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    Dr Lau Chee Chong at Mount Elizabeth Centre treats both adults and children. His practice covers all areas -- diagnostic, surgical and medical -- of ENT, head and neck practice.
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    Dr Saurajen is one of the more innovative surgeons in the region to do some of the more complex snoring operations. He has travelled very widely and has performed these new procedures locally.
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    Dr Leong Keng Hong is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Gleneagles Medical Centre. He is active in research in various areas of Rheumatology including lupus, osteoporosis and arthritis.
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    Dr Cheong has been practicing dermatology for over a decade. Much of her time is focused on the surgical management of dermatological conditions and the practice of cosmetic dermatology.
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New Feeds
Piles Treatment

Treatment is not usually needed for piles, unless they are causing suffering. They are treated in different ways depending on size and condition
Robotic Thyroidectomy

When Ms Tan (not her real name), a 36-year old administrative assistant, was diagnosed with a thyroid nodule(a fleshy lump) last year, the conventional option then was open surgery ...
Fibroids

Fibroids are commonly diagnosed on pelvic ultrasound scans. Computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can also be employed but are more costly. Hysterosonography uses sterile saline to expand ...
Gynaecology
Chemotherapy and Side Effects

Chemotherapy involves destroying cancer cells by keeping the cells from further multiplying. Unfortunately, in the process of undergoing chemotherapy, healthy cells can also be affected, especially those that naturally should ...
Types of Scars

Acne scars, pigmented scars on the legs, surgical scars and keloids are the most common types of scars.
Athlete’s Heart

The term “Athlete’s Heart” is used to describe the changes that occur in the heart in order to adapt to the increased demands of training. This process of adaptation ...
Ear and Nose Throat Center
Colonoscopy

A screening colonoscopy is a good idea for those aged 50 years and above (younger for individuals with a family history of colorectal cancer).
Kidney Stones

Kidney stones (calculi) are hardened mineral deposits that form in the kidney. They originate as microscopic particles and crystals and develop into stones over time. The medical term for this ...
Acne

Acne is a skin condition that can begin when oil and dead skin cells clog up the pores.
Ruth Kam Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
Head & Neck Cancer

The main different kinds of neck and head cancers are cancer of the oral cavity, oropharygeal cancer, cancer of the nose, cancer of the ear and cancer of the eye.
Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are symptomatic arteriovenous vessels in the anus and lower rectum. They can be classified into two categories: internal and external.
Loss of Voice

The most common cause of hoarseness is voice misuse and abuse. This arises from prolonged talking, shouting, inadequate hydration, insufficient voice rest and persistent coughing.
Suffering from Acne Problem
Sudden Death Syndrome

There have been cases reported of healthy young athletes suffering cardiac arrest in the middle of a game or practice. This is likely to have been caused by unrecognised congenital ...
Piles

Piles can be caused by ageing, pregnancy, squatting, constipation or even just sitting on the toilet bowl for extended periods.
Melanoma

Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer that can invade nearby tissue and spread to other parts of the body. It develops in the cells that produce melanin – the ...
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