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Dr Farah Nur Ilyana Mohd Ibrahim

Dr Farah Nur Ilyana Mohd Ibrahim

MB BCh BAO, M Med(Ophth), FRCOphth, FAMS

Associate Consultant

Clinical Appointments

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

Academic Appointments

  • Programme Lead, Optometry Training, Singapore National Eye Centre
  • Clinical Instructor SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Farah graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She completed her Ophthalmology residency training in Singapore and was appointed as Lead Resident of SNEC Ophthalmology Residency Programme in 2021, and Head of Welfare & IT, Residents Committee in 2019. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth), and received a Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology (M Med) in 2020. As a keen educator, she is passionate in teaching medical students, junior residents and nurses. She was recognised for her efforts and was appointed as SingHealth Associate in Education and Programme Lead, Optometry Training, as well as Clinical Instructor in SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme (EYE ACP).

Dr Farah is currently pursuing her subspecialty in Medical Retina. Her research interests include age related macular degeneration (AMD) and polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV), two very important blinding conditions in Singapore. She is actively involved in clinical trials for these conditions as a co-investigator.


  • ​FAMS (2022)
  • M Med(Ophth) (2020)
  • FRCOphth (2020)
  • MB BCh BAO (2009)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Member, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (2022 – present)
  • Member-in-training, International Retinal Imaging Society (2022 – present)


  • ​APAO - MSO Travel Grant Award (2023)
  • Outstanding Resident Award (2022)
  • Singhealth Associate in Education (2022)
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards - Silver (2022)
  • Golden Apple Awards - Programme Excellence Award (Duke-NUS SNEC Basic Certificate for Ophthalmic Assistant and Technician) (2021)

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  1. Review on the Safety and Efficacy of Brolucizumab for Neovascular Age Related Macular Degeneration from Major Studies and Real-World Data. Radke N, Mohamed S, Brown R, Ibrahim I, Chhablani J, Amin SV, Tsang CW, Brelen M, Raichand NS, Fan D, Zhang S, Guy CLJ, Cheung GCM, Hariprasad S, Das TP, Lam DSC. Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Mar/Apr 2023
  2. Efficacy of Modified Amnion-Assisted Conjunctival Epithelial Redirection (ACER) for Partial Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Sang Beom Han, Farah Nur Ilyana Mohd Ibrahim, Yu-Chi Liu, Jodhbir S Mehta. Medicina 2021, 57(4), 369;
  3. Ethnic variation in medial orbital wall anatomy and its implications for decompression surgery.  Minhui Amy Chan, Farah Ibrahim, Arjunan Kumaran, Kailing Yong, Anita Sook See Chan and Sunny Shen. BMC Ophthalmology (2021) 21:290
  4. Effect of valproic acid on functional bleb morphology in a rabbit model of minimally invasive surgery. Zhu Li Yap, Li-Fong Seet, Stephanie WL Chu, Li Zhen Toh, Farah Ibrahim, Tina T Wong. British Journal of Ophthalmology. Published Online First: 15 July 2021. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2020-318691
  5. Development and Validation of a Deep Learning System for Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Diseases Using Retinal Images From Multiethnic Populations with Diabetes. Daniel Shu Wei Ting, MD, PhD; Carol Yim-Lui Cheung, PhD; Gilbert Lim, PhD; Gavin Siew Wei Tan, FRCSEd; Nguyen D. Quang, BEng; Alfred Gan, MSc; Haslina Hamzah, BSc; Renata Garcia-Franco, MD; Ian Yew San Yeo, FRCSEd; Shu Yen Lee, FRCSEd; Edmund Yick Mun Wong, FRCSEd; Charumathi Sabanayagam, MD, PhD; Mani Baskaran, MD, PhD; Farah Ibrahim, MB, BCh, BAO; Ngiap Chuan Tan, MCI, FAMS; Eric A. Finkelstein, MHA, PhD; Ecosse L. Lamoureux, PhD; Ian Y. Wong, FRCOph; Neil M. Bressler, MD; Sobha Sivaprasad, FRCOph; Rohit Varma, MD, MPH; Jost B. Jonas, MD, PhD; Ming Guang He, MD, PhD; Ching-Yu Cheng, MD, PhD; Gemmy Chui Ming Cheung, FRCOph; Tin Aung, MD, PhD; Wynne Hsu, PhD; Mong Li Lee, PhD; Tien Yin Wong, MD, PhD.  JAMA. 2017;318(22):2211-2223. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18152 
  6. Should Aquaporin-4 antibody test be performed in all patients with isolated optic neuritis? Siantar, Rosalynn G. MBBS, MMed, FRCOphth, FAMS; Ibrahim, Farah N.I. MBBS, MMed; Htoon, Hla M. BDS, PhD; Tow, Sharon L.C. MBBS, FRCS(Ed), FAMS; Goh, Kong Yong MBBS, MMed, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, FAMS; Loo, Jing Liang MBBS, MMed, FRCS(Ed), FAMS; Lim, Su Ann MBBS, MMed, FRCS(Ed); Milea, Dan MD, PhD; Tien, Melissa C.H. MBBS, MMed, FAMS; Chen, Zhiyong MBBS, MRCP, MMed; Yeo, Tianrong MBBS, MRCP, MMed, FAMS, MCI; Chai, Josiah Y.H. MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, FAMS; Singhal, Shweta MBBS, MMed, FRCOphth, FAMS, PhD; Chin, Chee Fang MBChB, MMed, MRCS(Ed), FRCS(Ed), FAMS; Tan, Kevin BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP, FAMS, MS-HPEd. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology: December 2022 - Volume 42 - Issue 4 - p 454-461 doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000001573

Research Trials

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