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Illidan
post Dec 23 2019, 02:02 PM

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Another update revisiting KCE after 2 weeks time. Went there in the morning waited 2 hours. He used scope to check my nose and I could see my blood vessel are much expose compare to 2 weeks ago. Again in <1 min time he sprayed anesthetic into my nose then told me to wait outside for 10 mins, no questions asked. After 10 mins, he did nose cauterization again, this time to much larger area. He said it should solve the problem. "talked to my staffs outside, they will explain to you etc..." Not allowing me to ask any question as usual. Then he suggested me to do surgery. When I try to ask about the surgery, he told me to talk to his staffs outside. Oh God, we are talking about surgery and he could just delegate to his counter staffs! He then told me to follow up in 2 weeks time again.

After some research on the internet, I found out that nose cautery would take 2-6 weeks for healing. KCE just ask you to visit him every 2 weeks, not allowing your nose to completely heal, he could do nose cautery for unlimited time?! There will also be a risk of greater nose bleeding if nose cautery is repeated before the wound is completely heal. All this I am not made aware of.

My personal experience is, he spent minimum time on you, maximize his patients. I were all left in blind, everything I would have to google out myself, then what are the consultation charges for?! I would look for another doctor somewhere else.

This post has been edited by Illidan: Dec 23 2019, 02:10 PM
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post Dec 28 2019, 11:58 AM

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Recommend Kpj klang dr. Vincent tan.

Pls dont dont go Dr. Raymond Tan Suan Kuo very bad for my nose surgery,got alot problem after surgery he still say normal
After two week I looking 3 more ent specialist all say this surgery totally failed and need surgery again

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post Dec 28 2019, 12:00 PM

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Recommend Kpj klang dr. Vincent tan

Pls dont dont go Dr. Raymond Tan Suan Kuo very bad for my nose surgery,got alot problem after surgery he still say normal
After two week I looking 3 more ent specialist all say this surgery total failed and need surgery again

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post May 13 2020, 10:41 PM

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QUOTE(andy1985 @ Dec 28 2019, 11:58 AM)
Recommend Kpj klang dr. Vincent tan.

Pls dont dont go Dr. Raymond Tan Suan Kuo very bad for my nose surgery,got alot problem after surgery he still say normal
After two week I looking 3 more ent specialist all say this surgery totally failed and need surgery again
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wow sounds serious.. what happened?
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post Aug 27 2020, 04:21 PM

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QUOTE(Illidan @ Dec 3 2019, 03:42 PM)
My experience of visiting Dr Koay Cheng Eng last week (nov 2019) for nose bleeding. Made an appointment, went there in the morning, waited for about an hour before got to see him. He spent <1 min asked me just one question then did a scope follow by anesthetic spray, before I manage to ask any question, he chased me out, told me to wait outside because the anesthetic spray will take effect in about 10 mins. I waited outside his clinics and during the 10 mins, he managed to see 2 more patients. I went into the clinic again after 10 mins, he told me to sit down and immediately he did nasal cauterization to my nose. (I did not even know it was a nasal cauterization during that moment, not after I google it out after I went back). After it's done, he told me to come back in 2 weeks time. Before I have an opportunity to ask any question like what procedure did he jsut do, why did it happen, will it cure me permanently, what precautions after the procedures etc. He just kept chasing me out, "my staff outside will explain further, talk to my staff outside, see my in 2 weeks times...". when I talked to the staffs outside, (I'm not sure if they are nurses or clerks as they are not in uniform), they just couldn't explain much, couldn't answer my doubt except telling me to apply the nasal spray and cream. Total time spent maybe <5mins, damage of RM460.35.
Despite some positive comments about him in the forum, I think KCE is just impatient, not willing to explain anything at all to you, and just wanna see maximum patients in the shortest time, unless you are a potential surgery candidate.

Could any one recommend any better ENT specialist?
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Check post #359 made on February 2017. Almost same experience. Post #359 below.

I have visited Dr Koay Cheng Eng twice. As with any experienced ENT doctors, there are no issues with regards to diagnose and prescription but in terms of ethics, I think he is a bit lacking in terms of ethics.

I have a deviated septum whereby the passageway of one of the nostrils of the nose is smaller than the other one. He suggested a surgery to correct the problem as he mentioned it is already very severe. Since I had no difficulty in breathing at all I knew this surgery is not necessary. I asked a question on whether there are side-effects of this surgery and he suddenly didn't seem interested to entertain my questions anymore and was in a hurry to get me out of the clinic so that he could attend to other patients.

Also, I noticed Dr Koay Cheng Eng likes to take not only photos but videos of his patients as he showed me many photos and one video of his patients (a teenager or in his early twenties) talking about his experience with the surgery where Dr Koay had performed on him. It may be good publicity but personally i don't quite buy into all that.

I understand that all doctors would want to earn more money by performing surgeries but this should not take precedence over proper prescription or advice, in other words based on good ethics. I would suggest exploring other ENT doctors.
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post Nov 9 2020, 11:23 AM

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Anyone has nose, upper gum and jaw pain after a septum deviation and inferior turbinate reduction surgery?

i had been suffered pain and those parts tighten since 4 months ago after my surgery. The ENT doctor had referred me to Neurology doctor but it does not reduce the pain especially the pain more strong when i am lying down......cry.gif cry.gif cry.gif cry.gif

PLS help and share if you had these experiences and how do you solve it and which doctor can be recommended
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post Dec 10 2020, 10:50 AM

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I went for initial consultation with Dr Koay Cheng Eng due to a blocked ear. He recommended I do an audio test which showed that my hearing was perfect. During the second consultation, he mentioned that I had deviated septum which was causing the blockage in my ear and suggested to do a minor surgery. More than a week after the surgery, I developed tinnitus in one of my ears. I woke up in the middle of the nights due to the ringing in my ear and couldn’t stop crying. The ringing lasts for 24 hours and I am unable to sleep well every night. I immediately went to see Dr Koay, who was unable to explain the reason for the tinnitus and couldn’t help me. I asked him why I had this ringing in my ear which was worse than a blocked ear. He said that this ringing would follow me forever and asked me to accept it. So I have been crying everyday as I cannot accept this condition and even gave up my job. I spent a lot of time and money to see other specialist doctors. They said that this was a nerve problem due to the operation. When considering to do an operation, please seek the opinion of few doctors first. I regret to do the surgery, but I cannot change this decision anymore.
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QUOTE(Elizabeth44 @ Dec 10 2020, 10:50 AM)
I went for initial consultation with Dr Koay Cheng Eng due to a blocked ear. He recommended I do an audio test which showed that my hearing was perfect. During the second consultation, he mentioned that I had deviated septum which was causing the blockage in my ear and suggested to do a minor surgery. More than a week after the surgery, I developed tinnitus in one of my ears. I woke up in the middle of the nights due to the ringing in my ear and couldn’t stop crying. The ringing lasts for 24 hours and I am unable to sleep well every night. I immediately went to see Dr Koay, who was unable to explain the reason for the tinnitus and couldn’t help me. I asked him why I had this ringing in my ear which was worse than a blocked ear. He said that this ringing would follow me forever and asked me to accept it. So I have been crying everyday as I cannot accept this condition and even gave up my job. I spent a lot of time and money to see other specialist doctors. They said that this was a nerve problem due to the operation. When considering to do an operation, please seek the opinion of few doctors first. I regret to do the surgery, but I cannot change this decision anymore.
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sad to hear but yes tinnitus is very annoying
had it since 5 years ago and quite depressing sometime. but i think i get used to it now
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post Dec 22 2020, 05:31 PM

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The following are some advice to prevent tinnitus, meniere's disease and even cataract.
1) Don't keep decayed food (rubbish) at home.
2) anything that will grow large amount of bacterial should throw out of house as soon as possible.
3) Dirty clothing need to wash immediately, don't accumulate inside house few days.
4) Make sure the toilet bowl always has water in it, if the water dry out (log time no pump water), the gas and bacterial from sewage pipe will enter into the room.
5) Carpet (if any) need to be vacuum every day, if carpet dirty it will grow large amount of bacterial.

Large amount of bacterial floating in air in the living room, sleeping room will cause sinus infection.
Sinus infection will make your ears feel blockage (one or both), prolonged sinus infection will causes meniere's disease and tinnitus.
....and even cataract.
Note: the above is what I believe to be true, no source of information (no link to some onlne article) provided.


addition: This one I watch in some TV programe:
It say avoid eating full full before sleep,
because stomach too full will cause stomach acid flow out and into the nose and ear area and this will cause ears feel blockage and meniere's disease and tinnitus too.

This post has been edited by tanhks: Dec 22 2020, 05:41 PM
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post Feb 4 2021, 02:48 AM

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After reading all the comments from the start, I decided to go for Dr Megat Shiraz at Columbia Asia Hospital, Puchong.

Done
1. Septoplasty due to deviated septum
2. Partial endoscopic turbinectomy
cost about RM13k all in (company insurance covered, i only topup rm6 registration + rm300 covid rt-pcr test). Not bad and not too expensive i think.

Surgery done Wed (27/1/21) afternoon > wake up on the evening after general anesthesia with full of nasal pack inside both nose, only can breath with mouth and pressure with the ear.
Not more than 20 hours.. the next day 8.30am remove the nasal pack already, monitoring, and discharged Fri (29/1/21) afternoon. Total 3 days hospitalised. I experienced panic only in Day 1 coz of incapable to breath since nose packed (I have anxiety). The rest is fine only sleep eat wakeup. Overall its good experience. Now in the midst of recovery.

I very very recommend Dr Megat. A super humble, respectful, experienced, skilled ENT doctor. Well explained and understand patient situation entirely not in ENT scope only. Even after the surgery and at home you can still text him to ask anything. He'll entertain no matter who you are, how long or how many you want to ask and correctly answer in detail. He'll explain all the risk involved. I praised him best doc I ever met so far. Even the nurses there agreed with this. All this while been to P*nt*i, K*J, hospitalized and discharge not even clear explanation what went wrong. Felt like really being served to settle my problem rather wanting money here. Touch wood.





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post Feb 4 2021, 11:24 AM

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QUOTE(Hearts @ Jul 26 2009, 09:22 AM)
my ear has something stuck and i think im half deaf now =.=
is there any ENT Specialist Clinic that opens on sunday?
Urgent, thanks.
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If you're living nearby Puchong, i will highly recommend Dr Megat at Columbia Hospital at Bandar Puteri, Puchong Jaya.

What i like about him is that he's patient, takes time to explain to answer your questions and does a great job. I've seen him twice for ear wax (one out of two times, i had impacted ear wax) removal.

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