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Marcus Ang
Dr Marcus Ang
Singapore National Eye Centre
Corneal and External Eye Disease Department
MBBS, MMed(Ophth), MCI, FAMS, FRCS(Ed)

Dr Marcus Ang is Consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC). He was awarded Dean’s List at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and the Best Houseman Award followed by Best Registrar Award in his early clinical practice. His other early academic achievements include the Ministry of Health Scholarship, Masters in Clinical Investigation (NUS) and Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology, NUS). He was appointed Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) after being awarded with the four FAMS Gold Medals. He further developed his clinical specialty in Cornea Transplantation and was rewarded with a Hon. Consultant position at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK. 

His current clinical areas of expertise include: 
  • Cornea and External Eye Diseases 
  • Cornea Transplantation, including new techniques of Endothelial Keratoplasty 
  • Cataract Surgery including Femtosecond Laser with the option for presbyopic solutions 
  • Femtosecond LASIK and other Refractive and laser surgical options 

Dr Ang is also very active beyond his clinical responsibilities: he is Assistant Professor at DUKE-NUS, teaches undergraduates as Clinical Lecturer (NUS), and organises charity events with the Singapore Society of Ophthalmology. His contributions to society and volunteer humanitarian work in Singapore and developing countries has been recognized with national awards such as The President’s Award for Volunteerism and Philanthropy in 2017, the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2012 and Young Eye Care Ambassador award in 2013 (Eye & Vision Health Awards, Singapore); as well as international awards such as the Excellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award (XOVA International 2013). He has more than 95 scientific publications in peer-reviewed, international journals and regularly presents at international meetings, such as those organised by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

Publications and Research Trials
  1. Ang M, C Sng. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty and glaucoma. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2017 Dec 4.

  2. Ang M, Wilkins MR, Mehta JS, Tan D. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Review. Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 May 19.

  3. Ang M, Ho H, Fenwick E, Lamoureux E, Koh JC, Htoon HM, Tan D, Mehta JS. Vision-related Quality of Life and Visual Outcomes after Small Incision Lenticule Extraction and Laser In Situ Keratomileusis. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2015.

  4. Ang M, Ho H, Wong C, Htoon HM, Mehta JS, Tan D. Endothelial Keratoplasty after Failed Penetrating Keratoplasty: An Alternative to Repeat Penetrating Keratoplasty. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Aug 21.

  5. Ang M, Mehta JS, Rosman M, Li L, Koh JC, Htoon HM, Tan D, Chan C. Visual outcomes comparison of 2 femtosecond laser platforms for laser in situ keratomileusis. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2013 Nov;39(11):1647-52.
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