Mr Huy Tran

Mr Huy Tran

Visiting Fellow
  • Medical Doctor, Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University, Vietnam, 2009
  • Residency in Ophthalmology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2013
  • Master of Science, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2013
  • PhD in Vision Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2022
Medicine & Health
School of Optometry and Vision Science

Dr. Huy Tran is a lecturer at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City and the Medical Director of Hai Yen Eye Care, Vietnam. He has about 10 years of experience in clinical and teaching activities for eye care practitioners, especially in myopia management services and refractive surgery. Dr. Huy Tran was awarded a PhD degree from UNSW in 2022 for his research project of investigating novel eye drops for myopia control treatment in children with myopia. He received a Master degree and a residency training program in Ophthalmology in Vietnam in 2013 followed by a one-year fellowship in the field of Ophthalmology in Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins University, and Havard Medical School in 2014.

Dr. Huy Tran has been acknowledged as the Asia-Pacific Ambassador of the International Myopia Institute and has been leading a myopia program in Vietnam in order to train eye care practitioners and provide myopia management services for children with myopia in Vietnam. He has also been the principal investigator in many current clinical trials for the use of novel treatment strategies in myopia control.

Professional affiliations and service positions:

  •      Asia-Pacific Ambassador of International Myopia Institute, 2021 to present
  •      Member of Vietnamese Ophthalmological Society, 2011 to present
  •      Member of North-American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, 2018 to present
  •      Member of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2019 to present


  • Journal articles | 2024
    Sankaridurg P; Tran H; Tahhan N; Stern J, 2024, 'What can we do about myopia? An evidence-informed approach.', Community Eye Health, 37, pp. 8 - 9,
    Journal articles | 2024
    Tran HDM; Ha TTX; Tran YH; Coroneo M; Tran TD; Truong TU; Sankaridurg P, 2024, 'Impact of Various Concentrations of Low-Dose Atropine on Pupillary Diameter and Accommodative Amplitude in Children with Myopia', Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics,
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sankaridurg P; Weng R; Tran H; Spiegel DP; Drobe B; Ha T; Tran YH; Naduvilath T, 2023, 'Spectacle Lenses With Highly Aspherical Lenslets for Slowing Myopia: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Cross-Over Clinical Trial: Parts of these data were presented as a poster at the Annual Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, 2022.', American Journal of Ophthalmology, 247, pp. 18 - 24,
    Journal articles | 2021
    Tran HDM; Sankaridurg P; Naduvilath T; Ha TTX; Tran TD; Jong M; Coroneo M; Tran YH, 2021, 'A Meta-Analysis Assessing Change in Pupillary Diameter, Accommodative Amplitude, and Efficacy of Atropine for Myopia Control', Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 10, pp. 450 - 460,
    Journal articles | 2021
    Tran YH; Tran HDM; Tran LT-H; Nguyen DTM; Le CNT; Bui TC, 2021, 'Comparison of clinical outcomes of implantable collamer lens versus femtosecondlaser in situ keratomileusis and small incision lenticule extraction for moderate-to-high myopia and myopic astigmatism correction', Asian Journal of Ophthalmology, 17, pp. 400 - 415,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nguyen HTT; Hoang TT; Tran AP; Tran HDM, 2020, 'Combined Interventions for Nonorganic Visual Loss in a Case with Pseudo-Myopia: A Perspective from Vietnam', Case Reports in Ophthalmology, 11, pp. 229 - 233,
    Journal articles | 2019
    Sankaridurg P; Tran HDM, 2019, 'The Lowdown on Low-Concentration Atropine for Myopia Progression', Ophthalmology, 126, pp. 125 - 126,
    Journal articles | 2018
    Sankaridurg P; Conrad F; Tran H; Zhu J, 2018, 'Controlling progression of myopia: Optical and pharmaceutical strategies', Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 7, pp. 405 - 414,
    Journal articles | 2018
    Tran HDM; Tran YH; Tran TD; Jong M; Coroneo M; Sankaridurg P, 2018, 'A review of myopia control with atropine', Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 34, pp. 374 - 379,

Developing Countries Eye Researcher Fellowship - 2022 Class, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Field of research interests:

    - Myopia and myopia management.

    - Laser vision correction and implantable collamer lens in refractive surgery.

    - Neuro-adaptation and neuro-ophthalmology