Dr Elaine Chee practices general ophthalmology in both children and adults, including cataract surgeries, glaucoma screening and management, diabetic eye screening and retina lasers; and she is a consultant at Eye and Retina Surgeons, Camden Medical Centre.
Her past appointments include, Chairman of the Joint Commission International committee (JCI) at the Singapore National Eye Centre, in charge of ensuring the clinical practice standards adhered to that of the JCI standards. She was also a member of the Clinical Competency Committee in charge of teaching the ophthalmology trainees, as well as a clinical tutor to medical undergraduates from the Yong Loo Lin Medical School.
Dr Chee was actively involved in education and research and was an adjunct associate scientist of the Singapore Eye Research Institute. Her research interests include: lacrimal gland gene protein related studies. She has authored papers in the field of Oculoplastics with special interest in Asian blepharoplasty and endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). She is also a reviewer for the Oculoplastics journal : Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery (OPRS).
She was awarded the Ministry of Health Scholarship to pursue further Oculoplastics and Aesthetics training in Samsung Medical Centre under Professor Yoon Duck Kim and in Kim’s Eye hospital under Dr Jae Woo Jang, in Seoul, Korea.
She has a special interest in oculoplastic conditions and surgeries as well as aesthetic rejuvenation of the eyes and face.
Dr Chee’s areas of expertise include: double eyelid procedures, eyebag surgeries, droopy lids and lid malpositions. Dr Chee also specializes in tearing conditions of the eye, and performs tear duct surgeries via both the external and endoscopic (scarless) methods. She also specializes in the management of orbital conditions such as thyroid eye disease, orbital fracture repair and tumors around the eye.
Dr Chee is experienced in botulinum toxin (botox) injections for medical conditions such as hemifacial spasm and blepharospasm. She is also experienced in non-surgical aesthetic rejuvenation of the face and eyes with the use of botox, fillers and intense pulsed light (IPL), which complement modern surgical techniques in facial rejuvenation.
Dr Elaine Chee acts as an advisor to The Chelsea Clinic for aesthetic treatments around the eye area.