Our Eye Specialists

Dr Lee Hung Ming

MBBS (Singapore), M.Med (Ophth), FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Ophth)

Trusted Eye Specialist with Excellent Track Record
20+ Years of Experience
20,000+ Cataract & LASIK Cases
Former Head of Refractive Surgery at TTSH & NUH

Dr Lee Hung Ming was the first in Singapore to perform:

  • Bladeless LASIK Surgery (2004)
  • ICL Surgery for the Treatment of Myopia (2005)
  • Laser-Assisted Bladeless Cataract surgery via Femtosecond Laser (2012)

Prior to his current appointment, Dr Lee Hung Ming was formerly the Head of LASIK surgery in 2 of Singapore’s premier hospitals — Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and National University Hospital (NUH). Unbeknownst to many, he decided to become an eye specialist after losing his grandmother to eye disease and blindness.

A sought-after speaker at many international and regional eye meetings, Dr Lee was awarded the ACE Award, the highest educator award for training Asia-Pacific surgeons in cataract and refractive surgery, by the Asia-Pacific Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery in 1994.


During his school days, he was the state badminton player for his hometown in Kelantan, Malaysia. Subsequently, he moved to Singapore to study under an ASEAN Scholarship. While in University, he played 6 sports for NUS Medical Faculty and captained the NUS Badminton Team. Apparently, he spent all his time on a badminton court, or courting his wife, a fellow medical student. They are now happily married with 4 children.

Dr Lee Hung Ming Eye Dcotoe Eye Specialist Asia Pacific Eye Centre

Dr Tan Yar Li

MBBS (Singapore), M.Med (Ophth), MRCSEd (Ophth), FAMS (Ophth)

10+ Years of Experience
Former Consultant at Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Former Deputy Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at Changi General Hospital

  • Dr Tan Yar Li was awarded 3 gold medals for Best Candidate in Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal as well as Neuro-ophthalmology in the Eye Specialists’ Exit exam
  • Dr Tan was one of the first few surgeons in Singapore to perform Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

Dr Tan obtained her Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore. Thereafter, she did Ophthalmology residency training in Singapore and qualified as a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She obtained her Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) qualifications from NUS and completed a further 3 years of advance surgical training at the Singapore National Eye Centre.

Dr Tan obtained her specialist accreditation as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS), where she was awarded 3 gold medals for Best Candidate in Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal as well as Neuro-ophthalmology in the Eye Specialists’ Exit exam. After having obtained her specialist accreditation, she also successfully completed her Glaucoma subspecialty fellowship training at the Singapore National Eye Centre.

Dr Tan has more than 10 years of ophthalmology experience and her current clinical practice includes general ophthalmology, cataract and refractive surgery (LASIK and advanced surface ablation) as well as in the subspecialty field of Glaucoma. She is well-versed in performing cataract surgery with implantation of multifocal and toric intraocular lens for the correct of myopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

. Her current area of interest is in Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) and she was also one of the first few surgeons in Singapore to perform these surgeries.

Prior to her current appointment, Dr Tan was a consultant ophthalmologist at the Glaucoma department of the Singapore National Eye Centre and Deputy Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at Changi General Hospital. She was also actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents as well as paramedical staff. Dr Tan is currently a visiting consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre.

Dr Tan genuinely cares for and listens to her patients as she firmly believes that patients’ outcome is the most important, and this can be only be achieved when there is a good doctor-patient relationship, which is the keystone to good medical care. Outside of work, she is a mother to 2 lovely kids and she is an avid runner and baker during her spare time.

Dr Tan Yar Li Doctor Surgeon Asia Pacific Eye Centre

Our Doctors in the News

Dr Lee Cataract Surgery Mind Your Body Straits Times

Cataract patients have second chance at natural vision in sight

'Dr Lee Hung Ming replaced the cloudy lenses in Ms Jessie Boey's eyes with the Tecnis Symfony lenses, which enable her to see clearly at any distance and in any light condition'

- Mind Your Body, The Straits Times

Tired, dry and red eyes? You may have meibomian gland dysfunction

Tired, dry & red eyes? You may have Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

'"My eyes were sealed shut by all the discharge." Last year, Ms Jenna was referred to Dr Lee Hung Ming where she underwent the LipiFlow treatment, which helped improve her MGD.'

- Health, The New Paper

Eyes red after swimming? It's not just the chlorine

Eyes red after swimming? It's not just the chlorine

'Dr Lee Hung Ming, said chloramine is not the only potential irritant in pools. "Other factors that can cause redness of the eye are excessive amounts of chlorine or if the water is too acidic or alkaline."'

- The Straits Times

APEC Eye Centre Cataract Article

– Zaobao Weekly, Lianhe Zaobao

APEC Eye Centre Cataract Article 2

– Zaobao Weekly, Lianhe Zaobao

– Zaobao Weekly, Lianhe Zaobao

– Zaobao Weekly, Lianhe Zaobao

– Zaobao Weekly, Lianhe Zaobao

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