Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Dilemmas



Adj A/Prof Quah Boon Long
Senior Consultant,
Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)

Adj A/Prof Quah Boon Long is a Senior Consultant at Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) and Kandang Kerbau Women's and Children's Hospital. He graduated from medical school at National University of Singapore and underwent basic and advanced training in ophthalmology in Singapore before completing his fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the Hospital For Sick Children in Toronto. 

He is currently the Head of Clinical Quality at Singapore National Eye Centre. His clinical area of interest is wide ranging and includes strabismus, general paediatric and adult ophthalmology, cataract surgery in children and adults, and retinoblastoma. He derives energy from an active and sporting lifestyle and still indulges in the occasional competitive swimming and running.



Dr Foo Fong Yee
Senior Consultant and Head of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus Service,
NHG Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)

Dr Foo Fong Yee is currently a Senior Consultant with the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She completed medical school at the National University of Singapore in 2002, and was conferred Masters of Medicine (Ophthalmology) in 2006. She attained Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (ophthalmology) in 2010, and is also a Fellow with the Academy of Medicine Singapore. 

Dr Foo was awarded the Singapore Ministry of Health Training Scholarship and subsequently underwent a 12-months American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) - approved clinical and surgical fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA. Her areas of ophthalmic practice include general ophthalmology, cataracts, paediatric ophthalmology, myopia and strabismus (adults and children). 



Dr Cheryl Ngo
Head of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and Research Director,
National University Hospital Singapore (NUHS)

Dr Cheryl Ngo was awarded the Academic Medicine Development Award FY 2013 and completed a prestigious subspecialty fellowship training at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, and is proficient in management of complex strabismus cases, retinoblastoma, retinopathy of prematurity, paediatric cataract, glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology cases, as well as adult cataracts. 

Dr Ngo's research interests centre on children's eye diseases including myopia. She was awarded the New Investigators Grant from the National Medical Research Council, which provided $125,000 research funding for her work on "GUSTO-EYE". She has more than 40 publications in international journals, and has also been invited to be a reviewer for several international ophthalmic publications. 



Dr Lim Su Ann
Senior Consultant, NHG Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)

Dr Lim Su Ann is currently a Senior Consultant with National Healthcare Group Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She was trained in adult and paediatric neuro-ophthalmology and strabismus at the Dean A McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, under the supervision of Drs Siatkowski and Farris. She has a special interest in motility problems of neurologic origin. She is also interested in the epidemiology of neuro-ophthalmic diseases in Singapore and was the principle investigator for setting up of the first Singapore-wide neuro-ophthalmic database, supported by a grant from the National Healthcare Group.





Dr Audrey Pang
Consultant, NHG Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)

Dr Audrey Pang is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Besides her practice in general ophthalmology, her areas of interest and expertise include Paediatric Ophthalmology, Myopia, Strabismus and ocular motility disorders in both adults and children, and Paediatric and Adult Cataracts. 

Dr Pang has completed an intensive 13-month Fellowship programme in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust UK. This was followed by short clinical observerships at Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute (USA), and at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (UK) where she was exposed to a wide range of complex Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus cases. 




Prof Graham E Holder
Visiting Professor, Hong Leong Professorship, National University of Singapore (NUS) and National University Hospital (NUH)
Honorary Professor, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
Honorary Professor, University of Sydney Medical School
Ex-Director of Electrophysiology, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Prof Graham Holder has recently taken up a Hong-Leong Professorship at the National University of Singapore and the National University Hospital, having been Director of Electrophysiology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, from 1995 - 2017.

He has >250 peer-reviewed publications and >40 book chapters. He co-authored the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) monograph on Clinical Visual Electrophysiologic Testing, and a co-edited Atlas of Chorio-retinal Dystrophies was recently published. He accepted a Professorship of University College London in 2007, at the Institute of Ophthalmology, and of the University of Sydney Medical School in 2013. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Academy for Healthcare Science.

Prof Graham Holder is International Consultant to the AAO Basic Sciences Committee for Retina and Vitreous and recently received an AAO Achievement Award. He has also lectured extensively throughout the world and was joint recipient of a prestigious Alcon research award in 2010.



Dr Inez Wong
Director of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service and Senior Consultant,
Eagle Eye Centre Singapore

Dr Inez Wong is the Director of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service at Eagle Eye Centre and visiting consultant at National University Hospital (NUH). Dr Wong obtained her medical degree from Cambridge University, UK and completed her ophthalmology training in Singapore, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Ophthalmologist London, and Academy of Medicine Singapore. She underwent subspecialty fellowship training in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, UK. Prior to joining Eagle Eye Centre, Dr Wong was the Head of the Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service at NUH. She was actively involved in medical education, and was Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Medical Education Director in Ophthalmology at the National University of Singapore (NUS) for a number of years as well as a member of the core faculty of the NUH Ophthalmic Residency Program. She is a regular examiner in both the undergraduate and postgraduate ophthalmology examinations. 



Dr Pauline Cheong
Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Eye Surgeons @ Novena

Dr Pauline Cheong is one of Singapore's first ophthalmologists to sub-specialise in paediatric ophthalmology. She obtained her medical degree from University of Singapore in 1979. She was subsequently awarded a scholarship from the Singapore Government to train in ophthalmology at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, and later pursued subspecialty training in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Jules Stein Eye Institute, in Los Angeles, USA. 

In addition to an active private clinical practice at Eye Surgeons @ Novena, Dr Cheong has also focused on education throughout her career. As visiting consultant to KKWCH, she takes special interest in training young ophthalmologists in the art of examining and treating little children. She contributes to development of Ophthalmology in Singapore as a member of the National Ophthalmology Road Map 2030 Executive Committee for the College of Ophthalmologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore. 



Adj A/Prof Goh Kong Yong
Senior Consultant,
Dr Goh Eye Neuro-Ophthalmic & Low Vision Specialist

Adj A/Prof Goh Kong Yong graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1984 and obtained his postgraduate degree in Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ediburgh and a Masters of Medicine in Ophthalmology (NUS) in 1990 and 1991 respectively. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Singapore and has been actively involved in teaching and training basic and advanced ophthalmology trainees. 

He underwent a 12-months fellowship programme at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to sub-specialise in Neuro-Ophthalmology. In addition he under took further training in eye movement disorders at the Royal Prince Albert Hospital (Sydney Australia) and vision rehabilitation at the University of Tuebingen (Germany). 

Currently, he is a Visiting Consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital; National University Hospital and National Neuroscience Institute. His main practice is at Dr Goh Neuro-Ophthalmic and Low Vision Specialist; Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. 




Asst Prof Jason Yam
Head of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Services, Hong Kong Eye Hospital
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Asst Prof Yam serves as Secretary-General in the Asia-Pacific Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology Society, ICO Society Relations & Leadership Development Committee, Secretary of APAO Public Education Committee, Council Representative (Hong Kong) of International Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council, Non-Strabismus Leader of World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Coordinator of Hong Kong Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Group, and Treasurer of the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society etc. He served as the Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Subspecialty Liaison and Secretary in World Ophthalmology Congresses and APAO Congresses respectively from 2016 to 2019. 

He is the Principal Investigator of Low-Concentration Atropine for Myopia Progression (LAMP) Trial, and Hong Kong Children Eye Study, an epidemiological cohort of 30,000 children and their parents. He has received over USD 6.5 million external funding. He has authored over 40 publications. He serves as editorial members of 5 international journals, and has been bestowed 10 international awards.



Dr Benjamin Chang
Senior Consultant, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH)

Dr Benjamin Chang is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore and a Visiting Consultant at KK Women's and Children's Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. He completed his specialist ophthalmology training in the Republic of Ireland, and his paediatric ophthalmology fellowship in the Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Canada. 

Dr Chang's areas of practice include comprehensive ophthalmology, paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus (adult and children). He holds appointments as the Assistant Programme Director in the NHG-AHPL Ophthalmology Residency Programme, and clinical teaching appointments in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University.



Dr Grace Wu
Consultant Ophthalmologist in Paediatric Services,
Assistant Professor in Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology,
Singapore National Eye Centre
Visiting Consultant, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Dr Grace Wu is currently a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Assistant Professor in Paediatrics and Strabismus Services, and Comprehensive Cataract Services at SNEC, Visiting Consultant in KKH.

She graduated from the University of Bristol Medical School. Following graduation, she undertook training in paediatric medicine and attained the Diploma in Child Health from the Royal College of Physicians, UK before she embarked on her career in ophthalmology. She was awarded F.R.C.S (ophthalmology) by the Royal College of Surgeons, Ediburgh and the UK specialist registration (ophthalmology) upon completion of specialist registrar training. She undertook a further one year fellowship to sub-specialize in paediatrics and adult strabismus at Central Manchester Children's Hospital, largest children's hospital in Europe. She was appointed consultant ophthalmic surgeon at the University Hospital County Durham and the Darlington Memorial Hospital NHS Trust, UK in 2010 before she came to join SNEC as a consultant in 2014. She is a member of the faculty and has been active in teaching, research and speaking at international meetings. 



Dr Leo Seo Wei
Ophthalmologist, Dr Leo Adult & Paediatric Eye Specialist

Dr Leo Seo Wei graduated from National University of Singapore with Gold Medal & Book Prize in Ophthalmology and completed 2 intensive fellowships in the United States after finishing specialist training in Singapore. Her first clinical fellowship was an ACGME-accredited fellowship at the University of Michigan. This was followed by a stint with the renowned Dr Kenneth Wright in Los Angeles. She has since published numerous articles and book chapters. Prior to starting private practice, she was Senior Consultant and Head, Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, NHG Eye Institute. Dr Leo is frequently invited to present or conduct instructional workshops at international conferences. She is also a committee member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016-2018. She is a reviewer for many journals including Survey of Ophthalmology. She is currently in the Scientific Bureau of the World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus and board member, Centralised Institutional Research Board, Singhealth. 



Adj Asst Prof Yvonne Ling
Senior Consultant, Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)

Asj Asst Prof Yvonne Ling was one of the pioneer ophthalmologists to work full time at the then Tan Tock Seng Eye Clinic. 

She was the first clinical Head of Adult Strabismus & Paediatric Ophthalmology, Singapore National Eye Centre, establishing clinical services important in the subspecialty. 

She is Adj Asst Prof at Duke-NUS Medical School and a Singhealth Residency faculty; Examiner for the MMed Ophth, NUS, the FRCS, Edinburgh and for the FRCOphth, UK.

Research work include myopia, ROP, strabismus. Adj Asst Prof Ling and her Orthoptics team developed MyEyeGym, an eye exercise phone app, winning prizes from Singhealth Innovation; Singapore Infocom & Technology Federation, 2014. She was Past President of the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped. She serves on the National Myopia Prevention Steering Committee.

In 2017, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Eye and Vision Health Awards, Singapore for her contributions to eye and vision health in institutions and public service, achievements in her field of expertise, and in education and training of succeeding generations of eye care professionals. 


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Neuro-Ophthalmology Dilemmas     Oculoplastics Dilemmas     Uveitis Dilemmas

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