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In her previous roles as Senior Consultant, Head of Oculoplastic Department and Clinical Director of the General Eye Clinic at Singapore National Eye Centre as well as Adjunct Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School, Dr Looi has made major contributions to the advancement of General and Oculoplastic care in Singapore, both in clinical practice and in training the next generation of ophthalmic surgeons.
Moving to Ava Eye Clinic, Dr Audrey Looi brings with her over 20 years of high volume clinical experience in managing general as well as subspecialised eye conditions. Her special areas of interest are in Cataract Surgery and Oculoplastic Surgery where she has performed over 7000 cataract surgeries and over 4000 oculoplastic procedures including eyelid, lacrimal, socket and orbital surgeries.
At Ava Eye Clinic, Dr Looi will pioneer a new approach towards complete rejuvenation of the eyes. This will see her patients benefiting from restored vision and the highest possible chance of spectacle freedom after cataract surgery, and allow them the opportunity to rejuvenate and revitalize the eyelid area.
Our Ava team of dedicated medical, nursing and optometry staff will strive to elevate the patient experience at the clinic whilst delivering excellent eye care that we can all be proud of.
Dr Audrey Looi
Dr Audrey Looi MBBS, MMed (Ophth), FRCS (Ed), FAMS
Dr Audrey Looi completed her Ophthalmology training at the Singapore National Eye Centre in 2000. She began her sub-specialty training in Oculoplastic Surgery at the eye centre from 2001 to 2002. Following this, Dr Looi was awarded HMDP funding to train further at the University of British Columbia where she completed her fellowships in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Ocular Pathology under the supervision of Prof Peter Dolman, Prof Jack Rootman and Prof Valerie White respectively, returning to Singapore in 2004 with a Best Fellow research prize. She was appointed Head of the Oculoplastic Service at the Singapore National Eye Centre in 2007 and served in the position till 2016. Dr Looi also served as Clinical Director of the General Eye Clinic at the Singapore National Eye Centre from 2012 to 2019. She was also a Visiting Consultant at the Kandang Kerbau Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Changi General Hospital and the National Neuroscience Institute.
Dr Looi has published widely in oculoplastic journals and is a reviewer for Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology journals. She serves the Royal College of Ophthalmology (Edinburgh) as an examiner and also participates in Ophthalmology MMed and Exit examinations conducted at the National University of Singapore. Dr Looi was elected Treasurer of the Asia-Pacific Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons from 2006 to 2010 and Vice-President of the society from 2012-2014. She served as Editor of the society’s newsletter, iPlastic from 2013 to 2018 and was recently elected First Vice-President of the society in December 2018. Dr Looi is a founding Board Director of iC2 PrepHouse, www.iC2.com.sg, a charity set up in Singapore in 2011 to provide programmes that enable greater independence of children with low vision as well as their continued education in mainstream schools.
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