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Dr Choo Chai Teck

Dr Choo Chai Teck from Singapore National Eye Centre

Dr Choo Chai Teck

​MBBS, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, FAMS

Senior Consultant

Singapore National Eye Centre

Specialty: Oculoplastic, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Sub-specialties: Oculoplastic, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Oculoplastic Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Senior Consultant Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Clinical Director Oculoplastic Department (Aesthetic Eyeplastic Service) Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Asst Professor SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme

Profile

​Dr Choo Chai Teck is the Clinical Director (Aesthetic Eyeplastic) and Senior Consultant with the Oculoplastic Department. He is the past president and founding member of Asia-Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has organized and conducted numerous regional oculoplastic teaching courses. He has spearheaded the studies on some important microscopic anatomical features of oriental lower lid and upper lid. Dr Choo has been invited by numerous hospitals in the region and has travelled widely to impart his oculoplastic surgical skills. He is an Editorial Board Member, ORBIT Journal and an Invited Editorial Board Reviewer of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal. He is the President, Singapore Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and International Member, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Education

  • FAMS (1997)
  • FRCOphth (1989)
  • FRCS(Ed) (1987)
  • MBBS (1981)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • President, Singapore Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (2017 - present)
  • International Advisor, Hong Kong Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery (2015 - present)
  • Member, Medical Specialist Panel for Ophthalmology, Work Injury Compensation (2012 - present)
  • Invited Reviewer, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. FRACO Publication (2008 - 2013)
  • Invited Editorial Board Reviewer, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal (2006 - present)
  • Editorial Board Member, ORBIT (Journal of ESOPRS) (2006 - present)

Awards

  • Achievement Award, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) (2018)
  • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) (2017)
  • Long Service Medal, Ministry of Health (2013)
  • Distinguished Service Award, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) (2008)
  • Long Service Award, Ministry of Community Development (1999)

Research Interests

Publications

  1. Sunny Shen, Rajendran K, Fong KS, Choo CT: Medial pretarsal far pad in Asian upper lid. (OPRS 2008, Vol 24: 40-2)
         
  2. Lim WK, Rajendran K, Choo CT: The microscopic anatomy of the lower lid retractors in Orientals. (OPRS 2004, Vol 20: 207-11)
        
  3. Choo CT, Fong KS: Correction of upper and lower lid epiblepharon in Chinese patients (Asia-Pacific Journal Of Ophthalmology 1998; 10:3, 22- 25)
         
  4. Choo CT, Chan ML, Fong KS: Surgical management of upper lid epiblepharon (EYE 1998; 12: 623-626)
         
  5. Choo CT: Correction of oriental epiblepharon by anterior lamellar reposition (EYE 1996; 10:5, 545- 547) 

Research Trials