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Dr. Edward E. Manche is Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service at Stanford University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed residency training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey where he served as Chief Resident. He [...]


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Michael KNORZ

Prof. Michael Knorz began his clinical career as Senior Physician at the University Eye Clinic Mannheim (1988 to 1998). In 1993, Prof. Knorz introduced the LASIK procedure in Germany. He also introduced LASIK to India and performed the first LASIK there in Mumbai in 1994. At the same time, he established the first German LASIK [...]


Gerd U. Auffarth MD, FEBO graduated from Medical School at the RWTH Aachen, University of Technology, Germany and completed his Ophthalmology residency in Aachen and at the University Eye Clinic Heidelberg, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg. He has been a Max-Kade Post-doctoral Stipendary and Research fellow at the Centre for Research on Ocular Therapeutics and Biodevices at [...]

WONG Tien Yin

Prof. Wong is professor and medical director at SNEC. His clinical and research interests are macular and retinal diseases. He has published over 1,200 peer-reviewed papers in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, and JAMA. He is currently on the Editorial Board of JAMA-Ophthalmology. A board member of the International Council [...]

Mohamad ROSMAN

Clinical Associate Professor Mohamad Rosman is Head of the Refractive Surgery Department at the Singapore National Eye Centre. He is also a Senior Consultant with the Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department at SNEC. He completed his medical training at National University of Singapore in 1997 and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons [...]

Jodhbir MEHTA

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Edmund WONG

Clinical Associate Professor Edmund Wong is the Deputy Medical Director (Clinical Services) and Senior Consultant with the Surgical Retina Department at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC). He also holds concurrent appointments as Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, and Clinical Adjunct Fellow, Singapore Eye Research Institute. He graduated from the National [...]

Chelvin SNG

Associate Professor Chelvin Sng is a Senior Consultant at the National University Hospitaland Alexandra Hospital. She graduated from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University with triple First Class Honours and Distinctions. As recipient of the Academic Medicine and Development Award, she completed her glaucoma fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital. Associate Professor Sng is the first Asian surgeon [...]


Dr Akahoshi is the inventor of Phaco Prechop technique and initiator of Micro Coaxial Phaco surgery which has realized the implantation of 6.0mm acrylic IOL through a 1.8mm incision. He has developed series of cataract instruments including, blades, prechoppers, unique off-centered square wobble phaco tips and electronic toric markers etc. He is the largest volume surgeon [...]