Monthly Archives September 2013

What Are Cataracts?

Lens with cataract

The lens inside of the eye are normally clear. A cataract occurs when the lens become clouded. People with cataracts often have problems performing every day activities, such as reading or driving.

What Are Some Of The Symptoms Of Cataracts?

Clouded vision, sensitivity to light, double vision, frequent changes in glasses or contact prescriptions and seeing halos are some of the most common symptoms of cataracts. A cataract may only affect a small portion of the eye, so a person may not notice any symptoms at first. However, as the cataract gets bigger and begins to affect a larger portion of the eye, a person will most likely begin to notice vision changes.

Causes Of Cataracts

The lens inside of the eyes naturally become less transparent and thicker as a person gets older...

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Singapore Public Transportation Guide

Singapore Transport map

Singapore, a sprawling metropolis in Southeast Asia, is one of the most accessible cities in the world. Commuters and visitors can travel from one end of the city to the next within minutes on the LRT or MRT lines, or book a taxi ride to the airport for an affordable cost.

The following information will help guide you through the often confusing public transportation network in Singapore:

The LRT and MRT

The LRT and MRT are the two main commuter train systems that run through Singapore. The MRT, also known as the Mass Rapid Transit system, maintains 102 different stations in the city, most of which are located at major business centers, shopping centers or residential districts. This system is separated into four different sections and runs 24 hours a day.

The LRT, also known as th...

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