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jadewhite
11-07-2011, 08:03 PM
In denial that my eyes are no longer tip top. The other day I made a trip to Taipan to obtain my first pair of glasses. After the pursuit, I ended up confused. Three different readings were given on the same day by three different shops. And all the shops are using the same type equipment. :confused:

Shop 1.
Right eye: 200
Left eye: Equipement error message, Reading undetected.
Solution : Pay for the frame first and he will carry out a further analysis.


Shop 2.
Right eye: 25
Left eye: Perfect.
Spectacle not required! Hurray!


Shop 3.
Right eye: 125
Left eye: 125
Solution : Propose to obtain a spectacle to minimize further damage.

This incident makes me wonder how many people (kids!) do wear spectacle but do not acutally need them or, maybe even worse, do wear them with the wrong prescription.
How good are these shop attendant and their equipment? Are they qualified?

fRaNkY
11-07-2011, 08:29 PM
Must be those franchise shop. I only go to the one next to restaurant khalifah usj9

giggly02
11-07-2011, 08:54 PM
They normally use the eye-reader readings as a guideline..

Did they ask you to go into a room for further testing?

jadewhite
11-07-2011, 10:01 PM
All did not except for the first one but with the condition have to make a payment first for the spectacle frame.

chsum
12-07-2011, 07:40 AM
err... jade ah, go to the one n only spec shop that do not charge for manual check 100% accurate at USJ17 i-sight, few doors away from weng soon jaya.

my 2 sens

Rhiga
12-07-2011, 11:30 AM
When eye sight is not good (children or adult), the 1st place and the right place to go is an eye clinic, not a optician shop…

The fee of an ophthalmologist can be costly… but it gives a professional advice of the cause and the remedy..

I always wonder why people like to focus on the wrong solution and then busy handling the issues/symptoms from the wrong focus ….. :rolleyes:

snowy_8
12-07-2011, 06:24 PM
In denial that my eyes are no longer tip top. The other day I made a trip to Taipan to obtain my first pair of glasses. After the pursuit, I ended up confused. Three different readings were given on the same day by three different shops. And all the shops are using the same type equipment. :confused:

Shop 1.
Right eye: 200
Left eye: Equipement error message, Reading undetected.
Solution : Pay for the frame first and he will carry out a further analysis.


Shop 2.
Right eye: 25
Left eye: Perfect.
Spectacle not required! Hurray!


Shop 3.
Right eye: 125
Left eye: 125
Solution : Propose to obtain a spectacle to minimize further damage.

This incident makes me wonder how many people (kids!) do wear spectacle but do not acutally need them or, maybe even worse, do wear them with the wrong prescription.
How good are these shop attendant and their equipment? Are they qualified?


Why don't you visit Datin Jenaki from QHC, she's an ophthalmologist. I go for my yearly eye check up there. Use the machine and manual method. She'll then give you the readings so just give the spec shop the reading. Plus her consultation is not that expensive compared to the risk of wearing a wrongly prescribed spec.

fonzie
12-07-2011, 07:31 PM
Why don't you visit Datin Jenaki from QHC, she's an ophthalmologist. I go for my yearly eye check up there. Use the machine and manual method. She'll then give you the readings so just give the spec shop the reading. Plus her consultation is not that expensive compared to the risk of wearing a wrongly prescribed spec.

QHC is at USJ9, is it?.....

Rgds.

amy_melanie
12-07-2011, 11:51 PM
I've been going to the same optometrist since I was 11. :) He's the only one that I've met so far that will tell you that u don't need to change your old specs. If power increase is minimal, he told me that I don't need to see the caterpillar on the leaf on the tree across the road. Optometri BS Tan in SS15. He just moved there. Used to be in Damansara.

SiangMalam
13-07-2011, 12:08 AM
Wahai orang-orang kaya raya daerah SJ/USJ, best place to test your children's eyesight is the eye clinic in GH by the opthalmologist (50 sen only) and if you have money to throw summore, ISEC at Mid Valley.... :rolleyes:

cskok8
13-07-2011, 03:16 PM
Wahai orang-orang kaya raya daerah SJ/USJ, best place to test your children's eyesight is the eye clinic in GH by the opthalmologist (50 sen only) and if you have money to throw summore, ISEC at Mid Valley.... :rolleyes:

50 sen!!! That must be donkey's years ago. Last time I went it was RM 1. Not sure whether the Barang Naik people have increased it. ;)

SiangMalam
13-07-2011, 05:49 PM
50 sen!!! That must be donkey's years ago. Last time I went it was RM 1. Not sure whether the Barang Naik people have increased it. ;)
I registered for 50 sen only leh... at Penang GH. Maybe you pendatang dari Jogjakarta ya pak?

snowy_8
13-07-2011, 06:23 PM
QHC is at USJ9, is it?.....

Rgds.

yes it's at usj 9

jadewhite
13-07-2011, 09:20 PM
err... jade ah, go to the one n only spec shop that do not charge for manual check 100% accurate at USJ17 i-sight, few doors away from weng soon jaya.

my 2 sens

Thanks chsum

jadewhite
13-07-2011, 09:23 PM
Why don't you visit Datin Jenaki from QHC, she's an ophthalmologist. I go for my yearly eye check up there. Use the machine and manual method. She'll then give you the readings so just give the spec shop the reading. Plus her consultation is not that expensive compared to the risk of wearing a wrongly prescribed spec.

Thanks Snowy 8.

ivanhow
14-07-2011, 01:34 AM
Why don't you visit Datin Jenaki from QHC, she's an ophthalmologist. I go for my yearly eye check up there. Use the machine and manual method. She'll then give you the readings so just give the spec shop the reading. Plus her consultation is not that expensive compared to the risk of wearing a wrongly prescribed spec.
Hello sonwy_8 :) , Do you mind me asking, what are the consultancy charges like?
My son looking for a second opinion about his eye after a serious infection. Does QHC have any specialists on corrective treatment other than optical prescriptions?

His Dr. recommended Center for Sight in Tmn Mega/Tmn Sea, which provides LASIK treatments, and I was quite impressed by the center.

tupai
14-07-2011, 04:30 PM
TUN Hussein Onn eye Hosp is partly subsidised...Old man eye doctor Harekrisnan is reputed to be fierce, suffers no fols and no time for patients...But i found him the opposite :p

A word of Caution:

If u saw the eye surgeon/ophthalmologist being 4eyes and wearing specs...Walk away from your lasik.
If lasik was so damn sharp good, why the Dr still 4eyes?? :confused:

Yang Ada Bermata4 TIU xlatotupai :cool:

jadewhite
15-07-2011, 09:12 PM
[QUOTE=tupai]TUN Hussein Onn eye Hosp is partly subsidised...Old man eye doctor Harekrisnan is reputed to be fierce, suffers no fols and no time for patients...But i found him the opposite :p

A word of Caution:

If u saw the eye surgeon/ophthalmologist being 4eyes and wearing specs...Walk away from your lasik.
If lasik was so damn sharp good, why the Dr still 4eyes?? :confused:

Yang Ada Bermata4 TIU xlatotupai :cool:[/QUOTE

copy from FB : LIKE!

ng
15-07-2011, 09:43 PM
TUN Hussein Onn eye Hosp is partly subsidised...Old man eye doctor Harekrisnan is reputed to be fierce, suffers no fols and no time for patients...But i found him the opposite :p

:

partly subsidise mean how much is the first consultation plus any medicine ?

Anybody else been to tun hussein onn eye hospital ? how are they compare to eye specialist at University hospital ?

CS Chua
16-07-2011, 11:14 AM
partly subsidise mean how much is the first consultation plus any medicine ?

Anybody else been to tun hussein onn eye hospital ? how are they compare to eye specialist at University hospital ?
I have been to both but cannot be accurate about the fees because it was a few years ago. But hussein onn definitely more expensive but better service in every aspect. UH depends on your luck, you get a good one or a mediocre one and the waiting time is very very long.

tupai
16-07-2011, 11:49 AM
[QUOTE=tupai]TUN Hussein Onn eye Hosp is partly subsidised...Old man eye doctor Harekrisnan is reputed to be fierce, suffers no fols and no time for patients...But i found him the opposite :p

A word of Caution:

If u saw the eye surgeon/ophthalmologist being 4eyes and wearing specs...Walk away from your lasik.
If lasik was so damn sharp good, why the Dr still 4eyes?? :confused:

Yang Ada Bermata4 TIU xlatotupai :cool:[/QUOTE

copy from FB : LIKE!

its orig lah...where got copy1?? :confused:

ng ~ if memory serves me rite...Dr harekrisnan charges rm50 per consultancy. registration is i think like rm30 1st time, the subsequent rm5...eye drops etc etra lah..eye check like reading ant size alphabet is rm20 per session...All in all cheaper than say 100% preber hospita lah. :D

my next visit is to see a neurosurgeon. lately, I seem to forget where i put my reading glasses... :confused:


Yang Amat Blur ToonIstimewaUtama xlatotupai :cool:

cskok8
16-07-2011, 03:22 PM
my next visit is to see a neurosurgeon. lately, I seem to forget where i put my reading glasses... :confused:


Yang Amat Blur ToonIstimewaUtama xlatotupai :cool:

I think brain transplant not yet legal in Malaysia :D

snowy_8
16-07-2011, 09:05 PM
Hello sonwy_8 :) , Do you mind me asking, what are the consultancy charges like?
My son looking for a second opinion about his eye after a serious infection. Does QHC have any specialists on corrective treatment other than optical prescriptions?

His Dr. recommended Center for Sight in Tmn Mega/Tmn Sea, which provides LASIK treatments, and I was quite impressed by the center.

Hello ivanhow, last I went in Dec 2010 it was RM50-60. If I'm not mistaken they have cataract and lasik treatment too. But better to check it out at QHC as I only go for prescription.

There's another superb ophtalmologist at Gleaneagles Penang. Dr Lai Yoon Kee attached to eye clinic. Straight to the point doc and helpful nurses. Even have an insurance counter to help faciliate claims. Mum did a major eye surgery under him (remove blood clots in retina); has been ok for the past 5 years.

CS Chua
17-07-2011, 07:57 PM
Anyone did cornea transplant before? Where is a good place for it? And what is the market rate? Someone told me that ostrich cornea is being used successfully and has low rejection rate. I wonder whether it is true or not?

ivanhow
18-07-2011, 01:01 AM
Hello ivanhow, last I went in Dec 2010 it was RM50-60. If I'm not mistaken they have cataract and lasik treatment too. But better to check it out at QHC as I only go for prescription.

There's another superb ophtalmologist at Gleaneagles Penang. Dr Lai Yoon Kee attached to eye clinic. Straight to the point doc and helpful nurses. Even have an insurance counter to help faciliate claims. Mum did a major eye surgery under him (remove blood clots in retina); has been ok for the past 5 years.
Thanks snowy_8, for sharing abt the fees in QHC + Gleneagles, Penang. Guess it depends on the type of condition/complain, the facility and the experience of the opthalmologist. Will have to pay a visit I guess...

Tham
18-07-2011, 03:05 AM
Clarence Tan of Prime Clarence Optics in Jalan 222
is quite experienced, and does have that "added insight"
as he claims to have.

It's unlikely he'll get your prescription wrong.