Rho, Seungsoo

Department & Title

Ophthalmology, Head of Ophthalmology, Associate professor


Glaucoma, Cataract, Optic nerve disease


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Areas of Research

  • 1) Early Detection Technique of Open-angle Glaucoma
  • 2) Development of a Novel Glaucoma Surgery with High Efficiency and Low Complication Rates
  • 3) Translational Animal Study Focused on Regeneration of Optic Nerve and Treatment of Glaucoma

Major Professional Experiences (Residency, Internship)

  • Head of Ophthalmology department of Bundang CHA medical center, CHA University, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK (2020~)
  • Visiting Academic, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK (2019~2020)
  • Glaucoma service, Dept of Ophthalmology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University, Seongnam, Gyeonggi-Do, Republic of Korea (2012~)
  • Clinical Research Fellow, Dept of Ophthalmology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Section chief of Ophthalmology, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi-Do, Republic of Korea
  • Residency in Ajou University Hospital, Ajou University College of Medicine, Suwon, Gyeonggi-Do, Republic of Korea
  • Internship in Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Academic Activity

  • Member of the Korean Glaucoma Society (KGS)
  • Member of the Korean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (KSCRS)
  • Member of the Korean Ophthalmology Society (KOS)
  • International member of AAO, ARVO, ASCRS, EGS
  • Member of UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS)
  • Editorial Board Member of BMC Ophthalmology (2021~)

Other Activities


  • Received KOS awards (2011, 2012, 2013, 2017), Listed in 2016 Marquis Who’s Who in the world (33rd Edi.)