Prof. Carly Lam

Professor Carly Lam, Professor and Interim Head of School of Optometry, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Carly has a long-standing research interest in myopia and published over 50 papers on this topic. Carly received the OPO Bernard Gilmartin Award from the College of Optometrists for Research Excellence in 2015.

Currently Carly serves as a member of the Grant Review Board of the Research Council of the Food and Health Bureau of HKSAR and have served as a member of the Supplementary Medical Professions Council in Hong Kong, and a member of the Optometrists Board of Hong Kong. She has served in the Asia Pacific Council of Optometry in various roles for more than 10 years.

She is a Member of the College of Optometrists (UK) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometrists. She is the honorary advisor of The Hong Kong Society of Professional Optometrists, and an Honorary Member of The Association of Private Practice Optometrists.