Dr. Tony Ho
|Speciality||LASIK, Cataract and Implant Surgery|
|Degrees||MBBS, FRCS (Glas), FRCOphth (UK), FAMS|
|Training||Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States.|
|Profile||Dr. Tony Ho is a well recognised and respected figure in the Singapore refractive surgery arena with 25 years of specialty experience. He is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Ophthalmology U.K. and recipient of the prestigious Singapore Public Service Commission Local Merit Scholarship.In 1992, Dr. Ho became the first Singapore eye doctor to receive fully accredited sub-specialist eye training in the USA, training at the renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, voted the No. 1 eye centre in the United States for a record eleven years in a row. He has also received training at the Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Tennant Eye Institute, two of the top eye centres in U.K.In 2001, he founded the Clearvision Eye Clinic & LASIK Centre, Singapore’s first private eye centre dedicated towards excellence and safety in LASIK surgery. In Nov 2004, Dr. Ho pioneered epi-LASIK (flapless, bladeless LASIK surgery) in Singapore and the region. Since 2005, Dr. Tony Ho is also one of the few doctors in Singapore certified to implant both the Artisan Veriscyce and the Star Visian ICL, the two leading FDA approved ICL brands in the market.Besides publishing numerous scientific papers and presentations, Dr. Ho has also published five books of which The Complete Eye Care Book in 1994 received a National Book Development Council Award and sold out its published run of 8,000 books within a year. In 1990, Dr. Ho published a land- mark scientific paper describing a method of laser iridotomy for glaucoma management that is now widely employed by doctors around the world as the de-facto standard of iridotomies in dark brown irises.
Always embracing change and innovation, Dr. Ho is currently a strong advocate of flapless, bladeless laser vision correction, particularly epi-LASIK. As the founder and main eye doctor of Clearvision Eye Clinic & LASIK Centre, Dr. Tony Ho helps his patients see clearly, safely through the flapless, blade- less epi-LASIK procedure. He also sees patients with eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts etc and helps to control myopia progression in children through atropine eye drops therapy.
|Awards||Dr Ho was awarded the prestigious Public Service Commission (PSC) Merit Scholarship to study medicine. He was a double recipient of Ministry of Health (MOH)’s Higher Manpower Development Plan (HDMP) scholarships for sub-specialty training in ophthalmology.|