Dr Currie Chiang

Ophthalmologist / Eye Surgeon  
37 years of experience

Specialty

Ophthalmology

Qualifications

MBBS (S'pore), FAMS, FRCS (Ed), FRCOphth (UK)

What I do

Dr Currie Chiang provides specialist treatments for:
- Cataract, using the latest technique of phacoemulsification of cataract followed by intraocular lens implantation
- Myopia, Astigmatism, Presbyopia correction using spectacles, contact lens or surgery such as LASIK, epi-LASIK
- Anterior Segment Diseases, such as Ptosis, Blepharitis, Conjunctivitis, Pterygium, Iritis,  Corneal problems such as keratoconus, contact lens related infections, allergies and others
- Glaucoma assessment and treatment with either surgery or laser
See more [ + ]- Squint, Lazy eyes, Myopia Control for children
- Retinal Diseases, such as management of Diabetic retinopathy, Retinal detachment, Age-related macular degeneration
- Oculoplastics: Ptosis, Botox, eyelid surgery

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Professional Statement

Dr Currie Chiang is an Ophthalmologist, practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. She completed her MBBS from the University of Singapore, Singapore in 1980 and FRCSEd (Ophth) (RCS, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) in 1986. Returning to Singapore, Dr Chiang worked at the Department of Ophthalmology at SGH before joining private practice in Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre.

Dr Currie Chiang established her own practice in Mount Elizabeth in 1993, where she has developed special interest in the anterior segment, including cataract and refractive surgery. She has written and presented many papers locally and overseas.

A consultant to Toa Payoh Hospital, ... See more [ + ]she has co-written a book 101 Questions and Answers on Cataracts and Implants, and served on the editorial board of the journals Implants in Ophthalmology and The Asia Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology. She has also published a study on radial keratotomy with Professor George Waring.

Dr Currie Chiang has also performed live demonstrations of cataract surgery, and in 2002, she has also been an active participant in various local community services as well as overseas missions to deliver free eye treatment to the villagers in countries such as Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Dr Currie Chiang is multilingual and speaks English, Mandarin, Bahasa Malay, Japanese. She is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital.

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Languages Spoken

English, Japanese, Malay, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine
See more [ + ] Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Royal College of Ophthalmology, United Kingdom

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Awards and Publications

Co-written a book, “101 Questions and Answers on Cataracts and Implants”
Published a study on radial keratotomy with Professor George Waring

Professional Positions and Memberships

Formerly Consultant, Toa Payoh Hospital
Served on the editorial board of the journals Implants in Ophthalmology and The Asia Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology
Committee member of the 26th International Congress of Ophthalmology in Singapore
See more [ + ] Secretary for the Joint Meeting of the International Society of Reflective Keratoplasty and the European Society of Refractive Surgery
Member of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ]Parkway East Hospital
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Insurances Accepted