Eye conditions
About me

Mr Victor Chong  MBChB, DO, FRCS, FRCOphth

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, King's College Hospital, London

Honorary Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Glasgow, Scotland

Ophthalmic Training (Residency):

  • Glasgow Eye Infimary
  • Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital
  • St George's Hospital, London
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

Ophthalmic Training (Fellowship):

  • Medical Retinal - Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
  • MRC Fellowship (Research) - Institute of Ophthalmology, London
  • Molecular Ophthalmology - UI Center of Macular Degeneration, USA 


CD-ROM, Books and Book Chapter

 NHV Chong, SM Downes, GM Freeman, K Sehmi, GE Holder, AC Bird. Medical Retina - Moorfields CD-ROM. BMJ Books, London 1999  

 NHV Chong. Clinical Ocular Physiology - an introductory text. Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford 1997

 NHV Chong. Visual Diagnoses in Eye Diseases. Merit Publishing, London, 2002

 SM Downes, NHV Chong, AC Bird. Ophthalmologist's Perspective in "Ocular Molecular Biology Protocols" Ed PE Rakoczy. Humana Press, New Jersey 2000

Peer-reviewed papers

 TA Bailey, RA Alexander, SR Dubovy, PJ Luthert, NHV Chong. Measurement of TIMP-3 expression and Bruch’s membrane thickness in human maculaExperimental Eye Research – 2001; 73(6): 851-8

 GS Hageman, PJ Luthert, NHV Chong, DH Anderson, RF Mullins. An integrated hypothesis that considers drusen as biomarkers of immune-mediated processes at the RPE-Bruch's membrane interface in aging and age-related macular degeneration. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research 2001; 20(6): 705-32

 PE Stanga, NHV Chong, AC Reck, AJ Hardcastle, GE Holder. Optical coherence tomography and electrophysiology in X-linked juvenile retinoschisis associated with a novel mutation in the XLRS1 gene. Retina 2001; 21(1): 78-80

 NHV Chong, RA Alexander, T Gin, AC Bird, PJ Luthert. TIMP-3, collagen and elastin immunohistochemistry and histopathology of Sorsby’s fundus dystrophy. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2000; 41: 898-902

 CS Sethi, TA Bailey, PJ Luthert, NHV Chong. Matrix metalloproteinase biology applied to vitreoretinal disorders. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 2000, 84; 654-66.

 NHV Chong, RA Alexander, L Waters, KC Barnett, AC Bird, PJ Luthert. Repeated intravitreal injections of ciliary neurotrophic factor lead to long-term photoreceptor cells survival in hereditary retinal degeneration. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 1999; 40: 1298-1305

 NHV Chong, RA Alexander, KC Barnett, AC Bird, PJ Luthert. An immunohistochemical study of an autosomal dominant feline rod / cone dysplasia (Rdy cats). Experimental Eye Research 1999; 68(1); 51-7

 NHV Chong, AC Bird. Current and future management of inherited outer retinal dystrophies. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1999, 83; 120-22.

 NHV Chong, AC Bird. Alternative therapies in exudative age related macular degeneration. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1998, 82; 1441-43.

 PJ Luthert, NHV Chong. Photoreceptor rescue. Eye 1998; 12: 591-596.

 NHV Chong, RK Aggarwal, P Shah, PI Murray. Is measuring intraocular pressure necessary on the first post-operative day following uncomplicated cataract surgery? Eye 1994; 8:115-6

 NHV Chong, SJ Talks, JM Gibson. Eczema and Eye Rubbing - A case of pupillary entrapment of P/C IOL. European Journal of Implant and Refractive Surgery 1994; Vol 6: 211-3

 NHV Chong. Glaucoma induced by steroids. British Medical Journal 1994; 309: 343

 NHV Chong, PI Murray. Pen torch test in patients with unilateral red eye. British Journal of General Practice 1993 (6), Vol 43: 259

 NHV Chong, JR Murdoch. Is ophthalmic therapy often overlooked in hospital wards? Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 1993 (10); Vol 86: 569-70

 NHV Chong, JR Murdoch, M Cleary. Horizontal gaze palsy associated with pontine haemorrhage. British Orthoptic Journal 1993; 50: 62-3

 CBO Yu, NHV Chong, RH Caesar, MG Boodhoo, RW Condon. Long term results of combined cataract and glaucoma surgery vs trabeculectomy alone in low risk patients. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 1996; 22: 352-57

 SJ Talks, NHV Chong, JM Gibson, PM Dodson. Fibrinogen, cholesterol and smoking as risk factors for non arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy. Eye 1995; Vol 9: 85 – 8 (Spencer Walker Prize winner)

 SJ Talks, NHV Chong, JM Gibson, IR Francis. Visual acuity and pupillary reactions after peribulbar anaesthesia. British Journal of Ophthalmology 1994 (1), 78, 41-3

 RK Aggarwal, T Potamitis, NHV Chong, M Guarro, P Shah, S Kheterpal. Extensive visual loss associated with topical facial steroids Eye 1993; 7, 664-6