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Han Bor Fam MD

Dr Han Bor Fam is the Senior Consultant and Head of Cataract, Implant and Anterior Segment Service and a Senior Consultant in the Refractive Surgery Service at The Eye Institute at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He is the founding head of the sub-specialty of anterior segment in The Eye Institute.

He is an APACRS Certified Educator (A.C.E) and has given more than 600 presentations in cataract and refractive surgery in various international and regional conferences. As an educator, he has conducted more than 50 instructional courses, including Master Classes in cataract and refractive surgery, medical-in-service and live surgeries throughout Asia. He has sat in more than 70 expert panels related to cataract and refractive surgery.

He has published in leading peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals such as the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, the Journal of Refractive Surgery, the American Journal of Ophthalmology and the British Journal of Ophthalmology. He is a co-author of the book “A Clinician’s Guide to Slit-Scanning Corneal Topography” and a contributor to the book “Corneal topography - From Theory to Practice”. His paper on toric IOL power calculations set the groundwork for many researchers.


                Senior Consultant & Head, Cataract, Anterior Segment & Implant Service

                Senior Consultant, Refractive Surgery, Eye Institute at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National Healthcare                         Group

                Clinical Lecturer, National University of Singapore

                Research Scientist, Advanced Vision and Technology Alliance Innovation Lab

                Clinical Lecturer, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine


                Head, International Relations, The Eye Institute

                Head, Cornea Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

                Visiting Cornea & Refractive Surgery Specialist, Changi General Hospital

                Visiting Cornea & Refractive Surgery Specialist, Singapore National Eye Centre

                Visiting Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Alexandra Hospital

                Adjunct Research Scientist, Singapore Eye Research Institute

                Adjunct Orbscan Research Scientist, Orbtek


                Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore, Singapore

                Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology), National University of Singapore, Singapore

                Diploma of Fellowship, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

                Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore


July 1 2003 – June 30 2004

                Clinical Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Simon Holland Department of Ophthalmology,

                     University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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