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Optimizing Allergic Rhinitis Treatment: Tips & Tricks

06

May

2021 Thu

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Webinar Registration here
 

This session is open to doctors and healthcare professionals only.
CME points will be awarded.

Allergic Rhinitis is a common chronic condition faced by primary care physicians and it often has a negative impact on patients’ quality of life, performance, and productivity at work. Dr. Lau Hung Tuan will be sharing how timely and accurate diagnosis as well as optimizing treatment based on patient individual symptomatology can improve patients’ quality of life. By providing updates from the latest Allergic Rhinitis management guidelines and case examples, he will provide practical tips on the medical and surgical management of Allergic Rhinitis, and also on the shared decision-making process between patient and physicians.



Our Speaker
 

Dr. Lau Hung Tuan
ENT Specialist

Dr. Lau Hung Tuan is an accredited, international fellowship-trained Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist in Singapore. Dr. Lau is well-versed in treating a wide array of ENT conditions such as sinus infection, nasal allergy, ear and hearing problems, as well as swellings in the head and neck region. Besides these common ENT conditions, Dr. Lau also has special interest in the subspecialty field of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). He is highly passionate about treating these conditions with holistic, tailored and individualized solutions for his patients.

Prior to private practice, Dr. Lau served as a Consultant in the Department of Otolaryngology (ENT), Head and Neck Surgery of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH), where he was the clinical lead for the Snoring and OSA surgery subspecialty service. During his tenure at KTPH, Dr. Lau was an appointed member of the Medical Care Quality Improvement Committee, Tissue Audit Committee and Trauma Committee. Dr. Lau continues to run a Complex Sleep Clinic at Tan Tock Seng Hospital as a visiting specialist.

Dr. Lau graduated from the University College London in U.K. and received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with Distinction in Medical Sciences and special commendation for overall performance. He went on to qualify as a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was also conferred a Master of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology) from the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Dr. Lau completed his postgraduate specialist training through the NHG-AHPL Otorhinolaryngology Residency Program. During his residency training, he was awarded the NHG Residency Award for Outstanding Resident. He further completed a clinical fellowship in Craniofacial Sleep Surgery at the Craniofacial Center of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan where he was trained and mentored by world-renowned plastic surgeons in the field of craniofacial reconstructive surgery.

On the academic front, Dr. Lau is also active in contributing to the ENT and medical community at large as both teaching faculty and presenter in various local and international conferences. He was the ENT Clinical Block Lead at KTPH and clinical teacher for Nanyang Technological University’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He was also a clinical tutor for NUS’ Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.