Gladys graduated from Murdoch University in 2011 as the valedictorian of her class. She had won various awards during her undergraduate degree. She took a special interest in veterinary ophthalmology during fourth year of vet school. Subsequently, she undertook various ophthalmology externships in Australia and the USA.
Upon graduation, she worked in general practice in Singapore from 2012 – 2013. She completed a postgraduate course in veterinary ophthalmology in 2013. In 2014, she completed an ophthalmology internship at Eye Clinic for Animals and in 2018, completed her ophthalmology residency.
During her residency, Gladys spearheaded and became the global pioneer in Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty in dogs. Gladys has special interests in corneal transplantation surgery, cataract surgery and exotic animal ophthalmology.
“Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) in the treatment of canine corneal endothelial dystrophy – a feasibility study in 6 dogs” Presented in Minnesota, USA September 2018.
Boo G, Whittaker CJG, Caruso KA, et al. Early postoperative results of Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty in six dogs with corneal endothelial dystrophy. Vet Ophthalmol. 2019;00:1–12. https://doi.org/10.1111/vop.12666