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Dr. Chua Wei Han

Dr. Chua Wei HanVerified

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Overview

Dr. Chua Wei Han is the Medical Director and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at Parkway Eye Centre, which is conveniently located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. He is also a Visiting Consultant at Singapore National Eye Centre, Adjunct Research Scientist at Singapore Eye Research Institute, and Clinical Teacher at National University of Singapore.

He completed his Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSc) at the University of Newcastle in Australia and completed his degree in Ophthalmology as well as his postgraduate clinical training (basic and advanced surgical training in ophthalmology and fellowship in refractive surgery and cornea) at the Singapore National Eye Centre. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Achievements and Accolades

  • Outstanding Award in Clinical Ophthalmology, First SERI-ARVO Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (Singapore, 2003)
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Travel Fellowship Award (2001)
  • The Concord Hospital Resident Medical Association’s Annual Award for Best Grand Round Presentation (1997)
  • Ciba-Geigy Prize – Awarded for having demonstrated the highest overall ability and capacity in Bachelor of Medicine (1996)
  • Blackwell Science Prize – Awarded for having demonstrated the highest overall ability and capacity in Critical Reasoning in Bachelor of Medicine (1996)
  • Singapore Graduating Class Prize – Awarded for achieving the best undergraduate record at the University of Newcastle, Australia (1996)
  • McGraw-Hill Prize in Medicine – Awarded for having demonstrated the highest overall ability and capacity in Bachelor of Medical Science (1994)

Dr. Chua offers a full range of eye care services to treat astigmatism, cataracts, glaucoma, myopia, paediatric eye disorders, presbyopia, refractive errors, and retinal disorders. Among the procedures that he performs using advanced technologies and breakthrough methods are cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, implantable contact lens surgery, intravitreal injection (IVI), LASIK eye surgery, laser photocoagulation, microsurgery, multifocal lens implantation, phacoemulsification cataract surgery, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), pterygium surgery, and refractive surgery.

He is a Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine, University of Newcastle, 1997
  • Master of medicine, National University of Singapore, 2002
Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeon
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Languages spoken
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • English
  • Hokkien
  • Mandarin
  • Teochew
Insurance
  • Cigna
  • Fullerton Health
  • iExchange
  • Parkway Shenton
  • Great Eastern
  • MediShield Life
  • AXA
  • Aviva
  • NTUC Income
  • Aetna
  • Bupa
  • Prudential
  • AIA
Clinics

Parkway Eye Centre is a provider of advanced specialist eye care located at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. Its main goal is to provide the most effective forms of treatment for patients with sight-threatening disorders using up-to-date technologies, breakthrough procedures, and industry-approved materials in a state-of-the-art medical facility. The clinic is helmed by Dr. Chua Wei Han, a board-certified Ophthalmologist with over 17 years of experience. He graduated from the University of Newcastle in Australia and obtained his Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) from the University of Singapore. He then completed his postgraduate clinical training (basic and advanced surgical training in ophthalmology and fellowship in refractive surgery and cornea) at the Singapore National Eye Centre. Following the completion of his postgraduate clinical training, he was made a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (United Kingdom). He is also a Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Parkway Eye Centre is accredited by the Joint Commission International and the International Standards Organisation (ISO). It features modern interiors, world-class facilities, and friendly, accommodating staff. It uses the most advanced equipment (including laser-based technologies), which Dr. Chua combines with breakthrough methods to ensure patient safety and satisfaction.

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