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A/Prof Chee Ka Lin Caroline

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  • Senior Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital
  • Head, Surgical Retina
MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Ophth), FRCSEd, FRCOphth
Ophthalmology (Eye)
Cataract, General Ophthalmology, Retina (Medical), Retina (Surgical)


A/Prof Caroline Chee specialises in the management of retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disorders, retinal dystrophies, retinoblastoma, intraocular infections, retinal detachment, macular surgery (such as for macular holes, epiretinal membranes and myopic macular schisis), and retinal trauma.

She has been and continues to be Principal Investigator or Site Principal investigator for several‎ multicentre randomised clinical trials, and involved with other retinal related research. She was Principal Investigator in Singapore for the Retina Implant for Retinitis Pigmentosa.
She is the Department Director for Postgraduate Training, and has been examiner for the Master of Medicine exam (National University of Singapore), Fellowship and Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK), and the Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore.

A/Prof Chee underwent general ophthalmic and retinal training in Singapore before proceeding to retinal fellowships in the United Kingdom at Addenbrooke Hospital, Cambridge and at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London from 1992-1993.

Journals & Publications

1) Optical coherence tomography patterns as predictors of visual outcome in dengue-related maculopathy. Teoh SC, Chee CK, Laude A, Goh KY, Barkham T, Ang BS; Eye Institute Dengue-related Ophthalmic Complications Workgroup. Retina. 2010 Mar; 30(3):390-8
2) Computer-based detection of diabetes retinopathy stages using digital fundus images. Acharya UR, Lim CM, Ng EY, Chee C, Tamura T. Proc Inst Mech. Eng. H. 2009 Jul; 223(5):545-53
3) Spectral domain optical coherence tomography imaging of retinal diseases in Singapore. Singh M, Chee CK. Ophthalmic Surg. Lasers Imaging. 2009 May-Jun; 40(3):336-41.


Appt Tel:
+65 6777 7161