De Ren Tang myopia treatment

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We are familiar with “Western” approach for myopia treatment, lasik or eye drops (for juniors) to slow down myopia. But I had never heard of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) treatment for myopia before.

Imagine my surprise and doubt when De Ren Tang (德仁堂) invited us for a trial 🙂
myopia treatment

Is it effective, is it harmful, are there any side effects? I got the same questions too when both me and Boon Yee went for our assessment. But I do know TCM has been around for thousands of years.

No medication, acupuncture nor herbal ingestion, thus there are no side effects. De Ren Tang offers age old practice of massaging the body nerves and 筋 (jin1).

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The session will start with assessment of our eyesight, this is done before and after every session.

For the younger ones, Chinese TCM believes that posture and body plays an important part for eyesight well being. Thus massaging our back (spine), and nerves play a crucial part of treatment.

Structured massage will focus on accupoints (穴位) for eye improvement.

Massaging around the eye socket and scalp to relax our eye muscles. In modern society, when we are stressed or tense, we can feel uncomfortable (throbbing) at our temple.

We learnt how TCM use massage to disperse the negative energy and improve our well being.

Gua Sha (刮痧) around our eyes to relax any muscle tension and improve blood circulation (气血循环). Blood capillaries carry blood around our body system, Gua Sha would help to clear congestion (堵塞) along the paths.

We can see Boon Yee’s face flush after every Gua Sha session.

We were told above TCM treatments are very common in China, primary school going children have “eye exercises” in classroom twice a day to improve their vision too.

Have I improved my eyesight? Measurements are taken after every session, and you should see some improvements after a few sessions.

Myopia treatment effectiveness will be different from person to person. In Singapore, a myopic child most likely inherits the genes from parents.

TCM practices would still encourage good eye habits from young to preserve our eyesight (30cm from book, minimise prolonged screen time, avoid reading in dim lighting etc)

Yee looks forward to his weekly treatment. The doctor’s tender massage and soothing ambiance always lull him into a state of total relaxation. Soothing, and I felt happy for him too 🙂

De Ren Tang is recommending a minimum of 10 or 20 sessions to really feel the improvements. Each session for a child and adult are 60 and 30 minutes respectively.

Do take note that De Ren Tang’s treatment is more effective for kids as their corneas are still growing. Continual treatment will be possible to slow down myopia degree and even improve eyesight.

However, adults’ eyesight degrees have already stabilised, treatment will only control myopia from getting worse. TCM massage session will reduce tension around eye sockets.

De Ren Tang (德仁堂) would like to raise awareness for TCM method of myopia treatment. If you are looking for eyesight well being, do give De ren Tang treatment a trial. You may view De Ren Tang doctors (医师) certifications here.

Each package is $880 for 11 sessions, first time customer from our blog will enjoy up to 30% discount.

We just knew that 纳米负离子医学眼镜 (negative ion medical glasses) can help improve our situation.

A. Product Decsription
Product composition and decomposition ability: tourmaline (maifanite, ochre, tourmaline, lava), Manufactured by Kang Li’s patented technology

Efficacy statement: Tourmaline can release negative ions (1100 to 1700 negative ions per cubic centimeter) and the far infrared, Lens can shield the harmful rays such as blue light and ultraviolet ray and so on.
Eye diseases are mainly caused by lack of water or oxygen, mobile blue radiation and Magnetic radiation.

B. Glasses effectiveness
1. Releasing negative ions
2. Blocking all radiations
3. Promoting blood circulation and balancing eye blood pressure
4. Diluting canthus wrinkles
5. There is a miraculous effect on rhinitis

The specifications claim that we can see improvements within a month for those suffering from myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Reduce degree by about 50 degrees after 3-5 months of usage.
The glasses can shield harmful lights emitted from electronic devices like mobile phones, computers, etc

For best effect, we are recommend to wear our negative ion glasses for at least 8 to 10 hours per day.

*Please refer to these two links (here and here) for product explanation.

 

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You may read up more details about De Ren Tang in article below.

De Ren Tang 德仁堂 address – 10, Anson Road, International Plaza, #02-81, S079903
Contact – 6534 8187
Website – http://www.derentangtcm.com

Anyone wish to participate in Singapore Zoo Run?

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Have you heard of Singapore Zoo Run?
Zoo Run 2015 will be the seventh edition.
Singapore Zoo Run

On 07Feb (Competitive) and 08Feb (families), humans will be dashing around the Zoo and perhaps Night Safari grounds. Family route might take you 6km near lush green foliage, expect Giraffes and Elephants to be bewildered 🙂

The race was first started to remember Ah Meng, Singapore Zoo’s (and I dare say Singapore) most iconic icon (Orang Utan).

Dates and times : Safari Zoo Challenge (competitive)
07Feb 2015 from 4pm – 7pm

Safari Zoo Fun Run (Family, relaxing)
08Feb 2015
Races : 9am – 12pm, and carnival : 10am – 3pm

Registration is now available at this link –> SafariZooRun.com.sg and Early Bird registration ends on 31 December.

Family can expect fun activities at the carnival after 08Feb’s run.
Do pop by WRS (Wildlife Reserves Singapore) Website and Fanpage for the latest updates.

Are you ready to get Wild with your family?
Thanks to WRS and Singapore Zoo, we have two Family Packs (contains two adults and two kids, worth up to $232) to giveaway. Winners will be able to enjoy Zoo Run 2015 in Feb followed by carnival activities.

1. Contest is on our Fanpage
2. Contestants must first LIKE WRS and SengkangBabies Fanpage
3. Leave your name and email on our Fanpage (or you can message email address to us)
4. Tell us your expectation/s from a Singapore Zoo Run.

5. Share this page (refer step 3) on your Facebook Wall and tag @SengkangBabiesBlog
(so that we know you are participating)
6. Contest ends 24Dec 10pm, and two winners will be randomly picked.

All images above credit WRS

Wet Hello Kitty run, but SUPER Fun!

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You seldom see Daddy (and boys) wear Pink Hello Kitty t-shirts. But we had to make an exception for Hello Kitty’s biggest fan, Boon Xin.

If the girl loves it, Daddy will even pose girly photos with plush toys haha (Hello Kitty Goodies bags collection earlier)

Nevermind the vehicle and human jams, never mind the downpour. 17,000 feline fans had gathered at Harbour Front area for Hello Kitty run.

Everyone was eager to paste some cute tattoos.

Infront all Gloomy, but behind us all Sunny :p

Those standing near the front sang “Happy Birthday” with Hello Kitty and Daniel.

(image credit Hello Kitty Fun Singapore Fanpage)

But why Hello Kitty never sing “Rain rain go away”? Cats and dogs pour down on Sentosa, and many families took shelter.

Although our underwear is not really soaked, we still have Fun and Wet photos to share :p
sentosa Hello Kitty

Met the super garang Cheekiemonkies, who chiong all the way in the rain 🙂

Hello-Kitty-Run-is-Fun

Due to the heavy rain, there was a huge jam at the finishing point. Everyone was queuing to get their Hello Kitty Run finisher medal. Those who fail to get their medals can pop by Hello Kitty Run Singapore Fanpage for instructions.

Video : Hello Kitty Run Singapore 2014

Kudos to the Hello Kitty organisers!
Although there was some hiccups at the end point, the volunteers stood in the rain to guide the runners. Running in the rain was a FUN experience for many families and friends.

Goodies bags collection (earlier) and the shuttle buses back to Vivocity was orderly and prompt.

Kids try to decorate our courtesy XC90 into a wedding car :p

Happy 40th Birthday Hello Kitty! You still look so cute 🙂

More updates :
– email info@hellokittyrun.com.sg to collect your finisher medals
Hello Kitty Run Singapore fanpage
– Photos from Running Kaki too
– Instagram photos #HelloKittyRunSG

– pop by our family runs at Energizer and Army Safra
– all our Hello Kitty photos uploaded on SengkangBabies Fanpage

(Visit our 5km runs, Safra , Energizer, Sundown, HelloKitty, ZooRun, Justice League)