About Dr Allan Fong
Specialty: Cataract ＆ Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmology
Sub-specialties: Cataract ＆ Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
MBBS, M Med(Ophth), MRCOphth, FRCS(Ed), FAMS, PBM, BBM
Mondays – Fridays: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays
Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751.
Dr Allan Fong Appointment Number (For Serial): Tel: (65) 6227 7266, Tel: (65) 6100 9393 (from overseas).
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Chamber Name & Address: Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751, Tell (65) 6227 7255.
M Med(Ophth) (2005)
Public Service Star (BBM, Bintang Bakti Masyarakat), National Day Awards (2019)
Healthcare Humanity Award (Open Category for Healthcare Worker) (2016)
Public Service Medal (PBM, Pingat Bakti Masyarakat), National Day Awards (2013)
Gold Medal & Book Prize in Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore and the Singapore Society of Ophthalmology (SSO) (1997/8)
Dr Allan Fong serves as the Head of the Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC). His expertise lies in Cataract Surgery, including advanced techniques such as Phacoemulsification and Femtosecond Assisted Cataract Surgery (FLACS), commonly known as “Bladeless” Cataract Surgery. Additionally, he specializes in the utilization of various intraocular lens implants, encompassing monofocal, multifocal, and extended range of focus lenses, as well as Toric and non-Toric intraocular lens implants.
Dr. Fong’s proficiency extends to Refractive Surgery, where he excels in LASIK and ReLEx SMILE laser vision correction. His dedication to ocular surface health is evident in his work on Dry Eye Syndrome, allergic eye conditions, pterygium surgery, and the treatment of cornea infections. Beyond his specialized areas, he actively engages in General Ophthalmology and conducts eye health screenings for conditions such as Diabetic Retinopathy and Glaucoma.
A graduate of the National University of Singapore, Dr. Fong earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1999. Throughout his career, he has achieved various accolades, including the 1997/8 Gold Medal & Book Prize in Ophthalmology by NUS and the Singapore Society of Ophthalmology. Dr. Fong holds multiple qualifications, including MRCOphth (London), MRCS (Edinburgh), Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) from NUS, and FRCS (Edinburgh). He completed a Refractive Surgery and Cornea Fellowship at the Singapore National Eye Centre and is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Ophthalmology), Singapore.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr Allan Fong is deeply involved in ophthalmology education, holding positions such as Clinical Assistant Professor at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Program. He contributes to the SingHealth Ophthalmology Residency Program and has been a Cataract Surgery Trainer at SNEC, also serving as the Course Director of the SNEC Basic Phacoemulsification Course since 2015.
Within the administration realm, Dr Allan Fong is an active member of various committees at SNEC, including the Medical Device Committee, Fellowship Coordination Committee (FCC), and the Infection Control Committee. He previously led the SNEC Balestier Branch and served as Deputy Head of the Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department.
Dr Allan Fong is committed to philanthropy and community outreach, contributing to the SNEC and SERI Philanthropy & Development Committee. He chairs the SNEC Volunteer Management and Community Outreach Committee and is responsible for the ongoing voluntary eye screening project “Project I-Care,” which focuses on screening for Cataract, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, and more for the needy elderly in various nursing homes and Senior Activity Centres (SACs).
Recognized for his outstanding contributions, Dr Allan Fong received the Public Service Medal (PBM) at the 2013 National Day Awards, the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2016, and the Singapore Health Quality Service Gold Award in 2016. He currently serves as the 2nd Vice-Chairman of the Lions Save Sight Centre (LSSC).
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are Dr. Allan Fong’s specialties in the field of ophthalmology?
Dr Allan Fong specializes in Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, and Ophthalmology. His expertise includes advanced techniques such as Phacoemulsification and Femtosecond Assisted Cataract Surgery (FLACS), as well as a focus on various intraocular lens implants.
2. How can I schedule an appointment with Dr. Allan Fong?
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Allan Fong, you can contact the Singapore National Eye Centre at the provided contact numbers: Tel: (65) 6227 7266 or Tel: (65) 6100 9393 (for overseas callers). Online appointments can also be made by visiting the official website.
3. What are Dr. Allan Fong’s operating hours at the Singapore National Eye Centre?
Dr. Allan Fong operates from Mondays to Fridays, with consultation hours from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. The clinic is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.
4. Could you provide information about Dr. Allan Fong’s educational background and qualifications?
Dr. Allan Fong holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the National University of Singapore, along with various qualifications, including M Med(Ophth), MRCOphth, FRCS(Ed), FAMS, PBM, and BBM.
5. What community outreach projects is Dr. Allan Fong involved in?
Dr. Allan Fong is actively engaged in community outreach, specifically through the voluntary eye screening project “Project I-Care.” This initiative, ongoing since 2006, focuses on screening for conditions like Cataract, Glaucoma, and Diabetic Retinopathy among the elderly in nursing homes and Senior Activity Centres (SACs).