Dr Dexter Leung

Specialist in Ophthalmolo...
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Ho...

Dr. Dexter Leung is the Immediate Past President, the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society (2017-2019), and the Regional Secretary, Council of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (2017- ). He is currently the Specialist in Ophthalmology and Honorary Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (2011- now), Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary), Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary), Department of Ophthalmology, University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Some of the honors and awards that he received, include: SEAGIG Travel Grant Award (2006); Action for Vision Foundation Exemplary Eye Specialist Award (2007); the Best Paper Award in Glaucoma, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting (2007); International Ophthalmologist Education Award, AAO (2008); Outstanding Service Provider Award, Hong Kong Eye Hospital (2008); Action for Vision Foundation Best Researcher Award (2009); APAO Achievement Award (2010); the Ten Outstanding Persons of the Year 2010 Hong Kong Award; Achievement Award, AAO (2011), Distinguished Service Award, APAO (2012), Outstanding Prevention of Blindness Award, APAO (2018). Some of the leadership positions for Dr. Leung include: Member of Associate Advisory Board, International Glaucoma Surgery Society (2012 — ); Member of the Scientific Program Committee, World Glaucoma Congress (WGC) 2013, APAO Congress (2010-2018); World Ophthalmology Congress (2012 Abu Dhabi, 2008 HK); Charter Member (2008- ) and Executive Director (2008-2012) of von Graefe Society; Chairman of organizing committee for World Glaucoma Day Hong Kong Chapter (2008- 2010); Graduate of Leadership Development Program (LDP), APAO (2010).

Dr. Leung published more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed International Journals, and his research interests include Normal Tension Glaucoma, Angle-closure Glaucoma, and Glaucoma Surgery such as MIGS.