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Dr Gerard Chuah

Consultant Eye Surgeon, Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr Gerard Chuah obtained his basic medical degree in 1988 from the National University of Singapore, followed by his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS Edinburgh) in 1993 and in 1994, he obtained his Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology from the Postgraduate School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He subsequently obtained his Advanced Specialty Training Certification in 1997 and went to the University...

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Retinal Tears & Detachment

The retina is a transparent, thin layer of light sensitive cells that line the inside back wall of the eye. The retina is very important for good vision. Referring to the diagram of a camera, the retina is like the film of a camera.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes Mellitus is a common disease with serious ocular complications. It is one of the leading causes of legal blindness in the United States and much of the rest of the world.

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Age Related Macular Degeneration

There are two main types of Age Related Macula Degeneration:

  1. ‘Dry’ type of Age Related Macula Degeneration
  2. ‘Wet’ type of Age Related Macula Degeneration
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