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Associate Professor Colin Tan is a Senior Consultant ophthalmologist and Clinician-Scientist from the Department of Ophthalmology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He is also Head, Fund Image Reading Centre, National Healthcare Groupd Eye Institute. He completed a Fellowship in Medical Retina and Retinal Imaging at the Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.

A/Prof Tan manages patients with retinal conditions such as age related macular degeneration, retinal vascular diseases, polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and diabetic retinopathy, and performs ocular surgeries such as cataract extraction. A/Prof Tan has received the National Medical Research Council Transition Award. In addition, he has received numerous academic and scientific awards such as the Clinician Investigator Award and the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute Alcon Research Prize. He has over 120 publications in international journals such as Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, American Journal of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Eye, and the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

A/Prof Tan has also presented at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), American Society of Retinal Specialists, and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). His research interests include vitreoretinal conditions such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy; myopia and its complications; cataract surgery, epidemiology, and retinal imaging techniques.

In addition to an active clinical practice and research, A/Prof Tan also has a keen interest in education throughout his career. has received education awards such as the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

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