​Research keeps me optimistic when I see difficult patient cases. It brings hope that we are on the way to new discoveries to improve care.

Assoc Prof Tong Hak Tien Louis         
Senior Consultant, Department of Corneal and External Eye Disease, Singapore National Eye Centre,          
Head, Research Training & Development and Ocular Surface Research Group, Singapore Eye Research Institute and
Associate Professor, SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme

Winner of the Clinician Scientist Award - Senior Investigator at the National medical Research Council Awards 2018