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Dr. Stephanie Young

Dr. Stephanie Young

Associate Consultant
at National University Hospital
Speciality Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the eyelids and orbit, cataract surgery regularly, in addition to eyelid, orbital and lacrimal surgery.
Languages English
About Aside from clinical work and research, Dr Young is a clinical lecturer with the NUS Clinical Faculty Scheme and teaches medical students as well as junior doctors. She strongly believes in giving back actively to society and sits on the executive committee of Singapore Women’s Association, where she runs bi-monthly free eye screening events for the community as part of the Singapore Visioncare Programme. She has also been on several cataract and Oculoplastic trips to remote areas in need of eyecare in China, Myanmar and Cambodia.
Education MBBS, MMed (Ophthalmology), FAMS, FRCOphth
Professional Experience Dr Stephanie Ming Young is an Associate Consultant at the Ophthalmology Department in National University Hospital. She has obtained Fellowships from both The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London) and Academy of Medicine (Singapore), and has been appointed by the Council of College of Ophthalmologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore as a member of the Oculoplastic Subspecialty Committee. She has a special interest in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the eyelids and orbit, and has received several grants and published various papers on the subject in peer-reviewed journals, as well as a book chapter. She also practices general ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery regularly, in addition to eyelid, orbital and lacrimal surgery.
Awards A graduate of The National University of Singapore (NUS), Dr Young won the Gold Medal and Book Prize in Ophthalmology, and received a Distinction Award for Ophthalmology-related research for her Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. Since then, she has won several Ophthalmology-related awards including: American Academy of Ophthalmology Best Poster Award (2014 & 2015), Eye Foundation Award - National Ophthalmology Residents Research Day 2014, Winner of Free Paper – Confluence 2013, Best Paper Award - NUHS Residents Research Day 2011. Her passion in Oculoplastics-related research has led her to win several research grants including: SNEC HREF Study grant, NUHS Clinician Scientist Program Residency Grant, and SERI Pilot Grant. She also received the Galderma Education Grant to gain training on facial filler injections for periocular rejuvenation.

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