Zoe Medical Aesthetics

Dr Chuah Chin Teik

About Dr Chuah Chin Teik

Dr Chuah Chin Teik is an Ophthalmologist with a subspecialty in Oculoplastic Surgery. 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 selected to undergo a training stint at the Singapore National Eye Centre to prepare him for the task of looking after the visual needs of pilots in the Republic of Singapore Air Force.

From 1994 to 1996, Dr Chuah was the Aviation Eye Medical Officer for the RSAF. He was responsible for all aspects of eye care and visual demands pertaining to a high performance environment, as is the situation with Fighter Pilots and Air Operations Communication Officers (Radar Operators) and was appointed to the Board of Certified Examiners by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. He is thus familiar with the exacting visual demands of high performance individuals.

Training & Awards

Dr Chuah secured a 3-year training post from the Ministry of Health (MOH), Singapore, by merit, to undergo Basic Specialist Training in Ophthalmology and started specialist training in Eye Surgery at the Singapore National Eye Centre, receiving a solid grounding in General Ophthalmology, cataract and refractive surgery (LASIK), glaucoma, paediatric eye conditions, Oculoplastic and retinal conditions. This was followed by 3 more years of Advanced Specialist Training culminating in exit certification and his admission to the Specialists Register by the Specialist 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 manages surgical eyelid/eyebag procedures at Zoe Medical. When 4D technology is unable to deliver the desired results, Dr Chuah steps in to provide a surgical alternative to periorbital rejuvenation.