Eye Doctor in Singapore

Professional headshot of eye specialist Singapore, Dr Euguge Tay

Dr Eugene Tay: Eye Specialist in Singapore


Dr Eugene Tay is a senior consultant ophthalmologist with over 20 years of clinical experience. He graduated from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College of the University of London in 1997 and is one of few surgeons to have received all basic, advanced and sub-specialty/fellowship training at the internationally renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. He trained to sub-specialist fellowship levels in laser refractive and anterior segment surgery at the Gimbel Eye Centre in Canada and also Oculoplastic surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital. If you’re looking for an experienced and trustworthy eye specialist in Singapore, Dr Tay can support you through your eye care needs.

20+ Years

clinical experience

4 countries

recognise him as a specialist

25+ peers

reviewed papers in international scientific journals


Experience & Achievements of Our Eye Doctor

Senior Consultant Eye Surgeon

Before becoming an eye specialist in Singapore, he was formerly the Medical Director of LSC Eye Clinic in Paragon (formerly Lasik Surgery Clinic) where he introduced SMILE surgery to the practice in 2013 and has performed thousands of laser refractive and cataract procedures. Prior to this, he was a Consultant Ophthalmologist with the Refractive Surgery Service and Laser Vision Centre at the Singapore National Eye Centre. Currently, Dr Tay holds specialist recognition in Singapore, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.

Now, as an eye specialist in Singapore, he is active in clinical research on SMILE surgery and is also an Adjunct Clinician Scientist at the Singapore Eye Research Institute, having published over 25 peer reviewed scientific papers in prestigious international scientific journals such as Ophthalmology, the Journal of Refractive Surgery, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Journal of Ophthalmology.

An eye specialist is conducting an eye surgery

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Specializing In Complex Cataract Surgery

As a qualified eye doctor in Singapore, he is highly experienced in all forms of laser vision correction, complex cataract surgery with tri-focal implants for the treatment of presbyopia or ‘lao hua’, pterygium surgery, eyelid malposition surgery, double eyelid and eye-bag surgery and the management of general eye conditions such as myopia prevention in children, age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes and contact lens related problems.

Local Accreditations At Private Hospital

Before choosing any eye specialist in Singapore, do ensure that they possess the proper credentials and accreditations to practice and perform surgery. All doctors who wish to practise as a specialist must be accredited by the Specialists Accreditation Board (SAB) and registered under the relevant specialty by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC).

Dr Tay is accredited to practice and perform surgery at all Parkway Pantai (Mount Elizabeth, Parkway East and Gleneagles) private hospitals and Farrer Park Hospital.

Factors To Consider When Selecting An Eye Specialist in Singapore

When selecting an eye specialist in Singapore or an eye doctor in Singapore, it’s crucial to consider the following factors to ensure the best possible eye care:

Expertise and Specialisation:

Singapore with extensive expertise and specialisation in the specific area of eye care you require, whether it’s cataract surgery, laser vision correction, or retinal disorders. A well-specialised eye doctor in Singapore will offer tailored and advanced treatments for various eye conditions.

Reputation and Reviews:

Research the reputation of the eye specialist in Singapore by reading patient reviews and testimonials. Positive feedback from previous patients reflects the doctor’s competence and the quality of care provided. Seek recommendations from friends, family, or healthcare professionals to find a highly regarded eye doctor in Singapore.

Technology and Facilities:

Choose an eye specialist in Singapore who utilises state-of-the-art technology and modern facilities. Advanced diagnostic equipment and cutting-edge surgical techniques contribute to accurate diagnoses and successful treatments. A reputable eye doctor in Singapore invests in the latest advancements to ensure patients receive the best care possible.

Patient-Centric Approach:

Opt for an eye specialist in Singapore known for a patient-centric approach. A compassionate eye doctor in Singapore listens to patients, addresses concerns, and explains procedures thoroughly. Clear communication and personalised care create a comfortable and reassuring experience for patients, fostering trust and ensuring a positive outcome.

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