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Prof. Chi-ho TO

Professor Chi-ho TO
PhD PDipOptom
Chair Professor of Experimental Optometry
Henry G. Leong Professor in Elderly Vision Health 

ORCiD 0000-0002-1938-8397
Author ID (Scopus) 7006613189

Biographical Sketch

Professor Chi-ho To graduated in Optometry at the Hong Kong Polytechnic in 1987. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Wales, College of Optometry in Cardiff, the United Kingdom. In 1993, he returned to the Hong Kong Polytechnic working as a Lecturer. In 2005, Prof. To was promoted to Professor. He has supervised or co-supervised numerous Masters and Doctoral theses since 1994.

Professor To has had a long-standing research interest in aqueous humour physiology and glaucoma, myopia basic mechanism and treatment, and retinal degenerations. In the past decade, the efforts of Professor To and his team have been widely recognized. Their research has been supported by various local and international research grants. Professor To has also published in numerous scientific journals, including Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, Experimental Eye Research and Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.

Professor To is an Honorary Member of the Hong Kong Association of Private Practice Optometrists. He is also a Member of Scientific and Medical Advisory Board of Retina Hong Kong.

Selected Publications 

  1. Wang D, Chun RK, Liu M, Lee RP, Sun Y, Zhang T, Lam C, Liu Q, To CH. Optical Defocus Rapidly Changes Choroidal Thickness in Schoolchildren. Wedrich A, ed. PLoS One. 2016;11(8):e0161535.
  2. Arumugam B, Hung LF, Huang J, To CH, Holden BA, Smith EL III. (2014) The effects of simultaneous dual focus lenses on refractive development in infant monkeys. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 55:7423-7432.
  3. Wang JC, Chun RKM, Zhou YY, Zuo B, Li KK, Liu Q, To CH. Both the central and peripheral retina contribute to myopia development in chicks. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2015; 35: 652–662.
  4. McFadden SA, Tse DY, Bowrey HE, Leotta AJ, Lam CS, Wildsoet CF, To CH. Integration of Defocus by Dual Power Fresnel Lenses Inhibits Myopia in the Mammalian Eye. Invest. Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014;55(2):908-917.