MBBS, M.Med (Ophth)
Cornea Transplant,Cataract Surgery, Implantable Contact Lens Surgery, LASIK, Presbyopia Treatment & Refractive Surgery
Dr Theng is the founder, Group Chairman and Medical Director of Eagle Eye Centre. He graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1992 with MBBS degree. Obtained post graduate qualifications, MMED (Ophth), FRCS (Edinburgh) and FRCOhpth (London).
As a cornea specialist, Dr Theng is renowned as a high volume surgeon in the areas of LASIK & refractive surgery, cornea transplants, as well as cataract surgery, performing few thousands of such surgeries each year alone. He and EEC were awarded surgeon and centre of excellence in femtosecond LASIK surgery in 2012 by Ziemer, a German company specializing in femtosecond LASER.
With special interest in the field of Presbyopia treatments, Dr Theng is well-regarded for his expertise in performing multifocal Intra-Ocular Lens (IOL) implant surgeries. In 2008, he was selected to be Singapore’s representative surgeon to conduct the Phase 4 Clinical FDA Approval Trial for the new Restor +300ADD Multifocal lens implant and has performed over 1,000 multifocal lens implants in cataract surgery and he has also written a book on Presbyopia. He has also been one of the pioneers of KAMRA inlay surgeries through Femtosecond Laser assisted pocket technique in 2013 and is also the 1st surgeon in Asia to perform Raindrop inlay surgeries for Presbyopia in 2013.
A sought-after speaker who has spoken at global conferences, such as the World Ophthalmology Congress and many more, Dr Theng travelled the world to lecture and teach on LASIK, cataract and presbyopia treatments, he is also a member of Editorial Board for the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today (CRST) Europe.
He represents Asia as a key opinion leader in the field of Cataract and refractive surgery for Alcon, AMO and Ziemer.
Accolades and Achievements
- Author of “A Long Sighted Look at Presbyopia (Lau Hua Yan) Facts, Fiction and Hope”, a charity initiative to benefit Straits Times Pocket Money Fund
- One of the only two surgeons in Singapore involved in the FIRST Breakthrough “tooth-in-eye” surgery and successfully restoring sight to a blind teenager
- Representative Surgeon for Singapore to to conduct Phase 4 Clinical Trials on the Latest Designed Multifocal Lens Implant
Eagle Eye Centre Pte Ltd @ Mt Alvernia
820 Thomson Road, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Medical Centre D, #06-57/58/59/60/61/62, Singapore 574623
Tel: (65) 6456 1000
Eagle Eye Centre (Mt Elizabeth Orchard)
3 Mount Elizabeth #08-02 Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore 228510
Tel: (65) 6836 0001
Eagle Eye Centre (Parkway East)
319 Joo Chiat Place, #05-03 Parkway East Medical Centre, Singapore 427989
Tel: (65) 6348 1000
Eagle Eye Centre (Mt. Elizabeth Novena)
38 Irawaddy Road, Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, #08-22/23/24, Singapore 329563
Tel: (65) 6570 1000
Eagle Eye Centre (Gleneagles)
6 Napier Road, #06-16 Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore 258499
Tel: (65) 6475 1000
Eagle Eye Centre (Westgate)
3 Gateway Drive, #02-42A Westgate Mall, Singapore 608532
Tel: (65) 6255 0002