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Dr Fiona Lim

Dr Lim Fiona

​MBBS, M Med(Ophth), FRCOphth, FAMS


Singapore National Eye Centre

Specialty: Glaucoma, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department

Sub-specialties: Glaucoma, Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Glaucoma Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Consultant Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology Department Singapore National Eye CentreSingapore National Eye Centre
  • Consultant SNEC Eye Clinic @ CGH Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor SingHealth Duke-NUS Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


Dr Fiona Lim graduated from National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2010 with distinction in surgery. She did her ophthalmology residency training in Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) and was awarded the Ministry of Health Training Award for her specialist training in 2013. She obtained her Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) by National University of Singapore in 2016, completed her residency and attained specialist accreditation in 2018. She qualified as Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmology (London) that same year. She completed a 2-year cataract and glaucoma fellowship in SNEC from 2018-2020. Subsequently, she completed a clinical cum research fellowship in community and advanced glaucoma in Cambridge University Hospital Ophthalmology Department from 2021 to 2022 for which she was awarded the competitive NMRC overseas training award for. During her time in Cambridge, she also undertook an Mphil (clinical neurosciences) from Cambridge University as well as a paediatric ophthalmology observership in Addenbrookes Hospital. From 2022 to early 2023, she completed another advanced clinical fellowship in paediatric glaucoma in the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. She is currently a Consultant with a special interest in adult and paediatric glaucoma in Singapore National Eye Centre. 

Dr Lim is actively involved in postgraduate and undergraduate education of ophthalmology trainees and medical students, as well as paramedical staff, including optometrists and nurses. She is also actively involved in research and has published several scientific papers in respected peer-reviewed medical journals, including Ophthalmology and British Journal of ophthalmology. Her current research interest is in Glaucoma, neuroprotection and ophthalmic innovations and she actively participates in presentations at international and local conferences.


  • FRCOphth (2018)
  • FAMS (2018)
  • M Med(Ophth) (2016)
  • MBBS (2010)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Physician Faculty Member, Singhealth Ophthalmology Residency Program
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Member, Primary Eye Care Committee, Singapore National Eye Centre
  • Member, Asian Women Doctors Association
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association
  • Member, Singapore Medical Council


  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Overseas Research Fellowship Training Award 2021
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2022 (Gold Medal) 
  • RiSE Award for Quality Improvement Project, SingHealth (2017)
  • Final MBB Surgery Distinction, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (2010)
  • Dean’s Recognition of top candidates of the year, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (2010)

Research Interests


  1. Congenital Ectropion Uveae with ptosis and glaucoma syndrome—long term treatment outcomes. Lim Pin Miao Fiona, Ho Ching Lin, JAAPOS 2020, Oct 24. Epub ahead of print. S1091-8531(20)30221-4, doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2020.06.015.

  2. Ocular lubricant use in medically and surgically treated glaucoma: a retrospective longtitudinal analysi. Jayant Iyer, Zhao Yang, Lim Pin Miao Fiona, Louis Tong, Tina Wong. Clin Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun 23;11:1191-1196

  3. Two year visual acuity outcome and contrast sensitivity following Descemet’s Stripping Automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) and the correlation with preoperative graft thickness. Marcus Ang, Lim Pin Miao Fiona, Hla Myint Htoon, Donald Tan, Jodhbir S M. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Mar;100(3):307-11.

  4. Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Focal Choroidal Excavation in Eyes with Exudative Maculopathy.

  5. Fiona Pin Miao Lim, Chee Wai Wong, Boon Kwang Loh, Choi Mun Chan, Ian Yeo, Shu Yen Lee,  Ranjana Mathur, Doric Wong, Tien Yin Wong, Chui Ming Gemmy Cheung. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul;100(7):918-923

  6. Clinical correlation of focal choroidal excavation detected by Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography. Lim Pin Miao Fiona, Loh Boon Kwang, Gemmy Cheung, Doric Wong Eye (Lond). 2014 Sep;28(9):1088-94.

  7. Clinical profile, management and outcome of retinoblastoma – a report from a Children’s Cancer Centre in Singapore. Lim Pin Miao Fiona, Soh Shui Yen, Tan Ah Moy, Handa Swati, Quah Boon Long Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2013 Mar-Apr;50(2):106-12.

  8. Endothelial cell loss and graft survival following Descemet’s strippingautomated endothelial keratoplasty and Penetrating keratoplasty. Marcus Ang, Jodhbir S Mehta, Lim Pin Miao Fiona, Saideep Bose, Hla Myint Htoon, Donald Tan. Ophthalmology. 2012 Nov;119(11):2239-44

  9. Severe Fibrin Block Angle Closure Secondary to Retinal Detachment Surgery. Lim Pin Miao Fiona, Ting Shu Wei Daniel, Bobby Cheng, Shamira Perera. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2012, 3:4

  10. Prophylactic embolization of Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm following blunt abdominal trauma in a child. Ivan Khoo Yi, Fiona Lim Pin Miao, Janice Wong, K.L. Narasimhan, Richard H.G. Lo, Low Yee, David Alexander Stringer, Annette Jacobsen Sundfor. Journal of Paediatric Surgery (2010) 45, 837-839 

Research Trials