Dr Loh Boon Kwang

Ophthalmologist / Eye Specialist
19 years of experience

Specialty

Ophthalmology

Clinical Interest

Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Diseases in Adults and Children ... See more [ + ]including
Vitreo-Retinal Surgery for Adult Retina Diseases (Epiretinal Membrane, Macular Hole, Retinal Detachment)
Vitreo-Retinal Surgery for Children Retina Diseases (Retinopathy of Prematurity, Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy)
Laser and Intravitreal Injections for Retina Diseases (Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration)
Cataract Screening and Treatment
Retina Screening and Treatment
Glaucoma Screening and Treatment
Diabetic Eye Screening and Treatment

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Qualifications

MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Ophth), FRCS (Edinburgh)

What I do

Dr Loh Boon Kwang provides clinical services such as:
- Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Diseases in Adults and Children
- Retina Diseases
- Cataract
- Glaucoma Screening and Treatment
See more [ + ]- Diabetic Eye Screening and Treatment
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Clinic Locations

Ophthalmic Consultants
Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
#09-26
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Loh Boon Kwang is a Consultant Eye Surgeon at Ophthalmic Consultants at  the Gleneagles Medical Centre and a Visiting Consultant to the Singapore National Eye Centre, Changi General Hospital and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is one of the first local Vitreo-Retinal eye surgeons to be locally and regionally recognised for his sub-specialisation in the treatment of both adult and paediatric Vitreous and Retina conditions.

After graduating from the National University of Singapore Medical School,  Dr Loh obtained his Masters of Medicine (Ophthalmology) and pursued his Ophthalmology specialist and sub-specialist training in ... See more [ + ]Vitreo-Retinal conditions and diseases at the Singapore National Eye Centre. Under a Singapore Government scholarship, Dr Loh also pursued advanced sub-specialist training in USA for adult and paediatric Vitreous and Retina conditions at the Associated Retina Consultants of the Beaumont Hospital in Michigan and the Vitreous-Retina-Macula Consultants of New York.

Prior to working at Ophthalmic Consultants, Dr Loh was a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Singapore National Eye Centre with the Departments of Vitreo-Retinal Service and General Cataract and Comprehensive Service, and a Visiting Consultant at the Changi General Hospital and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Dr Loh is well regarded by fellow doctors locally and regionally for his expertise in both adult and paediatric Vitreous and Retina conditions and his commitment to patient care.

Dr Loh actively pursues research relating to Vitreo-Retinal conditions and diseases and is a Adjunct Research Fellow at the Singapore Eye Research Institute. He has often been interviewed by the Media to educate the public on eye conditions and diseases. Dr Loh is a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and is the first Singaporean member of the Association of Paediatric Retina Surgeons (USA).

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

SPREE (Safety, Professionalism, Respect, Expert, Efficiency) Award 2013.
Best poster (2nd prize), European Vitreoretinal Society Meeting 2005 Orebro, Sweden, 2005.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmic Consultants Pte Ltd, Gleneagles Medical Centre
Visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist, Singapore National Eye Centre
Visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
See more [ + ] Visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist, Changi General Hospital
Former Consultant-In-Charge, Paediatric Retina Development, Singapore National Eye Centre
Examiner for Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) Exit Examination (National University Singapore)
Member of American Society of Retinal Specialists
Member of Association of Paediatric Retinal Surgeons (USA)
Member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Reviewer for Peer-Review Journals such as American Journal of Ophthalmology, Annals Academy of Medicine, Archives of Ophthalmology, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
Adjunct Research Fellow of Singapore Eye Research Institute
Member of Singapore Society of Ophthalmology Overseas Scholarship/ Fellowship Training
Ministry of Health HMDP scholarship for  Adult and Paediatric Vitreo-retina in 2011
Associated Retinal Consultants, Michigan, USA 2011 (Michael Trese, Antonio Carpone Jr, Kimberly Drenser, George Williams)
Vitreous, Retina and Macula Consultants of New York, New York, USA 2011 (Richard Spaide)

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital
See more [ + ] Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

Aetna
MHC Aviva
Alliance Medinet Pte Ltd
NTUC
AXA
See more [ + ]BUPA
Prudential
Cigna / IXChange
Shenton Insurance
Fullerton Healthcare
Great Eastern
Tricare ISOS
Vista Medicare

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