Dr. Ajeet Madhav Wagle

Ophthalmology (Eyes)

Credentials MBBS FRCS (Edinburgh) FAMS (Singapore)
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Tamil, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali

Dr Ajeet Madhav Wagle is currently Senior Consultant and Medical Director, International Eye Cataract Retina Centre at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. Dr Ajeet believes in genuinely caring for his patients as his foremost priority. He specializes in the management of retinal diseases, eye injuries, ocular inflammatory disorders, as well as modern micro-incision cataract surgery, modern micro-incision glaucoma surgery, laser surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dr Ajeet is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK, Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, India. He completed a Clinical Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery and was a faculty at the renowned top eye institution in India – Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai. Dr Ajeet was also Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Part-time Lecturer at Optometry Centre’s of Singapore Polytechnic and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Dr Ajeet has a keen interest in clinical research and has published many papers in peer-reviewed local and international scientific journals. He also has a book and two book chapters to his credit.

Dr Ajeet was actively involved in raising awareness of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Singapore and led the nation-wide AMD Awareness Week campaign from 2008-2011 as Chairman of the Organising Committee. He was successfully awarded the Public Health Education Grant by the Ministry of Health, Singapore for the AMD Awareness Week campaign for six consecutive years. He also authored a commemorative book titled – “A Vision for the Nation: A Decade of AMD Awareness Campaign in Singapore.”

Associated Treatments

Retinal surgery
Eye laser surgical procedures
Intravitreal injections and drug implants
Modern micro-incision cataract surgery
Micro-incision glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
Ocular trauma (eye injury) surgery


Selected publications:

Wagle AM, Wu BC, Gopal L, Sundar G. Necrosis of uveal melanoma post-COVID-19 vaccination. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2022; 70(5):1837-1840.

Wagle AM, Au Eong KG. A Decade of Progress in the Understanding, Prevention and Treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2015; 44(4):116-8.

Wagle AM, Lim WY, Yap TP, Neelam K, Au Eong KG. Utility values associated with vitreous floaters. Am J Ophthalmol 2011; 152(1):60-65.

Wagle AM, Sangtam T, Au Eong KG. Re: Double macular hole following vitreous surgery for vitreomacular traction syndrome. Retina 2008; 28(2):366.

Wagle AM, Yeo TK, Au Eong KG. New treatments for age-related macular degeneration. Lancet 2007; 370(9597):1481.

Wagle AM, Au Eong KG. Transient Formed Visual Hallucinations Following Macular Hole Surgery. Eye 2007; 21(1): 106-107.

Wagle AM, Biswas J, Gopal L, Madhavan HN. Cytomegalovirus retinitis in organ transplant recipients. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2002; 50(2): 115-122.

Wagle AM, Biswas J, Subramaniam N, Lakshmi M. Primary liposarcoma of the orbit – a case report. Orbit 1999; 18(1): 33-36.


Dr Ajeet has won many awards including Gold Medal for Best Outgoing Student at Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, India, many named Research Prizes for Best Oral Presentation(s) and an Outstanding Published Research Paper at the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute Research Day, as well as Distinction in Basic Science Assessment Test, International Council of Ophthalmology. He has also won numerous service awards such as the Health Services Excellence Silver Award, Meritorious Service Award and Service Champion Award.