Dr. Khemawan Vettayawaikoon



Sub Specialty

Ophthalmology - corneal diseases and refractive surgery

Language Spoken

Thai / English


  • Doctor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Ophthalmologist, Rajavithi Hospital, Thailand


  • Specialist in cornea and refractive surgery, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


  • Cataract surgery with premium JOL
  • Pterygium surgery
  • Refractive surgery (LASIK, ICL, PRK)
  • Treatment of dry eye disease. Meibomian gland dysfunction, Demodecosis, Sjögren syndrome.

Education and Work Experience

  • Internist at Surat Thani Hospital and Don Sak Hospital
  • Deputy Director of Ban Ta Khun
  • General practitioner at Patong Hospital and consultant physician at Bangkok Hospital Phuket
  • Lecturer on dry eye treatment, high-quality cataract surgery and eye donation
  • Ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery, refractive surgery and LASIK, Bangkok Hospital Phuket, Phuket, Thailand

Seminar / Meeting / Training


  • The 40th Congress of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Milan, Italy
  • Lecture on “TRB OTC “DED&MGD and the Right Choice in Pharmacy” Crystal Hotel, Hat Yai, Songkhla
  • “Healthy aging: concepts, interventions and preparing for future” Certificate, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Conference “Basic to Beyond, 5th Andaman Ophthalmology Network 2022”, at TRI VANANDA Phuket.


  • Digital Wellbeing Certificate, York University, UK
  • 39th Congress of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • 12th Congress of the European Society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Specialist
  • Knowing Thai Dry Eye Framework. Practical Dry Eye Framework Implementation
  • How Do Emerging Options Address the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease Certificate, Vindico Medical Education
  • Demodex blepharitis: Time to Try a Mite Harder Certificate, Vindico Medical Education
  • Ocular Toxicities in Patients with Cancer: Multidiscipilnary Perspective Certificate, Vindico Medical Education
  • Lecture on “Fill the gap” with Presbyopia-Corecting IOL RCOPT
  • Lecture on Telemedicine 20th Asian Conference on Clinical Pharmacy
  • The power of stories to fuel innovation empathizes and prototype innovation at work: ideation Certificate, Center of Professional Development, Standford University
  • Lecture on Giving Patient the Best Clinical Outcomes with Tecnis Synergy IOL
  • The telephone and telemedicine in Clinical medicine: An instrument of opportunity and risk Certificate, The Harvard Medical School
  • Lecture on Management Dry Eye from Basic to Advance in BDMS


  • Lecture on Tecnis Eyhance: Beyond the Standard of Monofocal IOL
  • National Conference of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of Thailand


  • Conference “Basic to Beyond, 3rd Andaman Ophthalmology Network 2019”, Renaissance Phuket Resort and Spa.
  • International expert meeting “The Latest Technology in Ophthalmology Laser – Vitreolysis”, Dusit Thani Laguna, Phuket
  • Lecture “The Lid and Related Disease – Eyelid Treatment”, Vibhavadi Hospital
  • “Insurance Forum: Eye Disease in Digital Age”, Bangkok Hospital Phuket
  • Lecture “Cataract Day 2019 From Theory to Practice: Change Life for the Better – The New Horizon of Ocular Surface Disease Management”, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok
  • Lecture “Glaucoma Day 2019- Demodecosis”, Bangkok Hospital Phuket
  • Conference “Smart Pharmacist: Ophthalmic Disease and Eye Drop”, Bangkok Hospital Phuket


  • Workshop “LASER for Glaucoma and Floaters”, Bangkok Phuket Hospital
  • “TRB OTC Symposium 2018: Pitfall of Drug in Dry Eye Disease”, Eastin Grand Sathorn Hotel, Bangkok
  • Diabetes Camp “Diabetic Retinopathy”, Bangkok Phuket Hospital
  • “Basic To Beyond, 2nd Andaman Ophthalmology Network Conferenc”, Pullman Arcadia Naithon, Phuket
  • Public Health Seminar on “Forever Bright Forever Young: Dry Eye”, Bangkok Hospital Phuket
  • Workshop “How To Use FORUM to Integrate Your Practice?”, Bangkok Hospital Phuket
  • “7th Healthy and Happy Together – Home Visit by Doctor Project”, on Eye Hygiene and Care, Deevana Plaza Phuket Patong
  • Lecture “Long Life with Youthful Vision: Modern Approaches to Effective Treatment of Cataract”, Bangkok Hospital Phuket
  • Conferenced “TRB Academic Symposium, DEWS II Guidelines: Time to Apply Lid Hygiene from Conventional to Effective Treatment”, Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Macao
  • Pharmacy Seminar of Eye Education “Exploring Future Ophthalmology Treatment with Drug Evolution – From Clinical to Practice of Tear Fluid and Mucin Secretagogue”, Kataliya Hotel, Chiang Rai, Thailand


  • Lecture “Muang Thai Wellness Day: Technique for Eye Care”, Bangkok Hospital Phuket


  • Lecture “MGD Treatment: Smart with Art and Science – Blephasteam, Experience Transfer with Tips & Tricks”, Hotel Real Palacios, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Lecture “Basic to Beyond in Ophthalmology”, The Westin Sirey Bay Resort and Spa, Phuket

Statistics on the number of patients who had received treatment/surgery

Dr. Khemawan Vettayawaikoon is an ophthalmologist specializing in cornea and refractive surgery. In addition to her expertise in cataract surgery, Dr. Khemawan has expertise in other eye diseases such as dry eye disease, refractive surgery (ICL, LASIK, Femto LASIK and PRK), meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), ocular demodicosis (demodex infestation).

Throughout more than 20 years of her career as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Khemawan has been committed to providing the best care to both Thai and foreign patients. She has performed over 1,000 cataract surgeries, more than 1,000 refractive surgery (LASIK), and presbyopia surgeries to improve their vision by reducing their reliance on eyeglasses. giving patients a better quality of life and quality of vision


Monday – Friday 08.30 am – 03.00 pm

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