Tin Aung

Aung Tin

  • Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Singapore Eye Research Institute
  • Head, Glaucoma Research Group
  • Academic Vice Chair (Research), Academic Clinical Program for Ophthalmology, SingHealth / Duke-NUS Medical School
  • President, World Glaucoma Association
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University College London, University of London, United Kingdom
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed, Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • FRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, United Kingdom
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Ophthalmic Genetics
  • Glaucoma
Recent Publications
  • 1. Narayanaswamy A, Baskaran M, Perera SA, Nongpiur ME, Htoon HM, Tun TA, Wong TT, Goh D, Su DH, Chew PT, Ho CL, Aung T. 2016 Mar. Argon Laser Peripheral Iridoplasty for Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Ophthalmology. 123(3):514-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.11.002. 26707418.
  • 2. Luo N, Wang X, Ang M, Finkelstein EA, Aung T, Wong TY, Lamoureux E. 2015 Dec. A Vision "Bolt-On" Item Could Increase the Discriminatory Power of the EQ-5D Index Score. Value Health. 18(8):1037-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2015.08.002. 26686788.
  • 3. Trikha S, Saffari E, Nongpiur M, Baskaran M, Ho H, Li Z, Tan PY, Allen J, Khor CC, Perera SA, Cheng CY, Aung T, Vithana E. 2015 Dec. A Genetic Variant in TGFBR3-CDC7 Is Associated with Visual Field Progression in Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Patients from┬áSingapore. Ophthalmology. 122(12):2416-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.08.016. 26383992.
  • 4. Sharma S, Trikha S, Perera SA, Aung T. 2015 Nov. Clinical effectiveness of brinzolamide 1%-brimonidine 0.2% fixed combination for primary open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Clin Ophthalmol. 9:2201-7. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S72380. 26648686.
  • 5. Siantar RG, Cheng CY, Gemmy Cheung CM, Lamoureux EL, Ong PG, Chow KY, Mitchell P, Aung T, Wong TY, Cheung CY. 2015 Nov. Impact of Visual Impairment and Eye diseases on Mortality: the Singapore Malay Eye Study (SiMES). Sci Rep. 5:16304. doi: 10.1038/srep16304. 26549406.