Dr. YUEN Kwok Lai Hunter 袁國禮醫生
Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary), CUHK
Consultant, HKEH
MBChB, MRCS(Ed), FCOphthHK, FHKAM (Ophthalmology)


Dr. Hunter Yuen graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1995 with First of Medicine (Gold Medal) award. He has been working in Hong Kong Eye Hospital since 1997 and he is the present Coordinator of the Orbital & Oculoplastic Surgery at Hong Kong Eye Hospital. With the Robert Black Scholarship, he received a research fellowship program at Johns Hopkins University in 2003. Other than providing direct patient care, Dr Yuen is also taking an active role in teaching and professional development. He has more than 50 peer reviewed international publications and has delivered numerous oral and posters presentations in a number of international meetings.

His awards include Best Oral Presentation in 2001 Annual Scientific Meeting Hong Kong, Best Oral presentation of the session in 4th International Symposium of Ophthalmology, One of the best of the posters at American Academy of Ophthalmology 2005 Annual Meeting, APAO Achievement Award and Distinguished Service Award. He is also the coauthors of three other best poster awards (Best poster 1st prize at the 23rd European Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Best poster at the 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting Hong Kong, Best poster at 16th Annual meeting of Oculoplasty Association of India). Dr Yuen was the Awardees of 2007 Ten Outstanding Youth Persons Selections and Awardees of The Fourth Hong Kong Volunteer Award 2011. He is the current vice president of the Asian Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (APSOPRS).

Representative publications

  1. Cheng AC, Wong AC, Sze AM, Yuen HK. Limited nasal septoplasty by ophthalmologists during endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy: is it safe? Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jul-Aug;25(4):293-5
  2. Cheuk W, Yuen HK, Chan AC, Shih LY, Kuo TT, Ma MW, Lo YF, Chan WK, Chan JK. Ocular adnexal lymphoma associated with IgG4+ chronic sclerosing dacryoadenitis: a previously undescribed complication of IgG4-related sclerosing disease. Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Aug;32(8):1159-67.
  3. Cheng AC, Lucas PW, Yuen HK, Lam DS, So KF. Surgical Anatomy of the Chinese Orbit. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 March/April;24(2):136-141.
  4. Yuen HK, W. Cheuk, Cheng AC, Chan ANH, Nongnart Chan. Malignant Oncocytoma of the Lacrimal Sac as an Unusual Cause of Epiphora. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 January/February;23(1):70-72.
  5. Chi-Chao Chan, Defen Shen, Manabu Mochizuki, John A. Gonzales BS, Yuen HK, Yan Guex-Crosier, Phuc LeHoang. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 2006;104:62-70
  6. Cheng AC, Yuen HK, Lucas PW, Lam DS, So KF. Characterization and localization of the supraorbital and frontal exits of the supraorbital nerve in Chinese – an anatomical study. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 May/June;22(3):209-213.)
  7. Yuen HK, Cheuk W, Luk FO, Wat CS, Auyeung KC, Lam DS. Solitary Superficial Angiomyxoma in the Eyelid. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Jun;139(6):1141-1142.
  8. Flora H.S. Lau, Yuen HK, Srinivas K. Rao, Dennis S.C. Lam. Spontaneous Carotid Cavernous Fistula in a Pediatric Patient: Report of a case and review of literature. (J AAPOS. 2005 Jun;9(3):292-4.)
  9. Yuen HK, Mahesh L, Tse RK, Yau KC, Chan N, Lam DS. Orbital Sclerosing Extramedullary Hematopoietic Tumor. (Arch Ophthalmol. 2005 May;123(5):689-91.)
  10. Yuen HK, Y.H. Chong, K.K. Tse, S.K. Chan, Nongnart Chan, Dennis S.C. Lam. Modified lateral orbitotomy for the intact removal of dumbbell dermoid cyst (Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Jul;20(4):327-329.).