Dr. Robert T. Ang
Principal Investigator Philippines
Dr. Robert Ang is Asian Eye Institute's senior refractive surgeon. He performs laser eye surgery for patients with nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism who wish to decrease their dependence on glasses or contact lenses. He is the only doctor in the Philippines to have finished two subspecialty programs at the Massachussets Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School (Glaucoma and Cornea and Refractive Surgery). He completed his medical degree through the highly selective seven-year INTARMED course at the University of the Philippines.
He has authored several book chapters and international publications on refractive surgery and glaucoma. His special interest inlcudes Zyoptix customized LASIK, LASEK, PRK, dry eye, corneal transplantations, cataract and complicated anterior segment surgeries. He is the Philippine representative to the Asian Refractive Committee - a prestigious group of laser eye surgeons representing each country in Asia whose objective is to advance the science of refractive surgery in the region.