Dr Chuah Chin Tek, Singapore Doctors, Ophthalmology / Eye
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Dr. Chuah Chin Tek

Dr Chuah Chin Tek - Singapore Doctors
MBBS (Singapore) 1992, FRCS (Edinburgh), M Med (Ophthalmology), FAMS (Ophthalmology), Dip Aesth Med (USA)
Practice Address :
The Eye & Aesthetics Clinic
3 Mount Elizabeth
Suites #11-17/18, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Singapore 228510
Telephone : +65 6884 4726
Fax : +65 6884 4316
The Eye & Aesthetics Clinic
3 Temasek Boulevard
#02-80, Suntec City Mall
Singapore 038983

Dr Chuah obtained his medical education and MBBS from the National University of Singapore and graduated in 1992. After housemanship and a broad based grounding in the various fields of medicine and surgery, Dr Chuah was the Aviation Eye Medical Officer for the RSAF from 1994-1996. He is thus familiar with the exacting visual demands of high performance individuals. 

Dr Chuah received a solid grounding in General Ophthalmology, cataract and refractive surgery (LASIK), glaucoma, paediatric eye conditions, Oculoplastics and retinal eye care at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) and other institutions . This was followed by 3 more years of Advanced Specialist Training culminating in exit certification and his admission to the Specialists Register by the Specilist Accreditation Board. 

He subsequently subspecialised in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and trained under the best Eyelid and Ophthalmic Plastic surgeons in Singapore for a further 2 years and was awarded a MOH Award to further hone his skills in the realm of Oculoplastic and Facial Plastic surgery in Salt Lake City, USA. 

Dr Chuah began his love affair with aesthetic medicine right from the time he began his specialist training (the pioneer of using Botox for a cosmetic purpose was actually an Eye Surgeon, Dr Jean Carruthers). He has also been injecting hyaluronic acid (the basis of Fillers) into the eye as far back as 1997 even before it was used for injections into the face. 

He has been injecting Botox as early as 1999, and had received structured and supervised training in the USA in IPL and laser devices as applicable to Aesthetic Medicine. 

He formalized his training in Aesthetic Medicine in order to provide his patients with care of the highest quality by obtaining firstly his Certificate and subsequently his Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. 

He balances a high volume cataract and refractive surgery practice with a busy Oculoplastics (Double Eyelids, Eyebags, Ptosis etc) / Aesthetic surgical subspecialty service and completes the comprehensive suite of services available to his patients by practicing aesthetic medicine. 

Dr Chuah decided to share his experience with his patients in the private sector after 15 years of institutional practice. 

 

 

EYE CARE

Cataract Surgery-Surgery using the latest phacoemulsification techniques with Premium intra-ocular lenses

LASIK for Myopia, Astigmatism, Hyperopia

Glaucoma-Medical and surgical management of Glaucoma

Retinal problems-Manangement of Diabetic Retinopathy, laser for retinal holes and tears

Paediatric Eye Conditions- Childhood myopia (myopia control programmes where indicated), Inturned lashes, Squints

General Eye Conditions- Dry, itchy eyes, screening for Driver’s and Pilot’s licenses, screening for laser license

EYELID SURGERY

Double Eyelid Surgery-Creation of extra fold so as to enhance the appearance of the eyes

Ptosis- Droopy eyelids in the elderly and sometimes young

Eyebags- Prominent bags under the eyes, may include tightening of the lower eyelid when necessary

Entropion- Inturned eyelids and lashes

Tearing disorders

Tumours and growths

AESTHETIC MEDICINE

Botox- To smooth out Frown lines, Crow’s feet, etc

Fillers-To fill out tear trough deformities( thus avoiding surgery), nasolabial folds

IPL and Lasers- For hyperpigmentation, spider veins, acne etc

Chemical Peels

 

 

 

Dr Chuah was awarded the MOH Higher Manpower Development Award to hone his skills in the fields of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the management of complications of surgery (asymmetry, malposition etc).

He was also the recipient of multiple Letters of Commendations for Excellence in patient care during his tenure in the public sector.