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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 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
Inability to swallow

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

Osteoarthritis (OA) is known as the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs due to the wear and tear of the cartilage in your joints. Cartilage is known as the “...
Gynaecology
Skin Cancer Examination

While it is common to have new moles when you are in your 20s and 30s, moles that start appearing in those who are in their 50s onwards should be ...
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.
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 ...
Ear and Nose Throat Center
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr Christopher Ng (obstetrician & gynaecologist) offers advanced complex laparoscopic surgical procedures for the benefit of his patients. Gynaecological laparoscopies are new surgical techniques that allow a wide variety of procedures ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ruth Kam Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
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.
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 ...
Types of Scars

Acne scars, pigmented scars on the legs, surgical scars and keloids are the most common types of scars.
Suffering from Acne Problem
Common Gastrointestinal Diseases

Common gastrointestinal diseases include colonic polyps, colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis. What are their differences?
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.
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 ...
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