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Prof WONG Tien Yin


Deputy Group CEO, Research and Education,


Medical Director, Executive Office,
Singapore National Eye Centre

• Speaker, Ophthalmology Symposium II, 22 Sep 2018


Prof Wong Tien Yin is a senior consultant ophthalmologist, sub-specialising in medical retina at the Singapore National Eye Centre. He is also the Provost’s Chair of Ophthalmology at Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, where he is concurrently Vice-Dean, Office of Academic Clinical Development.

Prof Wong is a physician-scientist, practicing as a retinal specialist. His broad-based research focuses on the epidemiology and clinical treatment outcomes of retinal diseases, such as diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. He has published more than 1,000 peer-reviewed papers, including papers in the New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet. He has also given more than 300 plenary and symposium lectures. Prof Wong chairs the International Council of Ophthalmology’s Committee on Diabetic Eye Care, sits on many international professional bodies, and is on Editorial Boards of JAMA Ophthalmology, IOVS, Diabetes Care, and other journals.