Singapore National Eye Centre cuts fees for 20 treatments

A Singapore National Eye Centre spokesman said the "new models of care" include getting nurses and optometrists to take on some of the patient care.
A Singapore National Eye Centre spokesman said the "new models of care" include getting nurses and optometrists to take on some of the patient care.PHOTO: ST FILE

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The Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) has cut its fees for 20 procedures by between 15 and 32 per cent, fulfilling a promise made in January.

The cut in fees will affect about 14,500 procedures done at the eye centre each year, its spokesman told The Straits Times. The move could cut each bill by up to several hundred dollars.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 29, 2019, with the headline 'Eye centre cuts fees for 20 treatments'. Print Edition | Subscribe