Establishing research in ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Hong Kong: an institution profile

Authors

  • Kendrick Co Shih Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • Ian YH Wong Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • Alex LK Ng Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • Jimmy SM Lai Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Abstract

Established in 2006, the Department of Ophthalmology of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong became the territory’s second clinical academic unit in ophthalmology and visual science. Under the leadership of Professor David Sai Hung Wong (recently succeeded by Professor Jimmy Shiu Ming Lai), the department has focused on clinical excellence and research in vitreoretinal disease, glaucomatous optic neuropathy, and cornea and external eye disease. Through collaboration with leading ophthalmic institutions locally and abroad, the department aims to become one of the top academic institutions in Southeast Asia.

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2016-09-01

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Shih KC, Wong IY, Ng AL, Lai JS. Establishing research in ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Hong Kong: an institution profile. Hong Kong J Ophthalmol [Internet]. 2016Sep.1 [cited 2021Dec.3];20(2):47-51. Available from: https://hkjo.hk/index.php/hkjo/article/view/203

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