Dr Derek Wai Yee Chow
Dr Chow graduated from University of Queensland, Australia. He developed a strong interest in Veterinary Ophthalmology whilst working as a general practitioner in Hong Kong. He gained valuable knowledge and skills in veterinary ophthalmology by spending time with various veterinary ophthalmologists in Australia before entering a residency program under the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. Dr Chow is a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeon. He is a Diplomate of the American and Asian College of Veterinary Specialists. He is the only Veterinary Ophthalmologist in Hong Kong that has specialty recognition in both Asia and North America.
Dr Chow has lectured and presented in Hong Kong, Australia, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea and United State of America. He received intensive training in vitreoretinal surgery with the European Vitreoretinal Training School- one of the premier vitreoretinal surgery training school for humans. His interest includes corneal reconstruction surgery, glaucoma treatment and cataract surgery.
Dr Chow has collaborated with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on hydrogel usage on canine dry eye. His interest in Veterinary Ophthalmology includes, medical therapy for glaucoma, ways to monitor development of glaucoma and glaucoma surgery, cataract surgery and corneal reconstruction surgery.