Associate Professor Tina Wong is the Head and Senior Consultant of the Glaucoma Department at Singapore National Eye Centre. Previously, she trained at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK. She combined her clinical training with academic research and was awarded the prestigious Wellcome Trust Vision Research Fellowship to pursue and complete a PhD at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London in Professor Sir Peng T. Khaw' laboratory. The work of the thesis was in the area of matrix metalloproteinase and conjunctival wound healing in relation to post-operative scarring from glaucoma surgery. Her research lead to the award of the Founders Cup in the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress and the Moorfields Research Medal.