Development



Professor LEUNG Kai Shun, Christopher

Development – Assistant Dean

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Development – Assistant Dean

Professor LEUNG Kai Shun, Christopher

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information
Office : 3943 5846
Email : cksleung@cuhk.edu.hk


School / Department / Institute / Centre / Unit
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Expertise
Diagnostic imaging
Optical coherence tomography
Glaucoma

Education & Professional Qualification
2008 Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Ophthalmology)
2008 Fellow of the College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
2006 Doctor of Medicine (CUHK)
2000 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (CUHK)
1997 Master of Science (Imperial College London)
1996 Bachelor of Medical Science (CUHK)

Research Interests
Novel diagnostic technologies for detection and monitoring of glaucoma
Biology of retinal ganglion cell and retinal nerve fiber layer
Development of neuroprotective and neuroregenerative therapies

Additional Information
Awards and Honors
American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Achievement Award (2015)
Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Distinguished Service Award (2014)
American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award (2012)
Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society Young Investigator Award (2012)
World Glaucoma Congress Science Award (2011)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Clinician-Scientist Research Award (2010)
Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Nakajima Award (2010)
Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award (2010)
Asia Pacific Joint Glaucoma Congress Young Scientist Award (2010)
World Glaucoma Congress Science Award (2009)
American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award (2008)

Editorial Board
Section Editor of British Journal of Ophthalmology
Editorial Board Member of Translational Vision Science & Technology
Editorial Board Member of Journal of Glaucoma
Selected Publications
 
  1. Hou HW, Lin C, Leung CK. Integrating Macular Ganglion Cell Inner Plexiform Layer and Parapapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Measurements to Detect Glaucoma Progression. Ophthalmology. 2018;125:822-831.
  2. Yu M, Lin C, Weinreb RN, Lai G, Chiu V, Leung CK. Risk of Visual Field Progression in Glaucoma Patients with Progressive Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thinning: A 5-Year Prospective Study. Ophthalmology. 2016;123:1201-10.
  3. Wu Z, Xu G, Weinreb RN, Yu M, Leung CK. Optic Nerve Head Deformation in Glaucoma: A Prospective Analysis of Optic Nerve Head Surface and Lamina Cribrosa Surface Displacement. Ophthalmology. 2015;122:1317-29.
  4. Xu G, Weinreb RN, Leung CK. Optic Nerve Head Deformation in Glaucoma: The Temporal Relationship between Optic Nerve Head Surface Depression and Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thinning. Ophthalmology 2014;121:2362-70.
  5. Leung CK, Ye C, Weinreb RN, Yu M, Lai G, Lam DS. Impact of Age-related Change of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer and Macular Thicknesses on Evaluation of Glaucoma Progression. Ophthalmology. 2013;120:2485-92.
  6. Xu G, Weinreb RN, Leung CK. Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Progression in Glaucoma: A Comparison between Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness and Retardance. Ophthalmology. 2013;120:2493-500.
  7. Mak H, Xu G, Leung CK. Imaging the Iris with Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography – Relationship between Iris Volume and Primary Angle Closure. Ophthalmology. 2013; 120:2517-24.
  8. Leung CK, Yu M, Weinreb RN, Liu S, Ye C, Lam DS. Retinal nerve fiber layer imaging with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography: a prospective analysis on age-related loss. Ophthalmology. 2012;119:731-7.
  9. Leung CK, Yu M, Weinreb RN, Lai G, Xu G, Lam DS. Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Imaging with Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography: Patterns of RNFL Progression. Ophthalmology. 2012; 119:1858-66.
  10. Leung CK, Weinreb RN, Li ZW, Liu S, Lindsey JD, Choi N, Liu L, Cheung CY, Ye C, Qui K, Chen LJ, Yung WH, Crowston JG, Pu M, So KF, Pang CP, Lam DS. Long-term In vivo Imaging and Measurement of Dendritic Shrinkage of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011;52:1539-47.
PhD programs in ophthalmology and visual sciences
Mentorship program for Global Physician Leadership Stream