Olivia Huang
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Dr Olivia Huang

Dr Huang Olivia

​M Med(Ophth), FRCOphth, FAMS


Singapore National Eye Centre

Specialty: Glaucoma, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology

Sub-specialties: Glaucoma, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Cataract Surgery.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Glaucoma Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Consultant Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Consultant SNEC Eye Clinic @ SKH Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Olivia Huang Shimin is currently a Consultant at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) in the Glaucoma Department. She graduated from the University of New South Wales, with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours), as well as a Bachelor of Science (Medicine) (Honours) in 2010. She subsequently trained under the ACGME-I (American Council of Graduate Medical Education – International) accredited SingHealth Ophthalmology Residency Program, and obtained her Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology in 2016 and Ophthalmology Specialist accreditation as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2018, where she was awarded the Gold Medal for Best Candidate in Cataract and Refractive Ophthalmology in the Specialists’ Exit Examination. She also became a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (United Kingdom) in the same year.

Dr Huang has received multiple academic, teaching and service awards, including the SingHealth Outstanding Resident in Ophthalmology award thrice in 2015, 2017 and 2018. She was awarded the SingHealth Inspiring Resident Educator Award in 2018 in recognition of her contribution to medical education, and continues to be actively involved in the training of junior doctors, medical students and allied health professionals. She was appointed various leadership and administrative roles, serving as Deputy Clinical Director of Pharmacy in 2020, Chief Resident in 2018 and Lead Resident in 2016. She is committed in serving the community, and regularly volunteers at community eye screening projects, and provision of educational talks at public forums, specifically in promoting public awareness of glaucoma. She is also active in research, particularly in glaucoma, her field of interest. She has published various scientific papers in respected peer-reviewed medical journals, and has presented her research work at numerous international and local scientific conferences.


  • FAMS (2018)
  • FRCOphth (2018)
  • ​M Med(Ophth) (2016)
  • MBBS (Hons) (2010)
  • BSc (Hons) (2010)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Chief Resident, Singapore National Eye Centre (2018)
  • Member, Outpatient Committee, Singapore National Eye Centre (2018)


  • ​Inspiring Resident Educator Award, SingHealth (2018)
  • Outstanding Resident Award, SingHealth (2018)
  • Gold Medal for Best Candidate for Cataract and Refractive Ophthalmology in Joint Committee in Specialist Training (Singapore) Exit Examination (2018)
  • Outstanding Resident Award, SingHealth (2017)
  • RISE Award for Quality Improvement Project, SingHealth (2016)
  • Outstanding Resident Award, SingHealth (2015)

Research Interests


  1. Huang OS, Wong TT (2018) Photographic Essay: Hypermature cataract with phacolytic glaucoma. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2018, 9 (1): 706

  2. Huang OS, Mehta JS, Htoon HM, Tan DT, Wong TT (2016) Incidence and risk factors for elevated intraocular pressure and glaucoma following deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 170:153-160

  3. Huang OS, Tay WT, Ong PG, Sabanayagam C, Cheng CY, Tan GS, Cheung GC, Lamoureux EL, Wong TY (2015). Prevalence and determinants of undiagnosed diabetic retinopathy and vision-threatening retinopathy in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort: the Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases (SEED) study. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 99 (12): 1614-21

  4. Huang OS, Zheng YF, Tay WT, Chiang PP, Lamoureux EL, Wong TY (2013). Lack of awareness of common eye conditions in the community.

  5. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 20 (1): 52-60
    Huang OS, Lamoureux EL, Tay WT, Tai ES, Wang JJ, Wong TY (2010). Glycemic and blood pressure control in an Asian Malay population with diabetes and diabetic retinopathy. Archives of Ophthalmology, 128 (9): 1185-90

  6. Huang OS, Tay WT, Tai ES, Wang JJ, Saw SM, Jeganathan VS, Sandar M, Wong TY (2009). Lack of awareness amongst community patients with diabetes and diabetic retinopathy: The Singapore Malay Eye Study. Annals of Academy of Medicine Singapore, 38 (12): 1048-55

Research Trials