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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.
Tips on how to treat snoring

Snoring is a sound generated due to partial obstruction in the nose, oral passage or throat area. It is very common and studies have shown it can happen in up to a third of individuals with it being more common in men. It sometimes happen insidiously and gets louder over the years. More importantly it […]

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Treatment of Sinusitis

Sinusitis can be treated successfully with different medications. Very often a combination of medications can be necessary. Dr Dennis Chua is an ENT Specialists that specializes in treating sinus diseases. Antibiotics: These are necessary as antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. Sinusitis are often due to bacterial infections. Nasal saline wash: These are useful […]

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Middle ear infection/ Acute otitis media

Middle ear infection are infections that occur behind the ear drum. The cause of ear infection is usually from the nose. These infections can be severely painful with fluid or pus collecting behind the ear drum resulting in hearing loss. Find out more about middle ear infection here. Dr Dennis Chua encounters this type of […]

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Hole in the ear drum

A hole in the ear drum is a fairly common condition encountered by ent doctors in Singapore like Dr Dennis Chua.It can be acute (< 1 month) or chronic (>1 month). Ear drums with hole lasting more than a month usually do not heal by themselves. Find out more about ruptured ear drum here. Acute […]

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Ear Pain After A Flight – Otitis media with effusion

Dr Dennis Chua is widely regarded as one of the best ENT specialists and sees many patients with ear conditions. One common condition would be ear ache or pain after a flight. This usually occurs during ascent or descent and can sometimes be very severe. Patients may also have decreased hearing and this can be […]

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Deviated (Crooked) Nasal Septum

Dr Dennis Chua is one of the accredited ent specialist in Singapore that is experienced in treating patients with blocked nose from deviated septum. A deviated septum is a fairly common condition. Thankfully most are mild with no significant symptoms. For some patients with severe deviated nasal septum, this can result in blocked nasal passage […]

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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. If you feel a lump in your nose, consider visiting Dr. Dennis Chua. These can have different causes: Polyps: These generally refer […]

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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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