Santen Lunch Symposium


A/Prof Shamira Perera
Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist in Glaucoma Service, Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)

A/Prof Shamira Perera is a Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist in the Glaucoma Service at SNEC. At SERI he is the Co-Head of Bioengineering and Devices, and most recently the deputy director of the Med Tech office for SingHealth. Together these roles allow him to pursue his interests in surgical devices, biomechanics and imaging. Supported by competitive research grants totalling over S$1.5M as PI, his core work has yielded 8 patents. A/Prof Perera has been an invited lecturer for over 90 conferences, written 5 book chapters and >110 peer reviewed publications. 



Asst Prof Chelvin Sng
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Consultant, National University Hospital (NUH)

Asst Prof Chelvin Sng is a Consultant at the National University Hospital in Singapore, Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore and Honorary Consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Asst Prof Sng is amongst the first surgeons in Asia to be accredited in the use of several novel micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) devices, and has been awarded a grant to study the outcomes of MIGS in Asian patients. Asst Prof Sng was also awarded the NMRC New Investigators Grant for her work on the "Novel Ocular Biometric Risk Factors in Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma". She is the co-investor of the "Paul Glaucoma Implant", which has attained CE mark and is currently undergoing commercialization. Asst Prof Sng has received international awards including the AAO Best Poster Prize, the ASCRS Best Paper of Session Prize, and the SSO-Zeiss Young Ophthalmologist Award. 



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

Dr Lim Boon Ang is currently a Senior Consultant with the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She has more than 20 years of clinical experience in ophthalmology. Her area of research interests include dry eyes, myopia treatment and acupuncture. She is also a champion for patient's education and training of primary eye care professionals including opticians, optometrists, nurses and general practitioners. Dr Lim is the Chief Editor for a book entitled "Retinal photography interpretation for primary eye care practitioners". She is an advocate for Glaucoma Patients Support Group. She has given numerous talks in English and Mandarin both locally and overseas.