Han Wei, Ph.D.

Position:Vice Chair of Ophthalmology


Medical SchoolZhejiang University School of Medicine, China; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

Academic RankChief Physician


Clinical / Research Interests

Prevention of myopia

Refractive surgery such as femtosecond laser for myopia and ICL implantation, as well as anterior segment surgery such as cataract and cornea surgery.

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With a more than 20 years' clinical, scientific and educational experience in Ophthalmology, Dr. Han has rich and solid experience in diagnosis and treatment of different kinds of ophthalmological diseases, especially in the fields of myopia surgeries, myopia prevention and control, and anterior segment diseases.

He is good at myopia femtosecond refractive surgery such as laser and ICL implantation, as well as anterior segment surgery such as cataract and cornea.

In the research fields of refractive errors, cataracts and ophthalmic artificial intelligence applications, Dr. Han has made great achievements with publications of more than 20 high-quality SCI articles, led many high-level scientific research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China as well as other major provincial projects. He has been awarded Zhejiang Scientific and Technological Progress Award for multiple times.


Wei HAN, Shea Ping Yip, Jing Wang, Maurice KH Yap.   Using denaturing HPLC for SNP discovery and genotyping, and establishing the   linkage disequilibrium pattern for the all- trans-retinol dehydrogenase   (RDH8) gene. J Hum Genet (2004) 49:16–23.

Wei HAN, Maurice K. H. Yap, Jing Wang, Shea Ping Yip. Family-based association analysis of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) gene polymorphisms in high myopia. Invest Ophthal & Vis Sci. 2006; 47:2291–2299.

Jie Shen, Wei HAN, Chi-Ho To, Jing Wang. Choroidal tuberculoma in pregnancy. Retina. 2007;27(1):106-9.

Wei HAN, W Kwan, J Wang, Shea Ping Yip, Maurice K. H. Yap. Influence of eyelid position on wavefront aberrations. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2006 2007;27(1):66-75.

Hong-guang CUI, Rong-rong HU, Hui-yan LI, Wei HAN. Effects and complications of placement of motility coupling post in porous   polyethylene orbital implants. Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B   2008;9: 464-469.

Chong-qing YANG, Ye SHEN, Yang-shun GU, Wei HAN. Clinical investigation of surgery for intermittent exotropia. Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2008;9: 4-510.

Wei HAN, Kim Hung Leung, Wai Yan Fung, Joey Y. Y.   Mak, Yu Min Li, Maurice K. H. Yap,Shea Ping Yip. Association of PAX6 Polymorphisms with High Myopia in Han Chinese Nuclear Families. Invest Ophthal & Vis Sci. 2009; 50:47-56.

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