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Dr Choi Kai-yip obtained his BSc and PhD degrees in Optometry from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2014 and 2021, respectively. He has been providing optometric clinical care in the Optometry Clinic since 2014, specialising in Visual Electrophysiology under the supervision of Dr Henry Chan. Dr Choi has also actively participated in optometry clinical and pre-clinical training, as well as outbound vision screening service-learning projects to tutor students from other disciplines and serve the needy. In addition, he has been invited by the Hospital Authority and professional societies to deliver Continuing Professional Development seminars.

Dr Choi’s doctoral dissertation was recognised and received the 2020/21 Faculty Distinguished Thesis Award of Faculty of Health and Social Sciences. Publications of his work also received awards as highly-cited articles in an international journal in both 2017/18 and 2020/21. Combining his research interests and the passion to serve the community, Dr Choi has collaborated with NGO partners and experts from other disciplines to work on improving the well-being of the underprivileged, particularly those suffering from substandard living environments.

Research interests

  • Effect of Environment on Myopia and Refractive error
  • Clinical Visual Electrophysiology study of Glaucoma and Retinal dystrophy

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


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