Mr Victor Chong Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mr Victor Chong



Mr Victor Chong is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with a special interest in cataract, micropulse laser, central serous retinopathy, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinitis pigmentosa, macular dystrophy.

MBChB, MPhil, MD, DO, FRCS, FRCOphth

  • Cataract
  • Micropulse laser
  • Central serous retinopathy
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Macular dystrophy

Past professional history
  • Medical School, University of Glasgow, Neil Arnott Prize Recipient
  • Doctor of Medicine, King’s College, London
  • Ophthalmic Training, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
  • Retinal Fellow Training, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London,
  • Retinal Fellow Training, Centre of Macular Degeneration, University of Iowa, USA
  • Research interests Micropulse non-scarring laser, Novel drug therapy for retinal diseases, Steering committee member for the development of Eylea
  • Invited speaker in all major international meetings, Faculty member of American Academy of Ophthalmology and European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology
  • Visiting Professor at University of Hong Kong, and University of Aston
  • Co-director of ophthalmic education at University of Oxford
  • Former Head of Department, Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals FT
Training of other surgeons
  • Trained over 35 fellows, now working in 5 continents
  • Overseas charity work ORBIS flying eye hospital, Lifeline Express China
Member of societies, bodies etc
Macula Society member, Research Committee member of EURETINA, Scientific Committee member of Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth), Co-chair of Medical Retina Group, Founding chair of Amsler Club

Papers published 
  • 3 books, 14 book chapters, and over 150 publications
  • Associate Editor of EYE (Official journal of RCOphth), Editorial Board member of Ophthalmologica (Official journal of EURETINA)
  • NICE expert advisor, National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) - College of Experts

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