Prof. Carly Lam

Prof. Carly Lam, President

Professor Carly Lam, Professor of the School of Optometry, at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Professor Lam has spent most of her teaching and research career at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She has a long-standing passion in myopia research. She received the OPO Bernard Gilmartin Award from the College of Optometrists in UK for Research Excellence in 2015 and her team has also received the Grand Prix award at the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva in 2018 and the SILMO d’Or Award (Vision) in 2020 with their invention “Defocus Incorporated Multiple Segments (DIMS) spectacle lens”.

She is a Member of the College of Optometrists (UK) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometrists. She has served in the Asia Pacific Council of Optometry (APCO) and World Council of Optometry (WCO) in various roles for more than 10 years. She is currently the President of APCO, and a member of Education Committee and Board of Director of WCO.