Dr Joy Chan



DR Joy Chan

Place of Practice

International Eye Cataract Retina Centre

Practice Address

Office 1
3 Mount Elizabeth, #07-01
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Singapore 228510
Tel: (65) 6887 2020

Office 2
1 Farrer Park Station Road, #14-07/08
Farrer Park Medical Centre, Connexion
Singapore 217562
Tel: (65) 6443 2020

Practice Website



Consultant Ophthalmologist


MBBS(Singapore)(Gold Medallist), MRCS(Edinburgh), FAMS(Ophthalmology)(Singapore)

About Dr Chan

Dr Joy Chan is Medical Director & Senior Consultant in International Eye Cataract Retina Centre at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and Farrer Park Medical Centre.

Dr Chan was previously Consultant in the Ophthalmology Service at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Medical Centre. She was also Consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology at National University Hospital.

Dr Chan graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2004. She was awarded the Gold Medal and Book Prize in Ophthalmology in 2003. She obtained her Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2008 and Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore in 2011.

Dr Chan completed her Basic and Advanced Specialty Training at the Singapore National Eye Centre in 2011 and underwent fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive (Oculoplastic) Surgery at the National University Hospital from 2012 to 2013. She was awarded the Academic Medicine Development Award in 2013.

Dr Chan was a Clinical Lecturer and a Master of House at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in National University of Singapore. She served as Faculty on several postgraduate level surgery courses, teaching both cataract surgery as well as oculoplastic surgery.

Dr Chan has published extensively on a wide range of research topics, which include novel surgical techniques for treating eyelid laxity, novel ophthalmic imaging techniques and rare eye conditions. She has spoken at both local and international conferences on a variety of topics relating to oculoplastic surgery.

During her tenure at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Dr Chan helmed the Oculoplastic Service of the hospital and was responsible for managing a wide variety of oculoplastic conditions. She is also a skilled cataract surgeon and has vast experience with a broad range of cataract surgery techniques and new technology such as femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and computer-assisted toric intraocular lens implantation.

Specialized Services

  • General eye care & consultation
  • Comprehensive eye examination
  • Diabetic eye screening
  • Routine and complex eye surgeries
    • Modern cataract surgery
    • Eyelid surgery
      • Blepharoplasty (Medical and Cosmetic)
      • Ptosis repair
      • Entropion and Ectropion correction
      • Eyebag removal
      • Epiblepharon correction
    • Intravitreal injection procedures - For the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal vein occlusions, myopic choroidal neovascularisation and uveitis
    • Glaucoma surgery
    • Pterygium surgery
    • Chalazion incision and drainage
    • Stye incision and drainage
    • Dacryocystorhinostomy
    • Orbital surgery
    • Botulinum toxin injection
    • Filler injections
    • Others
  • Laser surgeries
    • Focal laser photocoagulation
    • Grid laser photocoagulation
    • Panretinal photocoagulation
    • Laser retinopexy
    • Photodynamic therapy
    • Laser iridotomy