Dr Kenneth Ooi is a consultant general ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon with an interest in the ocular surface and ocular inflammation including dry eye inflammatory states.
He has completed his fellowship exam with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists through Prince of Wales and a Master of Surgery (Ophthalmology) with University College London and the University of Adelaide. He undertook clinical research fellowships in cornea at the Prince of Wales and Sydney Eye Hospitals in Sydney and in uveitis at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Institute of Ophthalmology in London.
Dr Ooi is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Save Sight Institute, Sydney Eye Hospital Campus and is a Conjoint Lecturer at the School of Medical Sciences, UNSW. He holds an international patent for a novel dry eye drop – Topical Atorvastatin for Blepharitis and Dry Eyes and is currently conducting dry eye research through the Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney. He is competent in customised refractive cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, glaucoma laser surgery and vitreous floaters laser surgery as well as intravitreal injections for diabetes and macular degeneration.