Dr Inez Wong is the Director of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service at Eagle Eye Centre. Her special interests are in strabismus management and surgery (in adults and children) and paediatric ophthalmology, specializing in a range of eye problems in children such as refractive errors, myopia, amblyopia, external and anterior segment diseases, cataract, glaucoma, and retinopathy of prematurity. She also manages all general ophthalmological problems in adults and is experienced in performing adult cataract surgery using the latest toric, multi-focal and multi focal toric intraocular lenses. Dr Wong obtained her medical degree from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom and completed her ophthalmology training in Singapore, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Academy of Medicine Singapore. She underwent subspecialty fellowship training in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London,United Kingdom.
Prior to joining Eagle Eye Centre, Dr Wong was the Head of the Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service at National University Hospital (NUH), and Visiting Consultant at Jurong Health Services (JHS) and Health Promotion Board (HPB).
She was actively involved in medical education, and was Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Medical Education Director in Ophthalmology at the National University of Singapore (NUS) for a number of years. Aside from teaching medical students, she has also trained many residents as a member of the core faculty of the NUH Ophthalmic Residency Program, and had been a regular examiner in both the undergraduate and postgraduate ophthalmology examinations.
Apart from having published numerous peer-reviewed articles in notable journals and book chapters, Dr Wong has presented her work and conducted instructional courses at many regional and international meetings in various aspects of paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. Currently, she holds an appointment as adjunct senior research scientist at Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) and is a Visiting Consultant at NUH.