Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Find a Doctor

Dr Cheryl Ngo

Photo of Dr Cheryl Ngo
  • Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
MBBS(S'pore), MMed(Ophth), FRCSEd
Ophthalmology (Eye)
Paediatric Ophthalmology


Dr Ngo is a Visiting Consultant at National University Hospital. She obtained her medical degree from The National University of Singapore and was awarded the Singapore Medical Association Medal for MBBS and the Yeoh Khuan Joo Gold Medal for surgery in 2005. She completed her specialist ophthalmology training in Singapore, holds a Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology), Singapore and received a medal for her fellowship examination in Ophthalmology.

Dr Ngo was awarded the Academic Medicine Development Award FY 2013 and completed a prestigious subspecialty fellowship training at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, and is proficient in management of complex strabismus/squint cases, retinoblastoma (childhood tumour of the eye), retinopathy of prematurity, paediatric cataract, glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology cases, as well as adult cataracts.

Besides managing all aspects of general ophthalmology including cataract surgery and laser procedures, she has special interests in strabismus surgery (adult & paediatric) and paediatric ophthalmology including anterior segment diseases, refractive errors and learning disabilities in children.

Journals & Publications


1) Ngo C S, Leo SW; Industrial accident-related ocular emergencies in a tertiary hospital in Singapore; Singapore Med J. 2008 Apr;49(4):280-5
2) CS Ngo, SC Loon., M Singh, L Thean; Time interval for the development of posterior capsular opacification in different intraocular lenses in Asian Eyes; Asian J Ophthalmol. 2008;10:354-9
3) C Ngo, M Singh, C Sng, SC Loon, YH Chan, L Thean; Visual Acuity Outcomes With SA60D3, SN60D3 and ZM900 Multifocal Intraocular Lens Implants After Phacoemulsification; J Refract Surg. 2010 Mar;26(3):177-82
4) Sng CC, Singh M, Chew PT, Ngo CS et al; Quantitative assessment of changes in trabeculectomy blebs after laser suture lysis using anterior segment optical coherence tomography; J Glaucoma. 2011 May 10
5) Sng CC, See JS, Ngo CS et al; Changes in retinal nerve fibre layer, optic nerve head morphology and visual field after acute primary angle closure; Eye (Lond). 2011 May;25(5):619-25
6) Comparison of measurements of time outdoors and light levels as risk factors for myopia in young Singapore children (R Dharani, CF Lee, ZX Thian, V B Drury, C  Ngo et al; Eye; 2012 May 4)
7) A cluster randomized controlled trial evaluating an incentive-based outdoor physical activity program to increase outdoor time and prevent myopia in children (CS Ngo, EA Finkelstein, CF Lee, IB Wong, J Ong, M Ang, TY Wong, SM Saw; Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2013; )
8) Ngo C, Saw S-M, Dharani R, Flitcroft DI, Nickla DL. Point-counterpoint. Does sunlight (bright lights) explain the protective effects of outdoor activity against myopia? Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2013; 33 (2013) 368-372.
9) CS Ngo, Mc Aquino, Shabana N et al; A prospective comparison of primary angle-closure glaucoma versus primary open-angle glaucoma in Singapore; Singapore Med J 2013; 54(3): 1


Appt Tel:
+65 6777 7161

Back to Top