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  • L L Cheong Skin & Laser Clinic

    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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  • Ear Nose & Throat Centre C C Lau

    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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    To keep your eyes healthy as best as they can, Eye & Retina Surgeons brings together 8 of Singapore’s established ophthalmologists with over a century’s collective experience in providing quality eye care.
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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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  • Ear Nose Throat & Snoring Centre

    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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New Feeds
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Gynaecology
Appendicitis

Appendicitis is believed to be due to blockage of the lumen of the appendix, usually by a lump of hard stools. The mucus produced by the lining of the appendix ...
Inability to swallow

The inability to swallow is called dysphagia, and it can occur for a variety of reasons.
Piles

Piles can be caused by ageing, pregnancy, squatting, constipation or even just sitting on the toilet bowl for extended periods.
Ear and Nose Throat Center
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 ...
Angioplasty Suitability

Angioplasty is an invasive procedure and there are possible complications, although these are relatively infrequent. The risk depends on many individual factors which will be discussed with your cardiologist before ...
Sinusitis

Sinuses are air cavities in the bony walls surrounding the nasal passages. Sinuses are drained and ventilated by small openings called ostia. Infection to these sinuses usually occurs with any ...
Ruth Kam Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
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).
Liver Cancer and Treatment

Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) is a cancer arising from the liver. It is also known as primary liver cancer or hepatoma. The majority of primary liver cancers (over 90 to 95%) arises ...
Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease can cause chest discomfort (angina), and lead to irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) or cause a heart attack.
Suffering from Acne Problem
Acne Rosacea

People with fair skin tend to be more prone to acne rosacea, and while it is more common among women, men tend to suffer more severe symptoms.
Diabetes

Diabetes is more than having too much sugar in the blood or urine. It is a metabolic disease that causes a wide range of inflammatory conditions.
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 ...
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