About Mr Lam


Mr Lam has published 2 books chapters in ophthalmology and more than 30 peer review scientific publications including a Cochrane review. He has won a number of prizes and awards for his research work through the years and he continues to be actively involved in research.

Mr Lam regularly presenting his work at international conferences including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the World Cornea Congress.

In addition, he continues to teach and train other ophthalmologists in eye surgery through wet-lab courses at various international conferences.



1. Dapena I, Liarakos VS, Baydoun L, Ciechanowski P, Livny E and Lam FC. 2014. ‘No touch’ DMEK surgical technique. In: Melles G and Dapena I. How to get started with standardized ‘no-touch’ Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Rotterdam: NIIOS, pp 45-82


2. Dapena I, Droutsas K, Lam FC and Bruinsma M. Clinical approach to future therapies in endothelial disease. In: Melles G and Dapena I. How to get started with standardized ‘no-touch’ Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Rotterdam: NIIOS, pp 149-50.



34. Graft preparation for hemi-Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (hemi-DMEK)

      Lie JT, Lam FC, Groeneveld-van Beek EA, van der Wees J, Melles GR.

      Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Oct. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26508780


33. Macular grid laser photocoagulation for branch retinal vein occlusion

      Lam FC, Chia SN, Lee RM.

      Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 May 11;5: CD008732. PMID: 25961835


32. One year outcome of Hemi-Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty

      Lam FC, Baydoun L, Satué M, Dirisamer M, Ham L, Melles GRJ

      Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol – In press


31. Patients with Fuchs and cataract undergoing Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty and phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implant: Staged versus combined procedure outcomes.

      Sykakis E, Lam FC, Georgoudis P, Hamada S, Lake D.

      Journal of Ophthalmology – In press.


30. Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy: current treatment recommendations and new experimental surgical options.

      López EF, Lam FC, Bruinsma M, Baydoun L, Dapena I, Melles GRJ

      Expert Review of Ophthalmology – In press


29. Day-before versus same-day Eye Bank provided pre-cut tissue for DSAEK - A prospective audit of outcomes in a UK tertiary referral centre.

      Georgoudis P, Sykakis E, Lam FC, Jordan N, Kettley E, Hamada S, Lake D.

      Eye – In press


28. Corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus or corneal ectasia without epithelial debridement

      Lake D, Hirji N, Sykakis E, Lam FC, Petrarca R, Hamada S

      Eye – In press


27. Hemi-DMEK transplantation – a novel method for increasing the pool of endothelial graft tissue.

      Lam FC, Baydoun L, Dirisamer M, Lie J, Dapena I, Melles GRJ.

      JAMA Ophthalmology. 2014;132(12):1469-73. PMID: 25211529


26. Descemet membrane endothelial transfer

      Lam FC, Bruinsma M, Melles GR.

      Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 2014;25(4):353-7. PMID: 24807063


25. Sterile keratitis after combined riboflavin-UVA corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus

      Lam FC, Georgoudis P, Nanavaty MA, Khan SH, Lake DB.

      Eye. 2014;28(11):1297-303. PMID: 25104740


24. Optical functional performance of the osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP).

      Lee RM, Ong GL, Lam FC, White J, Crook D, Liu C, Hull C.

      Cornea. 2014 Oct;33(10):1038-45. PMID: 25127188


23. Serial 3-Dimensional computed tomography and a novel method of volumetric analysis for the evaluation of the osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis

      Sipkova Z, Lam FC, Francis I, Herold J, Liu CS

      Cornea 2013 Apr;32(4):401-6. PMID: 22854560


22. Suturing techniques and postoperative management in penetrating keratoplasty in the UK

      Lee RM, Lam FC, Georgiou T, Paul B, Then KY, Mavrikakis I, Avadhanam VS, Liu CS

      Clinical Ophthalmology 2012; 6: 1335 – 1340



21. Blue blocking intraocular implants should be used routinely during phacoemulsification surgery- No

      Lee R, Lam FC, Liu CS

      Eye 2012; 26(11): 1400-1. PMID 22955038


20. Bilateral same-day cataract surgery should routinely be offered to patients—Yes

      Lam FC, Lee R, Liu CS

      Eye 2012; 26(8): 1031-2. PMID: 22627478


19. The 'Black on Clear' technique - A piggyback technique for a black occlusive

intraocular device in intractable diplopia

      Byard S, Lee R, Lam FC, Simpson A, Liu CS

      Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery 2012; 38(1): 5-7. PMID: 22088851


18. Short sessions of intensive structured teaching: an effective form of undergraduate ophthalmology teaching?

      Lam FC, Lim LT, Dutton GN

      Med Teacher 2011;33(11):950. PMID: 22022907


17. Delayed dislocation of an injectable hydrophilic acrylic lens after Nd:YAG capsulotomy in anterior capsular contraction syndrome

      Lam FC, Livingstone I, Imrie F, Mantry S.

      Contact Lens and Anterior Eye 2011; 34(4):193-5. PMID:21511514


16. The future of keratoprostheses. [Invited Editorial]

      Lam FC, Liu CS.

      British Journal of Ophthalmology 2011; 95(3):304-5. PMID: 21330556


15. Macular grid laser photocoagulation for branch retinal vein occlusion [Protocol].

      Lam FC, Al Moujahed AM.

      Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD008732. DOI:           10.1002/14651858. CD008732


14. Spontaneous perforation of the cornea in mild keratoconus

      Lam FC, Bhatt PR, Ramaesh K.

      Cornea 2010; 30(1): 103-4. PMID 20847678


13. Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children: A Longitudinal Case Study Looking at Functional Outcomes beyond Visual Acuities Impairment: a longitudinal case study.

      Lam FC, Dutton GN.

      Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness 2010; 104(10): 625-36.



12. Conjunctivitis: Phthiris pubis a potential trap for the unwary.

      Zvandasara T, Lam FC.

      International Journal of STD & AIDS 2010; 21(7): 519-20. PMID 20852205


11. Dengue fever: Vector control is important.

      Lam FC.

      British Medical Journal 2009; 339: b5332. PMID: 20007231


10. Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

      Lam FC, Law A, Wykes W.

      British Medical Journal  2009 Aug 13;339:b2624. PMID: 19679612


9.   A broken Lester Jones tube following indirect trauma

      Reeks G, Lam FC.

      Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology 2008; 43(5): 602-3. PMID: 18982044


8.   Binocularity and Severe Uniocular Trauma

      Lam FC, Cleary M, Weir.

      Strabismus 2008; 16(8): 71-5. PMID: 18484508


7.   Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis due to a Long Lost Hard Contact Lens

      Bhatt PR, Lam FC, Ramaesh K.

      Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2007; 35(6): 550-2. PMID: 17760638


6.   Traumatic wound dehiscence after penetrating keratoplasty – a cause for concern

      Lam FC, Rahman MQ, Ramaesh K.

      Eye 2007; 21(9): 1146-50. PMID: 16691252


5.   Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Presenting with Nystagmus- An Unusual Case

      Lam FC, Weir CR.

      Eye. 2007; 21(6): 847-9. PMID: 17401327


4.   Another role for Avastin?

      Lam FC.

      Eye News. Dec 2008: Supplement; 11-15. [Case Report]


3.   Acute angle closure glaucoma in an adult patient with cicatricial retinopathy of prematurity

      Lam FC.

      Eye News. Dec 2007: Supplement; 27-30. [Case Report]


2.   Assessing the Potential of a Candidate Dengue Vaccine with Mathematical Modeling

      WHO-VMI Dengue Vaccine Modeling Group.

      PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2012; 6(3): e1450. PMID: 2247965


1.   A Study of Dengue and the Climate: My experiences at modelling.

      Lam FC.

      Bulletin of Tropical Medicine and International Health. 1999; 7 (3): 8. [Invited Article]