Dr. Lam, a key leader in the field of ophthalmology in the Asia-Pacific Region and beyond, has been serving as Deputy of the National People’s Congress of China since 2008.  He holds leadership positions in numerous ophthalmology organizations, including President of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology and Editor-in-Chief of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, among others.  In addition to his current role as the Head of the C-MER Dennis Lam Eye Center (HK) & Hospital (Shenzhen), Dr. Lam previously was the Chairman of the eye department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1998-2011) and the World Ophthalmology Congress (2008).  Dr. Lam has received many prestigious awards, including, among others, the Top 100 Most Influential Ophthalmologists in the World (2014), the Best Clinical Teacher in the Asia-Pacific Region(2011) and Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World (1995).