Retinal specialist and vitreo-retinal surgeon
Dr Mei Hong Tan (MB ChB – PhD – FRCOphth – FRANZCO) is an Associate Ophthalmologist at Specialist Eye Surgeons and a Consultant Ophthalmologist in medical and surgical retina at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Dr Tan graduated with honors in medicine and completed her ophthalmology training in Oxford, UK at the Oxford Eye Hospital and John Radcliffe Hospital.
In 2012, she underwent fellowship training in medical retina and vitreo-retinal surgery. She is fully trained in the diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of retinal diseases and has experience in uveitis and ocular oncology. She has performed over 800 vitreo-retinal procedures, including retinal detachment repair, macula hole surgery, vitrectomy for epiretinal membrane, complicated diabetic delamination, subretinal displacement of macula haemorrhage, lens/IOL retrieval and exchange and regularly performs complex operations.
Dr Tan primarily enjoys treating and taking care of patients, and places importance in taking the time to engage patients on a personal level to help them to understand their condition. Clinics and research aside, she enjoys long distance running, snowboarding and taekwondo.