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Dr Loo Jing Liang

Dr Loo Jing Liang from Singapore National Eye Centre

Dr Loo Jing Liang

​MBBS, M Med(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS

Head & Senior Consultant

Singapore National Eye Centre

Specialty: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Sub-specialties: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Senior Consultant Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Senior Consultant SNEC Eye Clinic @ CGH Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Asst Professor SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme

Profile

Dr Loo Jing Liang is a Senior Consultant and Head of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Department at the Singapore National Eye Centre. She is a Visiting Consultant to Changi General Hospital and the National University Hospital. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Program . 

She obtained her medical degree from the National University of Singapore. She completed her advanced specialist training in Ophthalmology and became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and the Academy of Medicine (Singapore) in 2008. Following this, she embarked on a one year Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship at the Singapore National Eye Centre. In 2009, she received the Higher Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) award from the Ministry of Health and spent one year at the Wilmer Eye Institute at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. There, she underwent further training in Neuro-Ophthalmology under the preceptorship of Professor Neil Miller, an international leader in the field of Neuro-ophthalmology.
 
As a Clinician Educator, Dr Loo is actively involved in the training of medical students and Ophthalmology residents. She is a member of the Core Faculty of the SingHealth Residency Programme (Ophthalmology) and also plans curriculum as well as conducts lectures for medical students from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS).  She is also an Adjunct Research Fellow with the Singapore Eye Research Institute.
 
Dr Loo has presented at numerous local and international conferences as well as published in international peer reviewed journals. Besides Neuro-ophthalmology, Dr Loo also practices general ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery as part of her practice.

Education

  • FRCS(Ed) (2008)
  • FAMS (2008) 
  • M Med(Ophth) (2004) 
  • MBBS (1999) 

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Society of Ophthalmology (2004 - present)

Awards

  • Silver Award, Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (2018 and 2012) 

Research Interests

Publications

  1. Loo JL, Singhal S et al. Multi-ethnic involvement in autosomal dominant optic atrophy in Singapore. Eye (London). 2017 Mar;31(3)475-480
         
  2. Loo JL, Tian J, Miller NR, Subramanian PS. Use of optical coherence tomography in predicting post-treatment visual outcome in anterior visual pathway meningioma. Br J Ophthamol. 2013Nov;97(11): 1455-8
         
  3. Loo JL, Cullen JF, Sethi DF. Mucocoele of the anterior clinoid process: an unusual cause of orbital apex syndrome. Neuro-ophthalmology 2010 Feb;34(1): 52-4
         
  4. Loo JL, Looi ALG, Seah LL. Visual outcomes in patients with paranasal mucoceles. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2009 Mar-Apr;23(2):126-9
         
  5. Foong AW, Saw SM, Loo JL, Shen S, Loon SC, Rosman M, Aung T, Tan DT, Tai ES, Wong TY. Rationale and methodology for a population-based study of eye diseases in Malay people: The Singapore Malay eye study (SiMES).Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2007 Jan-Feb;14(1):25-35
         
  6. Loo JL, Lee SY, Ang CL. Can long term corticosteroids lead to blindness? A case series of central serous chorioretinopathy induced by corticosteroids. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2006;35:496-9
         
  7. Lee SY, Loo JL, Ang CL. Ischemic oculopathy as a complication of surgery for an atrial myxoma. Arch Ophthalmol 2004 Jan ; 122 (1) : 130-1 
         
  8. Loo JL, Sharma S, Miller NR. Optic nerve sheath meningiomas : Diagnosis and management. Tumours of the Central Nervous System (Book Chapter). Springer 

Research Trials