Mr Yit Fung Yang

Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreoretinal Surgeon


Year qualified:1992


Personal profile

Mr Yang has been a Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth since 2003. He graduated from Aberbeen University Medical School in 1992 and then spent seven years in specialist surgical training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. He also had further subspecialist training in retinal and macular diseases. 

He hase extensive experience in routine and complex retinal and cataract surgery. In addition to a busy clinical practice, he is also actively involved in innovative research, training ophthalmologists and auditing surgical results.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
  • Member of Moorfields Alumni Association
  • Member of American Academy of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member of British Medical Association
  • Clinical Director for Ophthalmology, Portsmouth 2012-2015
  • Chief Investigator 2018-Current EPIC Study,
  • Principal Investigator 2015-current ASCOT Study
  • Principal Investigator 2010-2013 Epimacular radiation for Macular Degeneration
  • Educational Supervisor and Clinical Supervisor, Wessex Deanery

Clinical Interests

  • Microincision or keyhole cataract surgery
  • Complex and multifocal intraocular lens implant with cataract surgery
  • Treatment of age-related macular degeneration
  • Macular holes and retinal membranes
  • Vitreous floaters and other vitreous diseases
  • Retinal detachment and retinal diseases
  • Retinal laser treatments
  • Glaucoma, dry eyes and blepharitis

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

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