Our Eye Specialist

Dr. Gillian Teh

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MBBS, MMed(Ophth), FAMS

Languages: English

Sub-specialties: Oculoplastic, Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Clinical Tutor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Former Consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)

  • Dr Tan Yar Li was awarded 3 gold medals for Best Candidate in Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal as well as Neuro-ophthalmology in the Eye Specialists’ Exit exam
  • Dr Tan was one of the first few surgeons in Singapore to perform Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

Dr. Gillian Teh

MBBS, MMed(Ophth), FAMS

Languages: English, Mandarin

Sub-specialties: Oculoplastic, Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Former Consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Clinical Tutor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

  • Dr Tan Yar Li was awarded 3 gold medals for Best Candidate in Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal as well as Neuro-ophthalmology in the Eye Specialists’ Exit exam
  • Dr Tan was one of the first few surgeons in Singapore to perform Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
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Dr Gillian Teh Specialises in Treating:

2Eyelid Malpositions (Entropion, Ectropion)

Eyelid Malpositions

Entropian causes eyelids to turn inward while Ectroptian is the outward turning of the eyelids.
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Droopy eyelids (Ptosis)

Droopy
Eyelids

Drooping eyelids occur due to aging or weak muscles.


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Blocked Tear Ducts (Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction)

Blocked Tear Ducts

Nasolacrimal duct obstruction prevents tears from draining.


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Oculoplastics

Ingrown Eyelashes

Trichiasis treatment consists of removing ingrown eyelashes that grow inwards.

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Eyelid Tumours (Benign and Malignant Growths)

Eyelid
Tumours

Tumors can develop on or around the eyelids causing cosmetic and health issues.

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Dr. Gillian Teh received her MBBS from the University of London  in 2007 and her Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology (MMed Ophth) at the National University of Singapore where she graduated in 2012. Her dedication to excellence in her area led her to also join the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS) in 2016, confirming her knowledge and commitment to developing eye care in Singapore and beyond. 

Besides her clinical experience, she devotes significant time to teaching and mentoring, working as a clinical instructor at the National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Dr. Teh strongly believes in the collective strength of a medical team and actively trains and educates nursing and auxiliary staff. Dr Teh is also a former Ophthalmology Consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) specialising in Oculoplastics and Ocular Adnexa Surgery.

Her passion extends beyond the clinic walls and is actively involved in humanitarian activities and mission work. Dr. Teh’s charitable nature inspired her to join in missions in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and the remote Indian province of Ladakh. Her dedication to eye care also led her to serve on SNEC’s Philanthropy and Development committee. 

From Dr Teh’s perspective, forming a strong doctor-patient relationship is as critical as delivering the highest-quality eye care. She is committed to ensuring that her patients are comfortable at every point and that they achieve the best possible outcome. 

Dr. Teh tackles the dual roles of doctor and mom with determination and love. Balancing the duties of her medical work with the joys of family life, she finds contentment in making a good difference for her patients and being available to her husband and three children.

Why Choose Us

Established. Experienced. Trusted.

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Technology

APEC believes in continuous innovation, we regularly update our medical technology according to the latest industry developments. 

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Touch

Rest assured in the hands of experienced doctors with many years of surgical experience, as well as seasoned nurses and optometrists.

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Trust

APEC’s reputation is one that has been built around experience and trust, as evidenced by our large pool of referral patients.

Dedicated Insurance Support

We understand that navigating the financial aspect of healthcare can be overwhelming. We welcome all patients with or without insurance and can assist with your claims no matter your personal or corporate insurance plan.

Medisave & Integrated Shield Plans Approved

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You may also contact us via e-mail at contact@asiapacificeyecentre.com.sg

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