Dr CH Khong started practising ophthalmology in 1993 in the United Kingdom where he completed his specialist training. He received his letters in London in 1997 as Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and later, Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists following relocation to WA.
He had undertaken an additional 2 years as a clinical research fellow in glaucoma at Bristol University/Bristol Eye Hospital and a 2 further years of fellowships in medical and surgical retina in Perth under Prof Ian McAllister and Prof Ian Constable, and in Melbourne at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Vitreoretinal Unit. Several peer reviewed publications were produced during these periods.
Since 2005, he has run a busy private practice in general ophthalmology, surgical retina and macular disease in Geraldton and monthly outreach clinics in Carnarvon. He was previously chairperson and continues as an active member of the Medical Advisory Committee of SJOG Geraldton since 2012. He also has a major role in coordinating eye care and screening services in the Midwest, Gascoyne and Murchison.
His clinical expertise includes:
– Cataract surgery
– Vitreoretinal surgery
– Macular-Aged related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Vein Occlusion, Anti VEGF injections
– Diabetic eye disease – Diabetic Retinopathy
– General Ophthalmology
– CASA eye medical
He consults in SJOG Wexford Medical Centre, Murdoch.
He is married with two adult children. Interests include cycling, skiing, scuba, flying, photography, windsurfing and the pursuit of happiness!