Dr Goh Swee Heng is an ophthalmologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.
She subspecialises in the functional, reconstructive and aesthetic correction of all lid, lacrimal and orbital problems.
She has a special interest in the management of thyroid eye diseases, orbital socket reconstruction, advanced lacrimal drainage problems, complex lid problems, and micro-autologous fat transfer (MAFT) for facial augmentation such as sunken upper lid sulcus.
She was awarded a HMDP scholarship to undergo fellowship training in oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital surgery at the Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, UK.
She was the former consultant and head of the oculoplastic division at the Singapore General Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She later left for private practice but remained as a visiting senior consultant to the oculoplastic service of the Singapore National Eye Centre from 1990 – 2008.
In 2013, Dr Goh received hands-on training in MAFT for facial rejuvenation under the inventor of the MAFT gun, Dr Lin Tsai-Ming from Taiwan.
She has served as the organiser, chairperson, invited speaker or instructor for several local and international meetings such as the International Congress of Ophthalmology and the Asia-Pacific Congress of Ophthalmology. She was involved in the basic training of medical students, ophthalmologists and advanced training of oculoplastic surgeons locally.
She is the medical advisor to the Hainan Goh Clan Singapore since 1988. She helped the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore Chapter) to set up the eye medical department locally, and remains as the consultant in charge of the eye division of the Tzu Chi Medical Association overseas medical mission to Indonesia and Sri Lanka.
She has published 20 articles on ptosis, dysthyroid eye disease, orbital tumours, socket abnormalities and correction of advanced lacrimal drainage obstruction. She was a member of Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology’s editorial board and has edited and reviewed many scientific papers and books.
Dr Goh is a member of the Singapore Medical Association, Singapore Society of Ophthalmology and founding member of the Asia Pacific Society of Oculoplastic Surgery.
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Singapore
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore