Dr Jean Chai

Dr Jean Chai is a Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist who provides comprehensive eye care, and whose areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Cataract and General ophthalmology – femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery, and use of premium lenses (toric, multifocal lenses)
  • Corneal and External eye diseases – dry eyes, blepharitis, meibomian gland dysfunction, allergic eye diseases, conjunctivitis, infectious keratitis, pterygium etc.
  • Corneal surgery including pterygium surgery
  • Corneal transplantation
  • LASIK (Femtosecond) and other refractive surgical options

She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2004, where she was placed on the Dean’s List for academic excellence. She obtained her Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) and was elected as a Fellow of the College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Ophthalmology) and as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, Chapter of Ophthalmologists, in 2011.

She received her Ophthalmology specialist training at the Singapore National Eye Centre and trained in the subspecialty of Corneal and Refractive surgery. She furthered her training under the Healthcare Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) in 2011 for her fellowship in New York, USA under the tutelage of Dr Eric Donnenfeld, and Dr Henry Perry in Corneal and Refractive surgery.

She has authored several publications in international journals, book chapters and has lectured in regional and international conferences. She also received several awards including Best House Officer, Service with a heart award and Medical Class of 1975 book prize.

She is passionate about teaching and believes in moulding the next generation. Prior to private practice, she was an Assistant Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School, Clinical Senior Lecturer with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and the Program Director of the SingHealth Ophthalmology Residency Program.

Locate us

Mt Alvernia

820 Thomson Road,
Mount Alvernia Hospital,
Medical Centre D, #06-57/58/59/60/61/62
Singapore 574623

Fax: (65) 6456 1006
Mt Elizabeth Orchard

Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre,
3 Mount Elizabeth #08-08,
Singapore 228510

Fax: (65) 6836 0002
Parkway East

Parkway East Medical Centre,
319 Joo Chiat Place,
#05-03 Singapore 427989

Fax: (65) 6348-1001
Mt Elizabeth Novena

38 Irawaddy Road,
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre,
#08-22/23/24 Singapore 329563

Fax: (65) 6570 1001

Westgate Mall,
3 Gateway Drive,
#02-42A Singapore 608532

Fax: (65) 6250-6066
Royal Square at Novena

Royal Square Novena Medical Centre at Royal Square at Novena,
101 Irrawaddy Road,
#11-07 to 13 Singapore 329565

Fax: (65) 6456-1002
King Albert Park

KAP Residences Mall,
9 King Albert Park,
#01-42/43/44 Singapore 598332

Fax: (65) 6475-1880
HMI Medical Centre

12 Farrer Park Station Road,
StarMed Specialist Centre, Singapore 217565