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Dr Andrew Lam graduated from the then Hong Kong Polytechnic with a Professional Diploma in Optometry. After working in a private optometric practice for two years, he returned to the then Hong Kong Polytechnic working as a Research Assistant and later obtained his Masters and PhD degrees from the Department of Optometry, University of Bradford, in the UK. He is now the Programme Leader of the Bachelor of Science in Optometry Programme at the School of Optometry, PolyU. He was a recipient of the Department's Teaching Excellence Award in 2002 and also 2008.

Dr Lam is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He is Chairperson of the Preliminary Investigation Committee and the Registration Committee of the Optometrists Board of Hong Kong. He has also served as Chairperson in various Committees of the Optometrists Board of Hong Kong, including Education Committee and Examination Committee. He was Treasurer of the Hong Kong Society of Professional Optometrists from 1993 to 1998.

Research interests

  • Primary care optometry
  • Cornea
  • Ocular blood supply
  • Ocular disease
  • Corneal biomechanics
  • Intraocular pressure measurement
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Optical coherence tomography angiography

Education/Academic qualification

Professional Diploma in Optometry, Hong Kong Polytechnic

Master of Philosophy, University of Bradford

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bradford

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University

1 Jul 201530 Jun 2017


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