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Blog by Ear Nose Throat Specialist - Dr Dennis Chua

In this blog, Singapore ENT Specialist and Facial Plastics Surgeon Dr. Dennis Chua will share useful and interesting patient cases. As a Rhinoplasty doctor, Dr. Chua specialises in complex nose and sinus conditions. He also addresses kids ENT cases and is able to help most patients deal with breathing, sleeping and snoring related issues. Do spend some time on our blog to educate yourself on these topics.
Nasal polyps and recurrent sinusitis

Dr Dennis Chua is one of the top ent specialists that is highly experienced in patients with nasal polyps. This is a picture of bilateral nasal polyps in a patient who had it for more than 10 years. The polyps have resulted in blocked nose and a complete lack of smell (anosmia) resulting in decreased […]

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Sinonasal mass – Help I have a lump in my nose!

Dr Dennis Chua is a board certified Sinus Specialist dealing in complex conditions of the nose and sinus. One common condition he encounters are patients referred to him for “Lumps” in the nose. These can have different causes: Polyps: These generally refer to benign (non-cancerous) growths in the nose from chronic inflammation. If there is […]

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Sinusitis and facial pain

CT scan of the Sinus showing complete right maxillary opacification and left maxillary sinus polyp Dr Dennis Chua is an experienced sinus specialist that deals commonly with conditions like sinusitis and polyps. The CT scan above shows a patient with many months of blocked nose with yellow nasal discharge. This is associated with throat discomfort […]

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Ear wax impaction with hearing loss

Ear Wax Impaction Dr Dennis Chua is an experienced ENT specialist and shares his experience on managing patients with ear wax problems. Ear wax is a natural substance produced by the body. Ears have a self cleansing mechanism and there usually is no need for one to clean the ears at all. Ear wax impaction […]

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Dangers of Sleep Apnoea

Sleep apnoea is a common condition that occurs in about 1 in 3 Singaporeans in both adult and children. It is associated with the following harmful medical conditions: Unrefreshed sleep with poorer quality of life Poorer memory and concentration with decreased learning ability in children Hypertension and heart diseases Diabetes mellitus which in turn is […]

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Epistaxis (Nose bleeds) from sinusitis

Dr Dennis Chua is one of the accredited ent specialist in Singapore that commonly sees patients with epistaxis or nosebleeds. Most nose bleeds are from the front of a nose from an area known as Little’s area. This is frequently a result of nasal trauma from nose picking or rubbing of the nose. As this […]

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Put down the cotton buds

Dr Dennis Chua is an ENT Specialist that frequently sees ear wax problems. Have you ever cleaned out your ears (or your children’s ears) with cotton swabs? My advice is don’t do it! Dr. Chua explanation on why it is not a good idea to use cotton buds to remove ear wax goes here. It […]

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