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Ocular Epidemiology Unit

Goals of Ophthalmic Epidemiology Group 眼科流行病學小組目標

  • To better understand the extent and scope of chronic ophthalmic conditions in the Hong Kong community 更好地了解香港社區慢性眼病的程度和範圍

  • To elucidate the role of new ophthalmic investigations in classifying and grading ophthalmic conditions 闡明新的眼科研究在眼科疾病分類和分級中的作用

  • To understand the impact of ophthalmic disease on society 了解眼科疾病對社會的影響

Ultimately, we hope to generate robust evidence on ophthalmic conditions impacting the elderly of Hong Kong to help inform health policy 最終,我們希望獲得關於影響香港老年人的眼科疾病的有力證據,以幫助制定衛生政策

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Selected Group Publications 選定的團體出版物

  • Sociodemographic, behavioral, and medical risk factors associated with visual impairment among older adults: a community-based pilot survey in Southern District of Hong Kong. Wong PW, Lau JK, Choy BN, Shih KC, Ng AL, Wong IY, Chan JC. BMC Ophthalmol. 2020 Sep 18;20(1):372. doi: 10.1186/s12886-020-01644-1.PMID: 32948134 

  • Prevalence and Causes of Visual Impairment and Blindness among Adult Chinese in Hong Kong - The Hong Kong Eye Study. You QS, Choy BKN, Chan JCH, Ng ALK, Shih KC, Cheung JJC, Wong JKW, Shum JWH, Ni MY, Lai JS, Leung GM, Wong TY, Wong IYH. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2020 Oct;27(5):354-363. doi: 10.1080/09286586.2020.1755444. Epub 2020 Apr 20.PMID: 32310706

  • Prevalence and associations of myopia in Hong Kong primary school students. Choy BNK, You Q, Zhu MM, Lai JSM, Ng ALK, Wong IYH. Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2020 Jul;64(4):437-449. doi: 10.1007/s10384-020-00733-4. Epub 2020 Mar 16.PMID: 32180049

  • Exophthalmometry values in the Hong Kong Chinese adult population from a population-based study. Cheung JJC, Chang DL, Chan JC, Choy BNK, Shih KC, Wong JKW, Ng ALK, Shum JWH, Ni MY, Lai JSM, Leung GM, Wong IYH. Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Nov;98(47):e17993. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000017993.PMID: 31764812 

  • Macular Vessel Density Measured With Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography and Its Associations in a Large Population-Based Study. You QS, Chan JCH, Ng ALK, Choy BKN, Shih KC, Cheung JJC, Wong JKW, Shum JWH, Ni MY, Lai JSM, Leung GM, Cheung CMG, Wong TY, Wong IYH. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2019 Nov 1;60(14):4830-4837. doi: 10.1167/iovs.19-28137.PMID: 31747685

Southern District Signature Project Scheme (SPS), Southern District Council, The Government of Hong Kong SAR: HKD 50 Million for the Eye Examination Scheme 香港特別行政區政府南區區議會南區標誌性項目計劃 (SPS):5,000 萬港元用於眼科檢查計劃





Team Members 團隊成員

Mr. Jordy Lau, Technical Manager

Ms. Kiki Lam, Technical Officer

Ms. Vienne Leung, Optometrist

Mr. Kenny Lam, Optometrist

Ms. Jayne Ho, Optometrist

Ms. Riko Kung, Senior Research Assistant

Mr. David Wong, Research Assistant

Ms. Po Yin Wu, Research Assistant

Ms. Kammy Chung, Clinical Secretarial Assistant

Ms. Wendy Leung, Clinical Secretarial Assistant

Ms. Sharon Choi, Clinical Secretarial Assistant

Ms. Helen Mok, Clinical Secretarial Assistant

Ms. Jennifer Cheung, Clinical Secretarial Assistant

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