Pao So Kok Macular Disease Treatment & Research Centre
Established in 2016 as one of the essential treatment and research facilities of the CUHK Eye Centre, the Pao So Kok Macular Disease Treatment and Research Centre (MDTRC) aims to strengthen research and education on detection and treatment of macular diseases. The overall goal of the MDTRC is to develop and enhance the diagnostic capabilities of counter-fighting the sinister and important macular diseases like Age-related Macular Degeneration disease (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) and Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). The Pao So Kok Macular Disease Treatment and Research Centre was established with a generous donation by Mrs Chang Pao So Kok.
Thanks to a very generous donation by Mr. Chang Bei Ming and Mrs. Chang Pao So Kok, the Pao So Kok Macular Disease Treatment and Research Centre is established in 2016 as a core facility within the CUHK Eye Centre. The Centre aims to provide state-of-the-art detection and treatments for macular diseases, and to significantly strengthen our clinical and laboratory research on macular diseases. It will also be a vital part of our training and education of doctors and the public on macular diseases.
The Centre provides diagnostic and treatment expertise for common and important macular diseases, such as Age-related Macular Degeneration disease (AMD), Diabetic Macular Edema (DME), Retinal Vein Occlusions (RVO), and Macular Dystrophies.