for Molecular Epidemiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Diabetes 57:2851-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of FTO variants on obesity and type 2 diabetes in Southeast Asian populations...
  77. pmc The role of vision in academic school performance
    Mohamed Dirani
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore, Community Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:18-24. 2010
    ..To determine whether presenting distance visual acuity is related to subsequent academic school performance in Singaporean children between 9 to 10 years of age...
  78. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and overweight/obesity in an adult Chinese population in Singapore
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
    J Epidemiol 17:161-8. 2007
    ..In this context, we examined the association between socioeconomic status and overweight/obesity by gender in Chinese adults in Singapore...
  79. doi request reprint Breast-feeding and overweight in Singapore school children
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Pediatr Int 51:650-6. 2009
    ..Few data are available from Asian populations. The purpose of the present study was therefore to evaluate the association between breast-feeding and overweight/obesity in a study of 10-12-year-old children in Singapore...
  80. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and risk of ischemic stroke among young Asian adults
    Nigel Choon Kiat Tan
    Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Stroke 33:1956-62. 2002
    ..We conducted a case-control study examining homocyst(e)ine, vitamin B12, and folate levels in young, first-ever Asian ischemic stroke patients...
  81. ncbi request reprint Association of raised liver transaminases with physical inactivity, increased waist-hip ratio, and other metabolic morbidities in severely obese children
    Yung Seng Lee
    Departments of Paediatrics, National University Hospital, Singapore
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 47:172-8. 2008
    ..To identify factors associated with raised alanine transaminase, aspartate transaminase, and gamma-glutaryl transferase in severely obese children..
  82. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of menopausal symptoms in a community in Singapore
    Harvey Chim
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore, Singapore
    Maturitas 41:275-82. 2002
    ..To describe the prevalence and severity of menopausal symptoms experienced by Singaporean women aged 40-60, and to elucidate social and lifestyle factors associated with these symptoms, as well as the average age of menopause...
  83. ncbi request reprint Utility assessment among cataract surgery patients
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:785-91. 2005
    ..To evaluate the utility values (time trade-off, standard gamble for death, standard gamble for blindness) of patients scheduled for cataract surgery...
  84. ncbi request reprint A synopsis of the prevalence rates and environmental risk factors for myopia
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore, 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Clin Exp Optom 86:289-94. 2003
    ..Future research is needed to identify specific modifiable lifestyle factors and genetic markers for myopia. This will enable preventive measures such as health education to be instituted...
  85. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Fusarium keratitis associated with contact lens wear in Singapore
    Wei Boon Khor
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    JAMA 295:2867-73. 2006
    ..Fungal keratitis is a potentially blinding condition that is rarely seen with contact lens wear...
  86. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and types of glaucoma in malay people: the Singapore Malay eye study
    Sunny Y Shen
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:3846-51. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence and types of glaucoma in an Asian Malay population...
  87. ncbi request reprint Incidence and progression of astigmatism in Singaporean children
    Louis Tong
    Singapore National Eye Center, National University of Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:3914-8. 2004
    ..This study investigated the incidence and progression, as well as factors associated with changes in astigmatism in school children...
  88. ncbi request reprint Screening for myopia and refractive errors using LogMAR visual acuity by optometrists and a simplified visual acuity chart by nurses
    Louis Tong
    Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore
    Optom Vis Sci 81:684-91. 2004
    ..A secondary aim is to estimate the best cutoff values for the detection of refractive errors using these two methods...
  89. ncbi request reprint Optic disk and retinal characteristics in myopic children
    Louis Tong
    Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168751
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:160-2. 2004
    ..To examine the baseline retina and optic disk characteristics in children...
  90. ncbi request reprint Causes of blindness, low vision, and questionnaire-assessed poor visual function in Singaporean Chinese adults: The Tanjong Pagar Survey
    Seang Mei Saw
    Glaucoma Research Unit, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 111:1161-8. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence rates and causes of low vision, blindness, and patient-assessed deficient visual function among Singaporean Chinese adults...
  91. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and causes of low vision and blindness in an urban malay population: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Tien Yin Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne St, Melbourne 3002, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1091-9. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence and causes of low vision and blindness in a Malay population...
  92. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of visual acuity screening for refractive errors in school children
    Louis Tong
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Optom Vis Sci 79:650-7. 2002
    ..To examine the optimal cutoff point for the use of the visual acuity test to screen for refractive errors in schoolchildren...
  93. ncbi request reprint Prevalence rates and epidemiological risk factors for astigmatism in Singapore school children
    Louis Tong
    Singapore National Eye Centre
    Optom Vis Sci 79:606-13. 2002
    ..This study examined the prevalence rate of astigmatism and its epidemiological risk factors in Singapore school children...
  94. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in a Malay population: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Ryo Kawasaki
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:1735-41. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in an Asian Malay population...
  95. doi request reprint Myopia, lifestyle, and schooling in students of Chinese ethnicity in Singapore and Sydney
    Kathryn A Rose
    Discipline of Applied Vision Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:527-30. 2008
    ..To compare the prevalence and risk factors for myopia in 6- and 7-year-old children of Chinese ethnicity in Sydney and Singapore...
  96. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of respiratory symptoms in children and air quality by village in rural Indonesia
    Ching Ye Hong
    Special Projects Department, Research and Information Management Division, Health Promotion Board, Singapore
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1174-9. 2004
    ..This study compared prevalence of respiratory symptoms in three Indonesian villages and related this to air quality...
  97. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of essential tremor in Singapore: a study on three races in an Asian country
    Louis C S Tan
    Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, 308433, Singapore
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:233-9. 2005
    ..77 per 1000, 95% CI: 1.78-4.17) (p=0.08). No Malays with ET were identified. The data suggest that the prevalence of ET increases with age, is higher in males and may be higher amongst Indians...
  98. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, hyperglycemia, and central corneal thickness: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Daniel H W Su
    Singapore National Eye Centre and Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    Ophthalmology 115:964-968.e1. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship of diabetes and hyperglycemia with central corneal thickness (CCT) in Malay adults in Singapore...
  99. ncbi request reprint Protecting children from myopia: a PMT perspective for improving health marketing communications
    May O Lwin
    Division of Public and Promotional Communication, School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    J Health Commun 12:251-68. 2007
    ..Health marketing communications and public policy implications are discussed...
  100. ncbi request reprint Utility values and myopia in medical students in Singapore
    Wei Yen Lim
    Ministry of Health, College of Medicine Building, Singapore
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 33:598-603. 2005
    ..In this paper, utility values of myopic medical students in Singapore were ascertained as a first step to deriving weights for quality adjustment in future cost-effectiveness studies of such technologies...
  101. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity and mortality in a chinese population. The Tanjong Pagar Study
    Athena W P Foong
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    Ophthalmology 115:802-7. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between visual acuity and mortality in a Chinese population...