Lee Wing Kit Advanced Ophthalmic Training and Education Centre

The Lee Wing Kit Advanced Ophthalmic Training and Education Centre (AOTEC) is established on a generous donation from Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ting Chang Lee, and named in memory of Mr. Lee Wing Kit, and with support from the University Grants Committee, the Food and Health Bureau of the Government of the HKSAR and the Hospital Authority.

Located on the 4th floor of the Hong Kong Eye Hospital and with an area of approximately 1,100 sq. m., AOTEC is equipped with state-of-the-art training and education facilities to provide training and education in Ophthalmic and Visual Sciences to undergraduate medical students, post-graduate medical doctors, research students and various healthcare professionals in all phases of their training.  Internationally renowned faculty members and specialists in all the major sub-specialties in Ophthalmology are firmly committed to provide well-rounded and top-notch ophthalmic continuing medical education in a regular basis.

Over 100 renowned international, regional and local ophthalmologists, scientists and healthcare professionals from Universities, Research Institutes, Hospital Authority and Private Practice have dedicated to providing training and education at AOTEC.

Over 300 ophthalmologists, ophthalmic nurses and allied health professionals have received training at AOTEC.

We collaborate with The Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO), College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong (COHK), Hong Kong Hospital Authority (HA) and The Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society (HKOS) to provide top-notch perennial Ophthalmic education and training.

Our Collaborators

  • Alcon Hong Kong, Limited
  • Allergan Hong Kong Limited
  • Bausch & Lomb HK Ltd.
  • Bayer HealthCare Limited
  • Carl Zeiss Far East, Co., Ltd.
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals HK Limited
  • Nuovo Bright Limited
  • Skyview Optical Co. Ltd.

Virtual Reality Laboratory for surgical training 
Virtual Reality Laboratory allows simulations of special surgical environments that are not available through traditional wet laboratory training, providing valuable learning and practising opportunity on complex physiological, pathological and procedural concepts. Learners are able to understand the complex parts of eye anatomy and diseases through repetitive virtual operative trainings.

The Telemedicine Centre 
State-of-the-art teleconferencing technologies are available in The Telemedicine Centre for students and eye doctors to participate in joint educational programmes with major international eye institutes, facilitating discussions of ophthalmic cases and evidence-based practice of ophthalmology.

Advanced Ophthalmic Investigation & Diagnosis 
AOTEC provides one-stop advanced diagnostic trainings with advanced and mostly non-invasive technologies, including optical coherence tomography, high resolution photography, multifocal electroretinography for anterior segment especially the cornea, posterior segment including vitreous, retinal and macular diseases and glaucoma.