Dr Paul Zhao is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology at NUH, and is also the Chief of the Eye Surgery
Centre at Alexandra Hospital.
Dr Zhao graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2002. He underwent basic and advanced specialty training in Ophthalmology in Singapore before pursuing his retina fellowship under Prof David Wong at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.
Dr Zhao’s field of sub-specialisation is in Vitreo-Retinal disease and he performs retina surgery for conditions such as retinal detachment, macular holes and epiretinal membranes, diabetic eye disease (tractional retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage) and vitreomacular traction.
A significant proportion of his clinical work also involves the medical management of patients with age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disorders, diabetic eye disease, retinal dystrophies and intraocular infections.
He also performs cataract surgery and is trained in the latest technology using femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery and the use of premium intraocular lenses for correction of astigmatism and presbyopia.