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Dr Grace Wu

Dr Wu Grace


Senior Consultant

Singapore National Eye Centre

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

Sub-specialties: Paediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Amblyopia, Cataract Surgery, Childhood Myopia, Squints.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Senior Consultant Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Senior Consultant Eye Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

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


Dr Grace Wu graduated from the University of Bristol Medical School, England. She holds both specialist degree in ophthalmology as well as paediatric medicine and is a registered specialist with Singapore Medical Council and UK General Medical Council. 
Before embarking on a career in ophthalmology in UK, she attained the Diploma in Child Health from the Royal College of Physicians in 1997. She was awarded F.R.C.S (ophthalmology) by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and the UK specialist registration (ophthalmology) upon completion of her advanced surgical training. 

In addition, she undertook a further one year fellowship to sub-specialize in paediatrics and adult strabismus at Central Manchester Children’s Hospital, largest children’s’ hospital in Europe. 

In 2010, she was appointed consultant ophthalmic surgeon at the University Hospital County Durham and the Darlington Memorial Hospital NHS trust in UK. She came to Singapore in 2014 to take up the position of consultant ophthalmologist in comprehensive cataract surgery and paediatrics ophthalmology and strabismus. 

Having been actively involved in teaching medical students and residents, she had been invited as guest speaker in numerous international conferences.

She is currently a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and American Association of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.


  • FRCS(Ed) (2008)
  • MRCOph (2000)
  • MRCS (2000)
  • MB.ChB (1992)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Committee Member, Infectious Disease Control Group, Singapore National Eye Centre


Research Interests


  1. A case report of severe hypotony following cataract extraction in a patient on latanoprost. EYE: 2000 Dec vol 14 Part 6; 915-916. Wu G., Morrell A
  2. A nationwide survey of postoperative instructions following uncomplicated phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Wu G., Morrell A. EYE: 2001 Dec vol 15 part 6; 723-727
  3. A transient 3rd nerve palsy in a young patient with arteriovenous malformations. Wu G., Agrawal A., Ghanchi F.  European Journal of Ophthalmology 2003; 13:324-327
  4. The relation of volume and outcome in trabeculectomy. Wu G., T. Hildreth, P Phelen, S Fraser. Eye 21, 921 - 924 (Jul 2007), Clinical Study

Research Trials