MBBS, FRCS(Ed), FAMS
Specialty: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Cataract ＆ Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Sub-specialties: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Cataract ＆ Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Double Vision (Diplopia), Ischaemic Optic Neuropathy, Optic Neuritis, Spasms.
Clinical Associate Professor Sharon Tow completed her medical training at the University of Sydney. She underwent basic surgical training in ophthalmology in Edinburgh, Scotland where she attained the FRCSEd and continued her advanced surgical training in ophthalmology at the Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore. She then embarked on the subspecialty of Neuro-ophthalmology, completing advanced Fellowship training in Neuro-ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore in 2001. On her return to SNEC, she helped develop the Neuro-ophthalmology department, and since 2006, has been the head of this busy service.
Clinical Associate Professor Tow is actively involved in teaching undergraduate students and trainees in Ophthalmology (see CME courses).
She is a regular examiner both for the Singapore College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Clinical Associate Professor Tow’s research interests include epidemiologic studies of neuro-ophthalmologic conditions in Singapore, optic neuritis, ischaemic optic neuropathy and ocular motility disorders.
She has been invited to speak at local, regional and international ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology meetings, and continues with this busy schedule. She has contributed to book chapters in the Neuro-Ophthalmology Section of Ocular Manifestation of Systemic Diseases Atlas, and the Neuro-Ophthalmology section of Clinical Ophthalmology – An Asian Perspective.
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