Dr Elaine Chong is a corneal & retinal dual-fellowship trained Consultant Ophthalmologist. She works in the corneal & retinal units at the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital (RVEEH) and Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), where she is the training supervisor.
Dr Chong completed sub-specialty fellowship training in Medical Retina at the RVEEH, and Corneal, Cataract & Refractive Surgery at the Singapore National Eye Centre. Dr Chong was awarded the Gold Medal for Excellence at the RANZCO Advanced Clinical Exams in 2011 and has received various international awards for her work in corneal & retinal research. Dr Chong holds a PhD and Masters of Epidemiology from the University of Melbourne. She is a senior research fellow at the Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, section editor of the Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology journal, in the RANZCO Victorian Branch committee and Australia & New Zealand Cornea Society executive committee.
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Evaluation of Total Donor Endothelial Viability After Endothelium-Inward Versus Endothelium-Outward Loading and Insertion in Descemet Membrane Endothelial KeratoplastyRead more
Elaine Chong's selected work
A systematic review: Current trends and take rates of cultured epithelial autografts in th..
Tolerating Subretinal Fluid in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treated with R..
Displaying the 39 most recent scholarly works by Elaine Chong.
Evaluation of Total Donor Endothelial Viability After Endothelium-Inward Versus Endothelium-Outward Loading and Insertion in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty
Elaine W Chong, Francisco Bandeira, Prema Finn, Jodhbir S Mehta, Elsie Chan
Journal article | 2020 | Cornea
PURPOSE: This study compares endothelial cell density (ECD) and viability between 2 different techniques used to prepare and inser..
A systematic review: Current trends and take rates of cultured epithelial autografts in the treatment of patients with burn injuries.
Cheng H Lo, Elaine Chong, Shiva Akbarzadeh, Wendy A Brown, Heather Cleland
Journal article | 2019 | Wound Repair and Regeneration
Several issues persist in clinical translation and application of cultured epithelial autografts during treatment of patients with..
Tolerating Subretinal Fluid in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treated with Ranibizumab Using a Treat-and-Extend Regimen FLUID Study 24-Month Results
Robyn H Guymer, Caroline M Markey, Ian L McAllister, Mark C Gillies, Alex P Hunyor, Jennifer J Arnold
Journal article | 2019 | Ophthalmology
Assessment of macular and retinal nerve fiber layer thicknesses in patients with keratoconus using optical coherence tomography (OCT) and an adjunctive contact lens
Elena Zhu, Laura Elizabeth Downie, Allison M McKendrick, Elaine W Chong, Robert Charles Andrew Symons
Conference Proceedings | 2018 | INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration: Comparison of Age-related Macular Degeneration Treatments Trials 5year outcomes and implication for clinical practice
Elaine W Chong, Salmaan H Al-Qureshi
Journal article | 2017 | Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology
Age Related Macular Degeneration and Total Hip Replacement Due to Osteoarthritis or Fracture: Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
Elaine W Chong, Yuanyuan Wang, Liubov D Robman, Khin Zaw Aung, Galina A Makeyeva, Graham G Giles, Stephen Graves, Flavia M Cicuttini, Robyn H Guymer
Journal article | 2015 | PLOS ONE
Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Ethnically Diverse Australia: Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
Liubov D Robman, Fakir MA Islam, Elaine WT Chong, Madeleine KM Adams, Julie A Simpson, Khin Zaw Aung, Galina A Makeyeva, John L Hopper, Dallas R English, Graham G Giles, Paul N Baird, Robyn H Guymer
Journal article | 2015 | Ophthalmic Epidemiology
Dietary Patterns and Their Associations with Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fakir M Amirul Islam, Elaine W Chong, Allison M Hodge, Robyn H Guymer, Khin Zaw Aung, Galina A Makeyeva, Paul N Baird, John L Hopper, Dallas R English, Graham G Giles, Liubov D Robman
Journal article | 2014 | Ophthalmology
Data-Driven Pattern Analysis of Dietary Items in Relation to Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Amirul Islam, Elaine Chong, Allison Hodge, Robyn Guymer, Khin Zaw Aung, Galina Makeyeva, Dallas English, Graham Giles, Paul Baird, Liubov Robman
Conference Proceedings | 2013 | INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE
THE PREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS OF EPIRETINAL MEMBRANES The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
Khin Z Aung, Galina Makeyeva, Madeleine K Adams, Elaine W-T Chong, Lucy Busija, Graham G Giles, Dallas R English, John Hopper, Paul N Baird, Robyn H Guymer, Liubov D Robman
Journal article | 2013 | Retina: the journal of retinal and vitreous diseases
20/20-Alcohol and Age-related Macular Degeneration: The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
Madeleine KM Adams, Elaine W Chong, Elizabeth Williamson, Khin Zaw Aung, Galina A Makeyeva, Graham G Giles, Dallas R English, John Hopper, Robyn H Guymer, Paul N Baird, Liubov D Robman, Julie A Simpson
Journal article | 2012 | American Journal of Epidemiology
Prevalence and causes of low vision and blindness in an urban Malay population - The Singapore Malay Eye Study
Tien Yin Wong, Elaine W Chong, Wan-Ling Wong, Mohamad Rosman, Tin Aung, Jing-Liang Loo, Sunny Shen, Seng-Chee Loon, Donald TH Tan, E Shyong Tai, Seang-Mei Saw
Journal article | 2008 | Archives of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology Eye And Ear Hospital
Doctorate of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
University of Melbourne
Masters of Epidemiology
University of Melbourne