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Dr Ng Wei Yan

Dr Ng Wei Yan

​MBBS, M Med(Ophth), FRCOphth


Specialty: Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Paediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus

Clinical Interest: Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Paediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Amblyopia, Astigmatism, Blepharitis, Cataract Surgery, Diabetic Retinopathy, Dry Eyes, Myopia (Short-sightedness or Near-sightedness), Pterygium, Squints.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Consultant SNEC Eye Clinic @ SKH Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


​Dr Ng Wei Yan obtained his Medical Degree from the National University of Singapore in 2010 and completed his Ophthalmology residency training in Singapore. He obtained his post-graduate Ophthalmology qualifications in 2016 and subsequently underwent a further 2 years of advance surgical training. He attained his specialist accreditation in 2020 and is currently pursuing his paediatric ophthalmology subspecialty training at the Singapore National Eye Centre.

His research interest includes retinopathy of prematurity, artificial intelligence and blockchain in healthcare. He has published several papers during his training years.


  • ​M Med(Ophth) (2016)
  • FRCOphth (2018)
  • MBBS (2010)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


  • Quality Improvement Project Award 2017
  • Dean's list 2006

Research Interests


  1. ​Choroidal Vascularity Index: A Novel Optical Coherence Tomography Based Parameter in Patients With Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration Wei X, Ting DS, Ng WY, Khandelwal N, Agrawal R, Cheung CM. Retina. 2017 Jun;37(6):1120-1125

  2. Choroidal Structural Changes in Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization After Treatment With Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Over 1 Year Ng WY, Ting DS, Agrawal R, Khandelwal N, Htoon HM, Lee SY, Wong TY, Cheung CM Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Sep 1;57(11):4933-4939

  3. Cystatin C, chronic kidney disease and retinopathy in adults without diabetes. Ng WY, Teo BW, Tai ES, Sethi S, Lamoureux E, Tien Yin W, Sabanayagam C. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016 Sep;23(13):1413-20.

  4. Choroidal Thickness Changes in Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy: A12-Month Prospective Study. Ting DS, Ng WY, Ng SR, Tan SP, Yeo IY, Mathur R, Chan CM, Tan AC, Tan GS, Wong TY, Cheung CM. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr;164:128-36.e1

  5. Incidence of myocardial infarction, stroke, and death in patients with age-related macular degeneration treated with intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy. Ng WY, Tan GS, Ong PG, Cheng CY, Cheung CY, Wong DW, Mathur R, Chow KY, Wong TY, Cheung GC. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Mar;159(3):557-64.e1

  6. Prognostic factor analysis of vitrectomy for myopic foveoschisis. Lim LS, Ng WY, Wong D, Wong E, Yeo I, Ang CL, Kim L, Vavvas D, Lee SY. Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec;99(12):1639-43

  7. Conversion to aflibercept for diabetic macular edema unresponsive to ranibizumab or bevacizumab. Lim LS, Ng WY, Mathur R, Wong D, Wong EY, Yeo I, Cheung CM, Lee SY, Wong TY, Papakostas TD, Kim LA. Clin Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep 16;9:1715-8

  8. Trends in age-related macular degeneration management in Singapore. Ng WY, Cheung CM, Mathur R, Chan CM, Yeo IY, Wong E, Lee SY, Loh BK, Wong D, Wong TY. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Aug;91(8):872-7

  9. Understanding indocyanine green angiography in polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy: the group experience with digital fundus photography and confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy. Cheung CM, Lai TY, Chen SJ, Chong V, Lee WK, Htoon H, Ng WY, Ogura Y, Wong TY. Retina. 2014 Dec;34(12):2397-406

  10. Cystoid macular edema in acute presentation of central retinal artery occlusion. Ng WY, Wong DW, Yeo IY, Han DC. Case Rep Ophthalmol Med. 2012;2012:530128

Research Trials