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Louis Tong

Louis Tong MBBS, FRCS(Ed), DM (Nott), FRCOphth, PhD (NUS)

Head, Professor, Senior Consultant | Singapore, Singapore    Singapore
Inflammation, Dry Eye,...More
Speaking at 1 event

Biography :

Professor Louis Tong graduated in 1993 with a basic medical degree from the National University of Singapore, registered as a medical practitioner in 1994, and achieved accreditation as an ophthalmologist by the Singapore Medical Council in November 2004. He completed training in ophthalmology at various centers in England (1996-2000) and in Singapore (2000-2004). He completed a 2-year overseas cornea research fellowship at the Ocular Surface Centre, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, as part of A*STAR national science scholarship.

Professor Tong holds a Professor appointment at the Duke-NUS Medical School and several appointments at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) including Principal Clinician Scientist and Head of Ocular Surface Research Group. He is represented in International expert panels like the international meibomian gland dysfunction workshop and Dry Eye Workshop II, is a council member of the Asia Dry Eye Society, ambassador of the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society, and member of the International Ocular Surface Society. He is a frequently invited speaker at industry events, has been awarded NMRC clinician-scientist award for senior investigator twice, and authored more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles. He runs a dedicated dry eye clinic at Singapore National Eye Centre, performs pre-clinical translational research and clinical trials.

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Inflammation, Dry Eye, Ocular Surface Disease, Translational Drug Development, Biomarkers, Medical Devices, Translational Drug Development, Clinical Trials, Health-service Research

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MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Virginia Board of Medicine

Virginia Board of Medicine accepts the courses that are endorsed by ACCME and grants AMA PRA Category 1 credit.

MD/DO Requirement:

CME Credits Required : 60.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 30.00



  • 60 hours of CME for every 2 years followed by immediate preceding renewal
  • A minimum of 30 hours must be under Category 1, of which 2 hours must be in pain management, proper prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis of management of addiction.
  • OCC/MOC is not specifically addressed, but an endorsement of recertification by a specialty board is admitted as a substitute by the Virginia Board of Medicine.