About Dr Jimmy Lim Wei Kheong
Dr Lim practises at JL Eye Specialists as the Medical Director and Senior Consultant. As an eye surgeon, Dr Lim specializes in cataract, refractive surgery (LASIK), cornea, and general ophthalmology.
Before setting up JL Eye Specialists, Dr Lim held the position of Senior Consultant and Deputy Head of Cornea and REfractive Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hospital's National Health Group Eye Institute for over 17 years, treating and helping both local and foreign patients.
After being awarded the Singapore Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development Program Scholarship in 2011, he underwent clinical fellowships in the United States of America and Switzerland. In the US, he underwent fellowship under the tutelage of Professor Douglas Koch, Professor Stephen Pflugfelder, Associate Professor Hamill Bowes and Dr Mitchell Weikert at the prestigious Baylor College Medicine. In Switzerland, he underwent fellowship with Professor Theo Seiler at IROC in Zurich.
Apart from practising ophthalmology, Dr Lim has a keen interest in the training and education of junior ophthalmologists. He is also keen on medical research and they include topics such as intraocular lens calculations in highly myopic eyes, astigmatic corrections in cataract surgery, post-refractive cataract surgery outcomes, refractive surgery outcomes, visual function assessment, dry eyes management and therapeutics of cornea infections. His written works have been published in major peer-reviewed journals and have since developed a patent for visual function assessment.
Dr Lim’s knowledge and expertise have brought him to many regional and international conferences as a guest speaker and he never hesitates to share his wealth of experience. He has also published book chapters and is an examiner for post-graduate examinations. These efforts have been recognized overseas and he was awarded the inaugural Baylor College of Medicine Fellow Teaching Award in 2012 in Houston, Texas.
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