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Biography

Professor Carly Lam joined the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1986. She completed her Bachelors and Masters degrees at University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (The University of Manchester), UK. She obtained her PhD from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She was appointed Head of School in 2007 and served till 2013.

Currently Professor Lam serves as a member of the Editorial Board of Annals of Eye Sciences, Review Board of the Journal of Optometry and Visual Performance, member of the Grant Review Board of the Research Council of the Food and Health Bureau of HKSAR, member of Supplementary Medical Professions Council in Hong Kong.

She is a Member of the College of Optometrists (UK) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometrists. She is the honorary advisor of The Hong Kong Society of Professional Optometrists, Honorary Member of The Association of Private Practice Optometrists.

She is currently the external examiner for the Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Management and Science University (MSU), Malaysia. She is currently serving as Visiting Professor at Anglia Ruskin University, West China School of Medicine, Sichuan University, Nankai University Eye Hospital and Clinical College of Ophthalmology, Tianjin Medical University, Management and Science University and Tianjin Vocational Institute.

She has served as the Secretary/Secretary-General of Asia Pacific Council of Optometry from 2007 to 2014; and the Fellowship Committee Chair from 2011-2014, member of Governing Board of World Council of Optometry (WCO) from 2008 to 2015. 

Research interests

  • Myopia control and prevention
  • Children’s vision
  • Binocular vision and amblyopia training

Education/Academic qualification

Diploma in Ophthalmic Optics, The British College of Ophthalmic Opticians

Doctor of Philosophy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Master of Science, The Victoria University of Manchester

Bachelor of Science, The Victoria University of Manchester

External positions

Adjunct Professor, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo

1 Jul 201830 Jun 2021

Visiting Professor, Department of Optometry and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Management and Science University

20142016

Visiting Professor, Nankai University Eye Hospital and Clinical College of Ophthalmology, Tianjin Medical University

20132015

Visiting Professor, West China School of Medicine, Sichuan University

22 Sep 201121 Sep 2013

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Anglia Ruskin University

20102019

Visiting Professor, , Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University

Mar 2008Mar 2010

Visiting Professor, College of Optometry, Tianjin Medical University

Mar 2008Mar 2010

Visiting Professor, Tianjin Vocational Institute

20082012

Sector/Subject specialist, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications

Jun 2006Jun 2012

Teaching Consultant, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre, Sun Yat-Sen University

Aug 2005Aug 2007

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