MBBS, M Med(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS
Specialty: Corneal ＆ External Eye Disease, Refractive Surgery, Cataract ＆ Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Sub-specialties: Corneal ＆ External Eye Disease, Refractive Surgery, Cataract ＆ Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Astigmatism, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Infections, Corneal Oedema, Hyperopia (Long-sightedness), Myopia (Short-sightedness or Near-sightedness), Presbyopia (Lao Hua), Pterygium.
Clinical Associate Professor Lim Li is a Senior Consultant of the Corneal & External Eye Disease Department at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC). She has had more than two decades of experience in treating eye conditions. She completed her medical and general ophthalmic training in Singapore, obtaining the degrees of MBBS (S’pore), FRCSEd, M Med(Ophth) and FAMS(S’pore). She completed her corneal fellowship training in Singapore, Australia and Canada. Her areas of subspecialty include cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, management of corneal and external eye diseases, corneal transplantation surgeries, refractive surgeries including LASIK and medical contact lenses.
She has won numerous awards in her career including the Singapore Health Quality Service Award - Gold Award in recognition of outstanding and commendable service (2015), Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Achievement Award (2015) and the 2015 Singapore National Day Award – Long Service Medal. Clinical Associate Professor Lim is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate ophthalmology education and she is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. She is a Clinical Physician Faculty Member of the SingHealth Ophthalmology Residency Program. She has mentored and trained both local and international ophthalmologists in cataract, refractive and corneal transplantation surgeries. She is a Member of Standard Setting Committee for Ophthalmology Postgraduate Medical Examination since 2017, a collaboration between Ministry of Health and the American Board of Medical Specialties, Singapore (ABMS-S).
Clinical Assoc Prof Lim is a Doctor Member to Singapore Medical Council's Complaints Panel, a Member of Central Institutional Review Board (CIRB), Singhealth, and a Member of Singhealth Procedural Safety Workgroup. Clinical Associate Professor Lim has published many scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals, written book chapters and has been invited to speak at numerous local and international meetings in the USA, Europe and Asia. She is an Adjunct Clinician Investigator at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI). Her current research interests include the surgical treatment options for keratoconus, anterior segment imaging, laser refractive surgery andcorneal cross-linking.
Corneal Cross-Linking: Current USA Status: Report From the Cornea Society.- Belin MW, Lim L, Rajpal RK, Hafezi F, Gomes JAP, Cochener B.- Cornea. 2018 Oct;37(10):1218-1225. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001707
Review of Laser Vision Correction (LASIK, PRK and SMILE) with Simultaneous Accelerated Corneal Crosslinking - Long-term Results. Lim EWL, Lim L(corresponding). Curr Eye Res. 2019 Nov;44(11):1171-1180. doi: 10.1080/02713683.2019.1656749. Epub 2019 Aug 23.PMID:31411927
Eighteen-year prospective audit of LASIK outcomes for myopia in 53 731 eyes.Chua D, Htoon HM, Lim L, Chan CM, Mehta JS, Tan DTH, Rosman M. Br J Ophthalmol. 2018 Oct ‘24. pii: bjophthalmol-2018-312587. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-312587.
Validation of an Objective Scoring System for Forme Fruste Keratoconus Detection and Post-LASIK Ectasia Risk Assessment in Asian Eyes. Chan C, Ang M, Saad A, Chua D, Mejia M, Lim L, Gatinel D. Cornea. 2015 Sep;34(9):996-1004
Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty with anterior chamber intraocular lenses: complications and 3-year outcomes. Ang M, Li Lim, Chua D, Wong C, Htoon HM, Mehta JS, Tan D. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Aug;98(8):1028-32
Visual outcomes comparison of 2 femtosecond laser platforms for laser in situ keratomileusis. Ang M, Mehta JS, Rosman M, Li Lim, Koh JC, Htoon HM, Tan D, Chan C. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2013 Nov;39(11):1647-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2013.04.044. Epub 2013 Sep 20
Hemi-automated lamellar keratoplasty (HALK). Yuen LH, Mehta JS, Shilbayeh R, Lim L, Tan DT. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011 Nov;95(11):1513-8. Epub 2011 Sep 6
Keratoconus in Asians: demographics, clinical characteristics, and visual function in a hospital-based population. Khor WB, Wei RH, Lim Li (corresponding), Chan CM, Tan DT. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2011 May-Jun;39(4):299-307
Late-Onset Deep Stromal Scarring After Riboflavin-UV-A Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for Mild Keratoconus. Lim LS, Beuerman R, Lim Li (corresponding), Tan DT. Arch Ophthalmol. 2011 Mar;129(3):360-2
Comparison of eye-tracking success in laser in situ keratomileusis after flap creation with 2 femtosecond laser models. Luengo Gimeno F, Chan CM, Li Lim, Tan DT, Mehta JS. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2011 Mar;37(3):538-43
Evaluation of Higher order ocular Aberrations in patients with keratoconus. Li Lim/Wei RH/ Chan WK/ Donald Tan. J Refract Surg 2007; 23(8):825-828
Evaluation of Keratoconus in Asians: Role of Orbscan II and Tomey TMS 2 Corneal Topography. Li Lim/RH Wei/WK Chan/DTH Tan. AmJ Ophthalmol 2007;143:390-400
An outbreak of fusarium keratitis associated with contact lens wear in Singapore. Khor WB/ Aung Tin/Saw SM/Wong TY/Tambyah PA/ Tan AL/Beuerman R/Lim Li/Chan WK/Heng WJ/Lim J/Loh RS/Lee SB/ Tan DT. JAMA 2006 Jun 28;295(24): 2867-73
Late onset post-keratoplasty astigmatism in patients with keratoconus. Lim L, Pesudovs K, Goggin M, Coster DJ. Br J Ophthalmol 2004 Mar 88(3):371-6
Microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis in healthy individuals: a case series. Chan CM, Theng JT, Li Lim, Tan DT. Ophthalmology. 2003 Jul;110(7):1420-5
Penetrating Keratoplasty for Keratoconus: Visual Outcome and Success. L Lim, K Pesudovs, DJ Coster. Ophthalmology 2000; 107: 1125-1131
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