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Prof. To Chi-ho
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Prof. TO Chi-ho

Head(SO), DoRCSV, Chair Professor of Experimental Optometry & Henry G. Leong Professor in Elderly Vision Health

Biography

Professor To Chi-ho 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, Professor To was promoted to Professor. He has supervised or co-supervised numerous Masters and Doctoral theses since 1994.

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. 

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • Professional Diploma in Optometry, Hong Kong Polytechnic
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wales

Research Interests

  • Aqueous humour physiology
  • Glaucoma
  • Myopia basic mechanism and treatment
  • Retinal degenerations
  • Proteomics

Research Output

  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.

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