Prof. Datin Dr. Angela Loo Voon Pei

Prof. Datin Dr. Angela Loo Voon Pei

Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr Angela

Academic Qualification

  • FCOphth (HK), College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
  • FHKAM (Hong Kong Academy of Medicine), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
  • FRCSI(Opth)(UK)(1997), Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • MRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • MBBS, University Of Queensland, Australia

Areas of Expertise

  • Ophthalmology (Diabetic Eye Diseases, Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Ophthalmology (Vitreoretinal Surgery)
  • Ophthalmology (Medical Retina, Age-related Macular Degeneration)
  • Ophthalmology (Advanced and Complicated Cataract Surgery)

Clinical Focus

  • Retinal
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Cataracts
  • Refractive errors
  • Astigmatism
  • Complex eye problems
  • Konjungtivitis
  • Corneal diseases
  • Eye infections
  • Eye injury
  • Glaukoma
  • Diabetic retinopathy

Procedure Focus

  • Retinal laser surgery
  • Retinal detachment surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitreoretinal surgery
  • Scleral buckling surgery
  • Phacoemulsification cataract surgery with toric & multifocal lens implant
  • Pterygium excision
  • Suntikan intravitreal
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Laser photocoagulation
  • Cryotherapy

Administrative Duties

  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 01/06/2012 to 31/12/2014 (Coordinator and supervisor for Master Students in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine)
  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 01/05/2012 to 31/12/2014 (Coordinator for Placement and Assessor for both local and overseas elective students)
  • Panelist for Retinal Symposium, University Malaya Eye Research Centre, Faculty, 27/07/2009
  • Treasurer of Organizing Committee for 2nd UM Ophthalmic Symposium, University Malaya, 18/07/2009 to 19/07/2009
  • Examiner for Master of Ophthalmology Examinations, Faculty, 01/01/2009 to 31/12/2009
  • Treasurer of Organizing Committee for 1st UM Ophthalmic Symposium 2006, University Malaya, 15/07/2006 to 16/07/2006
  • Organiser for Phacoemulsification technique workshop, Faculty, 01/09/2004
  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 01/01/2004 to 31/12/2020 (Coordinator for UMSC – Ophthalmology)
  • Advisor for purchasing retinal instruments, Faculty, 02/09/2003 to 12/12/2015
  • Coordinator for Surgical wetlab, Faculty, 03/06/2003
  • Examiner for MBBS Ophthalmology OSKE, Faculty, 06/01/2003 to 31/12/2015

Memberships & Associations

  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Fellow Member
  • College of Ophthalmologists, Hong Kong, Fellow Member
  • Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Fellow Member
  • Malaysia Medical Association (MMA), Member
  • Malaysian Ophthalmology Society, Member
  • Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Fellow Member
  • National Specialist Register NSR, Member
  • American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), Member
  • American Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Member
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, Member
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Reviewer
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia, External Examiner
  • EURETINA (European Society of Retina Specialists), Member
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Examiner
  • Universiti of Malaya, Examiner
  • ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Member
  • Ministry Of Health Malaysia, Reviewer

Invited Speaker

  • Surgical excision of recurrent choroidal neovascular membranes, Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium, 1999, Hong Kong College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
  • Intraocular foreign bodies, Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium, 2000, Hong Kong College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
  • Pars plana vitrectomy for the management of combined rhegmatogenous retinal and choroidal detachments , Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium, 2001, Hong Kong Ophthalmology Society, HK College of Ophthalmologists, (International)
  • Common eye diseases in Malaysia, Eye health awareness programme, 2004, Duopharma, (National)
  • Combined pars plana vitrectomy & primary scleral fixated intraocular lens, The XXX Congress of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, 2005, Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, (International)
  • Ocular Emergency, Workshop & Seminar for General Practitioner, 2005, University of Sabah, (National)
  • Common Eye Diseases in Malaysia, Health Awareness for the Elderly, 2006, Senior Citizen Association, (National)
  • Common Eye Diseases in South East Asia, Public Health Awareness, 2006, Susanto School Association, (International)
  • Anti-angiogenesis Agents, University Malaya Ophthalmology Symposium on Ocular Therapeutics, 2006, UM Ophthalmology Department, (National)
  • Surgical Management of Retinopathy of Prematurity, University Malaya Ophthalmology Symposium on Pediatric Ophthalmology, 2009, UM Ophthalmology Department, (University)
  • Controversies in Endophthalmitis Management – do EVS guidelines still hold-up?, 3rd Conjoint UM-UKM-USM-KKM Ophthalmology Congress, 2013, Department of Ophthalmology, UM, (National)
  • Awareness of Eyes and Medical Treatment, GEMS Cluster Group Meeting, 2015, Great Eastern Life Assurance

Awards & Recognition

  • Pemeriksa Peperiksaan Bersama Sarjana Surgeri (Oftalmologi), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2014, (University)
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Penang Chinese Girls’ High School Alumni Selangor, 2014, (Private)
  • World Sight Day 2014, Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur & Focus Point, 2014, (International)
  • Social Committee for 3rd Conjoint UM-Ukm-Usm-Kkm Ophthalmology Congress, Department of Ophthalmology, UM, 2013, (National)
  • First Prize for Audit Competition, Mid-Kent Healthcare Trust, Uk, 1995, (National)
  • Second Prize for Best Poster Presentation for Ophthalmic Registrars, Royal Society of Medicine, London, 1995, (National)