Dr Francis Oen

Ophthalmologist / Eye Surgeon
37 years of experience



Consultation Fee

$150 and above

Clinical Interest

Full Comprehensive Eye Examinations
In-house LASIK Evaluation and Surgery<... See more [ + ]br>
Sub-specialty care in:
- Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology
- Cornea & Refractive Surgery
- Glaucoma
- Uveitis & Ocular Inflammation
- Vitreo-Retina

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MBBS (S’pore), MMED (Ophth), FRCS (Ed), FCOphth (UK), FAMS

What I do

Dr Francis Oen provides clinical services such as:
- Cataract
- Lasik
- Comprehensive Ophthalmology
- Cornea Surgery
See more [ + ]- Refractive Surgery
- Glaucoma
- Uveitis 
- Ocular Inflammation
- Vitreo-Retina

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Clinic Locations

Singapore Eye & Vision
Paragon #15-07/08
290 Orchard Road, S 238859
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Professional Statement

Dr Francis Oen is a Medical Director at Singapore Eye and Vision. He is a Senior Consultant Surgeon in Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology and his subspecialty expertise is in the field of Glaucoma.  He was awarded a Public Service Commission Local Merit Scholarship to study Medicine in 1980. He also served as a Staff Medical Officer with a rank of Major in the Singapore Armed Forces, after which he joined Singapore National Eye Centre in 1993.

Dr Oen was made Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist in 2003 and took over as Head, Glaucoma Service, Singapore, National Eye Centre in April 2005, a ... See more [ + ]position which he held till April 2008. Dr Oen used to return to Singapore National Eye Centre on a part-time basis to teach and mentor Ophthalmology Residents and Fellows in their training programmes. He was also a Clinical Lecturer with National University of Singapore and an examiner for the joint M.Med/FRCS examinations.

Dr Oen is a keen technophile who keeps up with all things digital and IT-related. He enjoys a round of golf, and is always optimistic that the latest technology will also help him improve his game and lower his scores!

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin


National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

In 1996, Dr Francis Oen was awarded a HMDP Fellowship by the Ministry of Health to undergo further training in Glaucoma at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Upon returning to a Consultant position in SNEC, Dr Oen has been involved in many of the research projects that the Glaucoma Service has undertaken.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Member, Academy of Medicine Singapore
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologist, UK
See more [ + ]Former Head, Glaucoma Service, Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Former Visiting Senior Consultant, Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Current Vice-President of Glaucoma Surgeons, Singapore

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital

Insurances Accepted

Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. Ltd
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Parkway Shenton
Cigna / IXChange
Great Eastern
Tokio Marine Nichido
Tricare ISOS
HSBC Clinicare

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