Language spoken: English, Mandarin
Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Singapore National Eye Centre
11 Third Hospital Ave
Mondays to Fridays: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am to 12.30pm
(Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)
Tel: 6227 7255
Dr Livia Teo is a Consultant in the Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic Departments at SNEC. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Duke- NUS Medical School and a member of the Core Faculty with the Residency Programme (Ophthalmology), SingHealth, where she is involved in planning medical student and resident teaching. She serves as Co-Head of the Ophthalmic Investigations Service, as well as serving as the Department Representative in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. She was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence in 2016 and the Singapore Health Quality Service Star Award (2017).
Dr Livia Teo graduated from The National University of Singapore on the Dean’s List and was awarded the Mekie Surgery and Dermatology book prizes. She obtained her Fellowships from The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and Academy of Medicine (Singapore). In the latter, she was awarded the Gold Medal for Oculoplastic & Adnexal Disease, and Cornea & Refractive Surgery.
Dr Livia completed her training in Oculoplastics in Singapore and was awarded the Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Manpower Development Plan postgraduate scholarship in 2014 to pursue further training overseas. She was a fellow at Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston and at Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Healthcare System in Seoul, South Korea. She has a special interest in paediatric and adult ptosis and related eyelid conditions, ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face and orbits, and lacrimal surgery. As part of the General Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department, Dr Livia also practices general ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery.