- International Eye Cataract Retina Centre (Farrer Park Medical Centre)
Farrer Park Medical Centre
- International Eye Cataract Retina Centre (Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre)
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
- MBBS – National University of Singapore
English, Mandarin, Hokkien
Dr. Au Eong Kah Guan is Medical Director & Senior Consultant in International Eye Cataract Retina Centre at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre and Farrer Park Medical Centre. He is also a Visiting Senior Consultant to the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
He was previously Head & Senior Consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at Alexandra Hospital; Head & Senior Consultant of the Eye Clinic at Jurong Medical Centre; Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore; Deputy Director & Head of Research in The Eye Institute, National Healthcare Group; and Deputy Director of the Clinical Research Unit at Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery in 1989 and a Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) in 1995. He obtained his Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow in 1995, and from the Academy of Medicine in Singapore in 1998. He obtained his Diploma in ophthalmology from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London in 1999 and his Membership of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London in 2010.
He helped to pioneer revolutionary procedures such as macular translocation and sutureless transconjunctival 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy. He developed novel concepts, a common terminology and an international classification for macular translocation, and performed the first macular translocation in Southeast Asia in 2001. He assisted Dr Eugene de Juan, Jr on the first case of sutureless 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy in the world in 2000. Together with Dr de Juan, he conducted the Advanced Course in Vitreoretinal Surgery in 2002 to launch the 25-gauge vitrectomy system in Asia.
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