Dr Prof Tina Wong | Singapore National Eye Centre

About Dr Prof Tina Wong

Dr Prof Tina Wong

Expert In
Expert In: Glaucoma, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Sub-specialties: Glaucoma, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

MBBS, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, FAMS, PhD (Lond)

Operating Hours:

Mondays – Fridays: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays

Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751.

Appointment Process

Dr Prof Tina Wong Appointment Number (For Serial): Phone: (65) 6227 7266, Phone: (65) 6100 9393 (from overseas).
Dr Prof Tina Wong Online Appointment :

Chamber Name & Address: Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751, Phonel (65) 6227 7255.


FRCOphth (2010)
FRCS(Ed) (2006)
PhD (Lond) (2003)
MBBS (1995)
BSc(Hons) (1992)


  • EXSA Clinical Service Award (Silver), Singapore National Eye Centre (2016)
  • Clinician Scientist Award (Senior Investigator), NMRC Singapore (2015)
  • President’s Science and Technology Award (Technology) “Devices and nanomedicine for eye diseases” (2014)
  • Doug Johnson Memorial Lecture – Anti fibrosis International Congress on Glaucoma Surgery (2014)
  • Distinguished Service Award, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (2011)
  • Clinician Scientist Award, NMRC Singapore (2010)
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital Research Gold Medal, UK (2006)
  • Founders Cup, Oxford Ophthalmological Congress, UK (2006)
  • Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship, UK (2000)
  • Physiological Society Prize, St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK (1992)


Dr Prof Tina Wong serves as the Head and Senior Consultant of the Glaucoma Department at the Singapore National Eye Centre. Her extensive expertise in the field stems from training at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK.

Combining clinical proficiency with academic research, she earned the Wellcome Trust Vision Research Fellowship and completed a Ph.D. at the Hospital of Ophthalmology, University College London, under Professor Sir Peng T. Khaw’s mentorship. Her doctoral work focused on matrix metalloproteinase and conjunctival wound healing in the context of postoperative scarring from glaucoma surgery, earning her accolades such as the Founders Cup in the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress and the Moorfields Research Medal.

Heading the Ocular Therapeutics and Drug Delivery Research Group at the Singapore Eye Research Hospital, Professor Wong holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the National University Hospital System (NUHS) and serves as the Executive Director of the National Health Innovation Centre, NMRC.

Professor Wong’s research pursuits revolve around advancing ophthalmic therapies, nanomedicine, and the innovative application of drug delivery systems to enhance existing medical and surgical treatments for glaucoma and other ophthalmic diseases.

With a significant publication record in these domains and national research grants totaling $8M, Dr Prof Tina Wong boasts numerous patents and co-founded two biotech companies stemming from her research. Notably, one of these technologies received the prestigious President’s Science and Technology Award (Technology) in 2014. Her contributions have been recognized with accolades such as the MOH Clinician Scientist Award, the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Distinguished Service Award, and the SingHealth GCEO Excellence Award.

Beyond her research endeavors, Dr Prof Tina Wong is a sought-after speaker at international scientific and ophthalmological meetings, conferences, and academic institutions. She has supervised several Ph.D. students from NTU and graduate medical students from Duke NUS Medical School. As the founding President of the Glaucoma Association of Singapore (GLAS), she remains an active member of the World Glaucoma Association and serves as an examiner to the Royal College of Edinburgh of Surgeons (Ophthalmology), UK.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Dr. Prof Tina Wong’s specialties in the field of ophthalmology?

Dr Prof Tina Wong specializes in Glaucoma, Cataract, and Comprehensive Ophthalmology.

How can I schedule an appointment with Dr. Prof Tina Wong?

Appointments with Dr Prof Tina Wong can be made by calling the appointment number at Phone: (65) 6227 7266 or Phone: (65) 6100 9393 for international callers. Online appointments can also be scheduled through the official website.

What are Dr. Prof Tina Wong’s operating hours at the Singapore National Eye Centre?

Dr. Prof Tina Wong sees patients from Mondays to Fridays, between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm. The clinic is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

Where is Dr. Prof Tina Wong’s office located?

Dr. Prof Tina Wong’s office is at the Singapore National Eye Centre, located at 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751.

What are some notable awards and recognitions received by Dr. Prof Tina Wong?

Dr. Prof Tina Wong has received several prestigious awards, including the President’s Science and Technology Award, Moorfields Eye Hospital Research Gold Medal, Founders Cup, and the Distinguished Service Award from the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology. These awards highlight her significant contributions to the field of ophthalmology and research.

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