Dr Colin Chan

MBBS(Hons) FRANZCO
Clinical Senior Lecturer
Clinical Ophthalmology &
Eye Health, Central Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 94249999
Fax 9424 9944

Website Vision Eye Institute
Dr Colin Chan
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Biographical details

Dr. Colin Chan is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Discipline of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney. He consults in private practice at Vision Eye Institute Chatswood where he specialises in laser vision correction, laser cataract surgery and corneal surgery. Dr. Colin Chan is passionate about medical education and is a recipient of the Asia Pacific Academy Achievement Award for teaching and scientific contributions. Please visit his website if you wish to find out more about Dr. Colin Chan.

Research interests

Laser eye surgery and Laser cataract surgery, Corneal disease, Dry eye, Keratoconus, Medical Education

Teaching and supervision

Dr. Colin Chan is a Unit Director for the Cataract and Refractive Surgery Diploma at the University of Sydney. He also teaches medical students and is also a trainee supervisor for ophthalmology registrars. He also has teaching committments at other universities. More details can be found on his website.

Current projects

  • Co-investigator: Non-autologous serum for treatment for dry eye. Red Cross Australia

Associations

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Faculty Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member of International Society of Refractive Surgeons
  • Member of USA Cornea Society
  • Member of The Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE)

Awards and honours

  • Achievement Award for scientific contributions: Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology APAO 2015
  • Leadership Development Program graduate: Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology APAO 2011-2012
  • Best paper of Session: American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons ASCRS 2007
  • Best paper of Session: American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons ASCRS 2006
  • Young Investigator award: Neuro-ophthalmology Society of Australia (NOSA) 2003
  • Medical School awards:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery First Class Honours 1997
  • Dean’s Honours List 1993
  • Australian College for Emergency Medicine Prize 1992
  • Secondary School (Xavier College) awards:
  • Australian Student Prize
  • Premier’s award for excellence (top 100 in state)
  • Dux of the school
  • Staff Prize for excellence/May Memorial prize

Keywords

Ophthalmology

Clinical Specialty

Ophthalmology

Selected publications

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Books

  • Chan, C. (2015). Dry Eye - A Practical Approach. Germany: Springer Verlag. [More Information]

Journals

  • Tong, J., Viswanathan, D., Hodge, C., Sutton, G., Chan, C., Males, J. (2017). Corneal collagen crosslinking for post-lasik ectasia: An australian study. Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 6(3), 228-232. [More Information]
  • Hodge, C., Chan, C., Sutton, G. (2014). Investigation of Keratoconus in An Australian Refractive Population. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 42(8), 796-798. [More Information]
  • Hodge, C., Chan, C., Bali, S., Sutton, G. (2013). A review of corneal melting following kerato-refractive surgery. Clinical & Experimental Optometry, 96(1), 14-19. [More Information]
  • Roberts, T., Lawless, M., Chan, C., Jacobs, M., Ng, D., Bali, S., Hodge, C., Sutton, G. (2013). Femtosecond laser cataract surgery: technology and clinical practice. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 41(2), 180-186. [More Information]
  • Hodge, C., Jindal Bali, S., Lawless, M., Chan, C., Roberts, T., Ng, D., Chen, S., Hughes, P., Sutton, G. (2012). Femtosecond cataract surgery: A review of current literature and the experience from an initial installation. Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, 26(1), 73-78. [More Information]
  • Jindal Bali, S., Chan, C., Hodge, C., Sutton, G. (2012). Intracorneal Ring Segment Reimplantation in Keratectasia. Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 1(6), 327-330. [More Information]
  • Lawless, M., Bali, S., Hodge, C., Roberts, T., Chan, C., Sutton, G. (2012). Outcomes of femtosecond laser cataract surgery with a diffractive multifocal intraocular lens. Journal of Refractive Surgery, 28(12), 859-864. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Hodge, C., Sutton, G. (2010). External analysis of the Randleman Ectasia Risk Factor Score System: a review of 36 cases of post LASIK ectasia. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 38(4), 335-340. [More Information]
  • Boxer Wachler, B., Pinelli, R., Ertan, A., Chan, C. (2010). Safety and efficacy of transepithelial crosslinking (C3-R/CXL). Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 36(1), 186-8; author reply 188-9. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Boxer Wachler, B. (2008). A comparison of CustomCornea myopia algorithms for wavefront-guided laser in situ keratomileusis. Archives of Ophthalmology, 126(8), 1067-1070. [More Information]
  • Zammitt, A., Chan, C., Boxer Wachler, B. (2008). Effect of epithelial debridement in corneal collagen crosslinking therapy in porcine and human eyes. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 34(11), 1815-6; author reply 1816. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Boxer Walcher, B. (2007). Comparison of the effects of LASIK retreatment techniques on epithelial ingrowth rates. Ophthalmology, 114(4), 640-642. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Wachler, B. (2007). Reduced best spectacle-corrected visual acuity from inserting a thicker Intacs above and thinner Intacs below in keratoconus. Journal of Refractive Surgery, 23(1), 93-5. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Boxer Walcher, B. (2006). Centration analysis of ablation over the coaxial corneal light reflex for hyperopic LASIK. Journal of Refractive Surgery, 22(5), 467-471. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Leung, H., O'Donnell, B., Assad, N., Ng, P. (2006). Intraconal superior ophthalmic vein embolisation for carotid cavernous fistula. Orbit: the international journal on orbital disorders, oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery, 25(1), 31-4. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Moshegov, C. (2005). Amadeus microkeratome: experience with the first 2000 cases and lessons learned. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 33(4), 356-359. [More Information]

2017

  • Tong, J., Viswanathan, D., Hodge, C., Sutton, G., Chan, C., Males, J. (2017). Corneal collagen crosslinking for post-lasik ectasia: An australian study. Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 6(3), 228-232. [More Information]

2015

  • Chan, C. (2015). Dry Eye - A Practical Approach. Germany: Springer Verlag. [More Information]

2014

  • Hodge, C., Chan, C., Sutton, G. (2014). Investigation of Keratoconus in An Australian Refractive Population. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 42(8), 796-798. [More Information]

2013

  • Hodge, C., Chan, C., Bali, S., Sutton, G. (2013). A review of corneal melting following kerato-refractive surgery. Clinical & Experimental Optometry, 96(1), 14-19. [More Information]
  • Roberts, T., Lawless, M., Chan, C., Jacobs, M., Ng, D., Bali, S., Hodge, C., Sutton, G. (2013). Femtosecond laser cataract surgery: technology and clinical practice. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 41(2), 180-186. [More Information]

2012

  • Hodge, C., Jindal Bali, S., Lawless, M., Chan, C., Roberts, T., Ng, D., Chen, S., Hughes, P., Sutton, G. (2012). Femtosecond cataract surgery: A review of current literature and the experience from an initial installation. Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, 26(1), 73-78. [More Information]
  • Jindal Bali, S., Chan, C., Hodge, C., Sutton, G. (2012). Intracorneal Ring Segment Reimplantation in Keratectasia. Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 1(6), 327-330. [More Information]
  • Lawless, M., Bali, S., Hodge, C., Roberts, T., Chan, C., Sutton, G. (2012). Outcomes of femtosecond laser cataract surgery with a diffractive multifocal intraocular lens. Journal of Refractive Surgery, 28(12), 859-864. [More Information]

2010

  • Chan, C., Hodge, C., Sutton, G. (2010). External analysis of the Randleman Ectasia Risk Factor Score System: a review of 36 cases of post LASIK ectasia. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 38(4), 335-340. [More Information]
  • Boxer Wachler, B., Pinelli, R., Ertan, A., Chan, C. (2010). Safety and efficacy of transepithelial crosslinking (C3-R/CXL). Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 36(1), 186-8; author reply 188-9. [More Information]

2008

  • Chan, C., Boxer Wachler, B. (2008). A comparison of CustomCornea myopia algorithms for wavefront-guided laser in situ keratomileusis. Archives of Ophthalmology, 126(8), 1067-1070. [More Information]
  • Zammitt, A., Chan, C., Boxer Wachler, B. (2008). Effect of epithelial debridement in corneal collagen crosslinking therapy in porcine and human eyes. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 34(11), 1815-6; author reply 1816. [More Information]

2007

  • Chan, C., Boxer Walcher, B. (2007). Comparison of the effects of LASIK retreatment techniques on epithelial ingrowth rates. Ophthalmology, 114(4), 640-642. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Wachler, B. (2007). Reduced best spectacle-corrected visual acuity from inserting a thicker Intacs above and thinner Intacs below in keratoconus. Journal of Refractive Surgery, 23(1), 93-5. [More Information]

2006

  • Chan, C., Boxer Walcher, B. (2006). Centration analysis of ablation over the coaxial corneal light reflex for hyperopic LASIK. Journal of Refractive Surgery, 22(5), 467-471. [More Information]
  • Chan, C., Leung, H., O'Donnell, B., Assad, N., Ng, P. (2006). Intraconal superior ophthalmic vein embolisation for carotid cavernous fistula. Orbit: the international journal on orbital disorders, oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery, 25(1), 31-4. [More Information]

2005

  • Chan, C., Moshegov, C. (2005). Amadeus microkeratome: experience with the first 2000 cases and lessons learned. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 33(4), 356-359. [More Information]

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