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Dr Dennis Tse Yan-yin
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Dr Dennis TSE

Associate Professor

  • HJ538
  • +852 2766 6096
  • Dr Tse’s research interests include the mechanism and treatments of myopia, ophthalmic lenses, head-mount displays, and the role of autophagy and oxidation in retinal degeneration.


Dr Dennis Tse obtained his BSc Optometry and PhD degrees from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Upon receiving his PhD, he spent two years in Australia as a postdoctoral fellow as part of a collaborative myopia research project between PolyU and the University of Newcastle. In 2011, he joined the Dept. of Ophthalmology of Baylor College of Medicine in the United States, where he received further postdoctoral training on retinal physiology from Prof. Samuel Miao-Sin Wu. He returned to his alma mater to serve as a Research Assistant Professor in late 2014. He was promoted to Assistant Professor and Associate Professor in 2016 and 2020, respectively.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Research Interests

  • Retinal neuroscience
  • Mechanism and treatment of myopia
  • Role of autophagy and oxidation in retinal degenerations

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