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Dr Sun Christopher

Dr Sun Christopher

​​​MBBS, M Med(Ophth), FRCOphth, FAMS

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre


Dr Christopher Sun is an Associate Consultant with the Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Western Australia in 2015 and subsequently completed his Ophthalmology residency at the Singapore National Eye Centre in 2023. He was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologist UK in the same year. He is also sub-specialty fellow with the Medical Retina Department, under the Advanced Clinical Specialist Program. His interest in retina started early on in his residency with first author publications on different retinal diseases. 

In addition to his clinical work, he served as the Deputy Lead and Lead Resident in 2021 and 2022 respectively. Dr Sun is also an avid Clinician Educator and has been actively involved in teaching medical students throughout his residency though didactic sessions, clinical sessions as well as authoring online e-learning modules.  As recognition of his commitment, he received the NUS YLL MedACE 2022 Junior Doctor teaching award.

His current practice includes the management of general ophthalmology conditions such as cataracts, and retinal conditions such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.


  • ​​FAMS (2023)
  • FRCOphth (2023)
  • M Med(Ophth) (2021)
  • MBBS (2015)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (2023 – present)
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth), United Kingdom (2022 – present)


  • SingHealth Quality Service Award, Gold (2024)
  • SingHealth Quality Service Award, Silver (2022)
  • NUS YLL MedACE Junior Doctor Teaching Award (2022)

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  1. Teo KYC, Vyas C, Sun C, Cheong KX, Chakravarthy U. Five-year incidence of Fellow Eye Neovascular Involvement in Age-related Macular Degeneration and Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy in an Asian Population. Retina. 2023 Feb 1;43(2):294-302
  2. Teo ZL, Sun CZ, Chong CCY, Tham YC, Takahashi K, Majithia S, Teo CL, Rim TH, Chua J, Schmetterer L, Cheung CMG, Wong TY, Cheng CY, Tan ACS. Normative Data and Associations of OCT Angiography Measurements of the Macula: The Singapore Malay Eye Study. Ophthalmol Retina. 2022 Nov;6(11):1080-1088.
  3. Vyas CH, Lott PW, Gunatheesan R, Sim SS, Sun CZ, Teo KYC, Cheung CMG. Infographic: Everest II study "Which is superior? Combination therapy or monotherapy for polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) treatment". Eye (Lond). 2022 Jun;36(6):1140-1141.
  4. Sim SS, Vyas CH, Gunatheesan R, Lott PW, Sun CZ, Teo KYC, Cheung CMG. Infographic: "Planet Trial: Intravitreal aflibercept monotherapy for polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV)". Eye (Lond). 2022 Jun;36(6):1142
  5. Sun, C.Z., Sim, S.S.K.P., Vyas, C.H. et al. Infographic: non-ICGA imaging for polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) – Asia-Pacific Ocular Imaging Society PCV workgroup report 1 & 2. Eye 36, 1143 (2022)
  6. Sun CZ, Ting DSW (2021).Other Conditions of the Retina and Chorid: Vitreomacular Adhesion and Vitreomacular Traction. Fekrat S (Eds.) All About Your Eyes (2nd edition, pg 102). Duke University Press
  7. Sun C, Ladores C, Hong J, Nguyen DQ, Chua J, Ting D, Schmetterer L, Wong TY, Cheng CY, Tan ACS. Systemic hypertension associated retinal microvascular changes can be detected with optical coherence tomography angiography. Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 12;10(1):9580
  8. Najjar RP, Sharma S, Atalay E, Rukmini AV, Sun C, Lock JZ, Baskaran M, Perera SA, Husain R, Lamoureux E, Gooley JJ, Aung T, Milea D. Pupillary Responses to Full-Field Chromatic Stimuli Are Reduced in Patients with Early-Stage Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma. Ophthalmology. 2018 Sep;125(9):1362-1371

Research Trials

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