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Dr Hazel Anne Lin

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Designations:
  • Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital
  • Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Alexandra Hospital
  • ​Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore
Qualifications:
MBBS, MMed, FAMS (Ophthalmology)
Specialties:
Ophthalmology (Eye)
Sub-specialties:
Cataract, General Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology

Biosketch

Dr Hazel Anne Lin graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2010. She obtained her Masters of Medicine in Ophthalmology and completed her specialist training in Ophthalmology in 2017. She has also attained several awards such as the Margaret Lee Ming Yee Memorial Medal and Albert Lim Liat Juay Silver Medal in 2010, and Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) Gold Medal in 2015.

Dr Lin served as the Chief Resident of the department between 2015 and 2016, and graduated from the Singapore Chief Residency Programme in 2017. She holds an appointment as Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. As a member of the Residency Core Faculty, she is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training.

Dr Lin is the current Clinical Director and has been involved in several quality improvement projects within the department, notably, the establishment of the Cataract Suite and implementation of Teleconsultation for patients receiving cataract surgery. Her clinical interests are in Neuro-ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery.

Awards

  • ​2020 - Healthcare Manpower Development Plan
  • 2017 - Ophthalmology Specialist Accreditation Examination Medals (Gold) (Neuro-ophthalmology, Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology, and Oculo-plastics and Adnexal Disease)

Journals & Publications

Book Chapters

  1. HA Lin, CHC Chai, D Tan. Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis:A Comprehensive Guide - Essentials of Surgical Therapy, Decisions and Techniques.
  2. CHC Chai, HA Lin, D Tan. Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis: A Comprehensive Guide (Surgical Step-by-Step).
  3. HA Lin, C Tan. Ophthalmology Textbook for Medication Students. Chapter on Neuro-ophthalmology, Pathways to Approach Clinical Problems and Neuroanatomy.
  4. HA Lin, C Tan. Ophthalmology, Pathology and Radiology Textbook Chapter on Optic Nerve Glioma and Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma.

Publications

  1. D Ho, C Chai, H Lin, HM Htoon, AM Tan, R Manotosh, D Tan , et al.Optical and Tectonic Corneal Transplant Outcomes in a tertiary hospital in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2018 Mar;47(3):92-100.
  2. W Wong, C Chee, M Bhargava, C Chai, H Lin, P Zhao, EA Mangunkusumo, N Thet, YS Yuen, TY Wong, X Su, G Lingam, et al. Real Life and Long Term Visual and Anatomical Outcomes of Macular Diseases after Treatment with Intravitreal Injections. Journal of Ophthalmology. Volume 2020 |Article ID 3207614.  
  3. HW Chan et al. A Pilot Study on MicroRNA Profile in Tear Fluid to Predict Response to Anti-VEGF Treatments for Diabetic Macular Edema. J Clin Med. 2020 Sep 10;9(9):2920.
  4. HA Lin, C Tan, C Ngo. Zonulysis During Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2020 Dec;49(12):1039-1041.
  5. HA Lin, DZ Chen, C Tan. Neuro-Behçet’s disease presenting as isolated intracranial hypertension. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2021 Jan;50(1):88-89.