Dr Tony Ho MBBS, FRCS (Glasgow), FRCOphth(U.K), FAMS is a senior consultant eye surgeon with special interests in cataract and laser refractive surgery, childhood myopia control and retinal diseases. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and recipient of the prestigious Singapore Public Service Commission Merit Scholarship.
He is the founder and director of the Eye Care Clinic and Clearvision Eye Clinic and Lasik Centre. These clinics have become well-recognised and trusted names in the Singapore eye care scene. Dr Ho has spent three years training and working at three of the top renowned centres in the world namely the Tennant Eye Institute of Glasgow, Scotland, the Moorfields Eye Hospital of London, U.K. and the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of Florida, U.S.A. where he also obtained his further specialist and sub-specialist certifications.
In 1990, Dr Ho published a landmark scientific paper describing a method of laser iridotomy for glaucoma management. Dr Ho’s sequential argon-Nd:YAG iridotomy is now widely employed by doctors around the world as the de facto standard for iridotomies in dark brown irises. Dr Ho has authored numerous scientific papers and three books on eye care. The first book, “The Complete Eye Care Book” has garnered the Singapore National Book Council Merit Award in 1994. His second book “18 steps to Myopia Control” has received a 5-star review by Amazon.com. His third book addresses the two ophthalmic issues closest to the public heart namely “Managing Childhood Myopia and Lasik eye Surgery”. As a well-known and established eye surgeon, the local and overseas media frequently seeks Dr Ho’s views and opinions on eye care issues.
Dr Tony Ho is one of the few eye surgeons in Singapore certified to implant both the Verisyse and the ICL implantable contact lens for the surgical correction of extreme myopia where Lasik cannot be done. In 2001, Dr Ho founded the Clearvision Eye Clinic, a surgical centre dedicated towards excellence and safety in wavefront Lasik surgery. Always embracing change and improvement, he is a world pioneer in the fast developing field of Epi-Lasik, the next frontier of refractive surgery advancement. Dr Ho’s recent research interest is on “Supracor-Epilasik” a procedure that shows great promise to restore clear vision for patients suffering from middle age farsightedness. In the field of childhood myopia control, Dr Ho has authored three popular books on the subject over the past 10 years. Presently he champions the weekly atropine eyedrops therapy regime as a safe, effective and patient/parents friendly method of childhood myopia control.
Dr Ho's busy practice finds him seeing patients from countries all around the globe and from all walks of life. Dr Ho's goal and philosophy is to provide the utmost best care and treatment for each individual patient with diligence, compassion, skills and integrity.