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Dr. Alicia How Su-Wei

Senior Consultant Opthamologist

Sub-specialty:

  • Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Eye Surgery


Medical Conditions Treated:

  • Customized cataract surgery
  • Orbital conditions diagnosis and surgery
  • Age-Rrelated macular degeneration screening and treatment


Languages:

English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bahasa Indonesia, French

Education:

MBBS (S’pore), MRCSEd (Ophth)(UK), MMED (S’pore), FRCSEd (Ophth)(UK), FAMS (Ophth)

Professional Profile:

Dr Alicia How is a senior consultant ophthalmologist and a Ministry of Health-accredited ophthalmologist with more than 16 years of medical experience. She sub-specialises in glaucoma.

Dr Alicia How completed her medical training at the National University of Singapore. During that year, she was awarded the Dean’s list award for the Final Professional degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and obtained the Nestle Gold medal in Paediatrics. She became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and obtained her specialist  accreditation  as  an  Ophthalmologist  after  her  specialist exams. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). Subsequently, Dr How pursued her subspecialty interest in glaucoma at the University of Melbourne and did research on wound healing and novel surgical devices for glaucoma at the Centre for Eye Research, Australia. There, she worked with world-renowned experts in this field. She was also involved in the care of glaucoma patients at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

Throughout her career, Dr How has been actively involved in research and has published more than 20 scientific papers in international peer- reviewed journals. Total research grants awarded to Dr How as principal investigator and co-investigator for her research projects amount to more than $750,000. In addition, she has been invited to give numerous lectures in her field of expertise both locally and internationally, notably at the European Vision and Eye Research Meeting 2011 and at the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress 2012.