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Dr Ong Sze Guan

Dr Ong Sze Guan
Dr Ong Sze Guan
  • Eye & Retina Surgeons

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #07-63
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6738 2111
  • Specialty

    • Ophthalmology
  • Languages Spoken

    • English

Background

  • Dr Ong Sze Guan is an ophthalmologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.
  • He subspecialises in vitreo-retinal medicine and surgery.
  • Dr Ong’s main areas of interest in the retina are in advanced surgical techniques and instrumentation, and the surgical treatment of complicated retinal detachments, advanced diabetic retinopathy and macular diseases.
  • His expertise includes medical treatment of retinal conditions using anti-VEGF agents and laser photocoagulation for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions and other retinal diseases.
  • Dr Ong is a visiting senior consultant to the vitreo-retinal division at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC).
  • He was previously the head of the training and education department at SNEC, and an associate clinical professor at the National University of Singapore.
  • He was also a founding council member for the College of Ophthalmologists, Academy of Medicine Singapore, and served as the president from 2009 –2011. As a visiting senior consultant, he is still actively involved in the teaching of cataract and vitreo-retinal surgery for residents and fellows at SNEC.
  • Dr Ong received his ophthalmology training in Singapore and later at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, Tennent Institute, and the Bristol Eye Hospital.
  • He has been invited to deliver lectures and conduct several instructional courses on vitreo-retinal surgery in the Asia-Pacific region, namely in Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and China.
  • Dr Ong is the co-chairperson of the European School of Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology, and is responsible for organising biannual medical and surgical courses for ophthalmologists and retinal specialists from neighbouring countries.