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Dr. Jacob Cheng Yen Chuan

Dr. Jacob Cheng Yen Chuan

Designation: Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist
Director of Retinal Services and Vitreoretinal Surgery

Specialization:
Ophthalmology (Eye)

Language spoken: English, Mandarin

Hospital Affiliation:
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
Gleneagles Hospital


Clinic Address:
Eagle Eye Centre @ Mt Elizabeth Orchard
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre 3 Mount Elizabeth
#08-02 Singapore 228510

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Sat: 09:00AM - 12:00PM

Tel: 68360001

Fax: 68360002

Clinic Address:
Eagle Eye Centre @ Mt E Novena
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road #08-22/23/24
Singapore 329563

Operating Hours:  Mon-Fri: 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Sat: 09:00AM - 12:00PM

Tel: 65701000

Fax: 65701001

Clinic Address:
Eagle Eye Centre @ Gleneagles
Gleneagles Medical Centre 6 Napier Road
#06-16 Singapore 258499

Operating Hours:  Mon-Fri: 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Sat: 09:00AM - 12:00PM

Tel: 64751000

Fax: 64751880


Graduated with an MBBS degree from the National University of Singapore in 1995. He went on to specialise in the field of Ophthalmology and obtained the MMED (Ophth) in 2003 and postgraduate qualifications from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd).

He is a Consultant Surgeon in Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology and subspecialises in the field of Vitreoretinal Diseases. His main expertise is in the fields of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, inherited retinal disorders and diagnostic visual electrophysiology. He has also performed numerous advanced small incision cataract (phaco-refractive) surgeries with wavefront, toric and multifocal intraocular lenses, and femto-laser bladeless LASIK & Epi-LASIK procedures.

Dr Cheng also has special interest in electrophysiology, having trained with Professor Graham Holder at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has been invited to give lectures and teaching workshops at many meetings around the region on areas of medical retina and retinal imaging. Dr Cheng is also an adjunct research scientist with the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI), clinical teacher with the National University of Singapore (NUS) and part-time consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC).

He is involved in many pioneering research projects in drugs and in collaboration with many international instituitions for research. He has also published in many peer-reviewed scientific papers. Recently, Dr Cheng was appointed into the Vitreo-retina subspecialty committe, College of Ophthalmologists and representative for Ophthalmology Mount Alvernia operation committee. He is also a member of the Mount Alvernia Medical Advisory Board.

Education:
MBBS, M.Med (Ophth), FRCS (Ed), FAMS

Awards and Publications
Consultant Surgeon in Cataract, LASIK and Comprehensive Ophthalmology

First to describe slow vision (Bradyopsia) in an Asian patient and Cephalic Vein Thrombosis after Fluorescein Angiography

Award Winner of TEI-Pfizer Research Prize 2006

Authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals (e.g. Archives Ophthalmology and American Journal of Ophthalmology and Retina

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