Dr Terrence Ong


Dr Terrence Ong is an ophthalmologist who specialises in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the anterior segment of the eye including cataract surgery, corneal transplants, laser refractive surgery and pterygium surgery.

Dr Ong obtained his medical degree from The University of Melbourne and was included in the Dean’s Honours List. He subsequently completed his specialist training in ophthalmology at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

He then completed post fellowship training in Cataract, Corneal and Refractive surgery, initially in Cambridge (UK), and following that at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London (UK).

Currently, Dr Ong is a consultant ophthalmologist for the Corneal Clinic at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, where he is involved with registrar teaching and also training of international ophthalmology trainees. He was on the Board of Examiners of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.

Dr Ong also gives lectures to undergraduate Optometry students at the University of Melbourne.

He has given presentations at scientific conferences in Australia and overseas, and has also published in scientific journals. He is a member of the Australia and New Zealand Cornea Society.

Dr Ong is actively involved in overseas volunteer aid work and regularly visits Tonga where he is part of a team that provides eye care and performs cataract and pterygium surgeries.

In his spare time, he enjoys fly fishing and wine making. Recent fatherhood has also reduced his time fly fishing…..

Dr Jwu Jin Khong

Dr Jwu Jin Khong


Dr Jwu Jin Khong is an ophthalmic surgeon who specializes in oculoplastic and cataract surgery. She is a clinician-scientist who enjoys patient care, research and teaching. She is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear and the Austin Hospital. She is also a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne.

Dr Khong graduated from the University of Melbourne Medical School in 2001 (Proxime Accessit Prize in Surgery). She continued her ophthalmic training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia. Following that she undertook a comprehensive Oculoplastics Fellowship at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. 

Dr Khong has a special interest in thyroid eye disease and she won the inaugural Dermot Roden Prize for her research in differential gene expression profiling in thyroid eye disease at the RANZCO scientific congress. She has undertaken a PhD in the genetic study of thyroid eye disease.

JJ teaches postgraduate medical students in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course and she tutors ophthalmology registrars in the Victorian ophthalmology training program.

Her professional Memberships include Fellow of the Royal Australian New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons, Member of the International Thyroid Eye Disease Society and International Member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

JJ is also multilingual and speaks Mandarin and Cantonese fluently.

In her free time JJ enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and playing the piano.