Dr Livia Teo is an ophthalmologist at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore.
She has expertise in managing a range of eye conditions including cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, myopia and dry eyes. She has a special interest in paediatric and adult ptosis and related eyelid conditions, ophthalmic plastics and reconstructive surgery of the face and orbits, and lacrimal surgery.
She was a former senior consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre. She also served as the head of the ophthalmic imaging department at the centre.
Dr Teo graduated from the National University of Singapore and was awarded book prizes in surgery and dermatology. She obtained fellowships from the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. She received gold medals as the top candidate in oculoplastic and adnexal disease as well as corneal and refractive surgery. She is a recipient of the Health Manpower Development Plan award, and further advanced her training and completed fellowships at the Mass Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, USA and Severance Hospital, Yonsei University in Seoul.
She has been practising medicine for more than 15 years.
She is a member of the Singapore Medical Association, Singapore Society of Ophthalmologists, Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Singapore Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Council, and Association of Women Doctors.
Dr Teo served as the programme director of the ophthalmology training programme in SingHealth and won the Best Teaching Faculty Award twice. She is also a recipient of several SingHealth Quality Service Awards.
MBBS (NUS, Singapore)
M Med (Ophth) (NUS, Singapore)