Head of the Glaucoma Service and Senior Consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre, Director of Clinical Translational Research and Head of Glaucoma Research as well as co-head of the Ocular Therapeutics and Drug Delivery Group at the Singapore Eye Research Institute and Professor at DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School. Professor Wong is the founding President of the Glaucoma Association Singapore.
Professor Wong’s research focuses on the development of new therapeutics to improve surgical and clinical outcomes. She is an internationally renowned glaucoma specialist, with an interest in ocular wound healing and post glaucoma surgery management. She leads an interdisciplinary research programme on translational and clinical research on ocular wound healing and drug delivery.
Professor Wong’s research has improved the understanding of the burden and risk factors that affect the surgical outcomes of glaucoma surgery. She has developed 2 sustained drug delivery therapies, reaching clinical trials for the medical treatment of glaucoma and cataract surgery. Professor Wong is a strong advocate for translating innovative research to healthcare solutions that will directly improve quality and access to care.