Dr. Lim Wee Kiak

Ophthalmology(Eyes)

Credentials MBBS (Singapore) 1992, M Med (Ophth) (Singapore) 1998, FRCSEd (Ophth) 1998, FRCOphth (UK) 1998
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien Dialect, Teochew Dialect
Background

Dr Lim Wee Kiak graduated from medical studies in the National University of Singapore (NUS) with an MBBS in 1992. He started his postgraduate training in Ophthalmology in 1995, graduating with a Master’s degree from NUS (MMED) and two specialist postgraduate qualifications in Ophthalmology from UK (FRCS Edinburgh and FRCOphth London) in 1998.

Before joining Eagle Eye Centre as Chief Executive Officer, Dr Lim served as a consultant and a subspecialist in ocular inflammation and immunology at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC). He was trained at the world-renowned National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA in 2003

Achievements

He is a specialist in Ocular Inflammation, Immunology and Uveitis and has authored 26 scientific peer-reviewed publications and 9 book chapters. He is also a member of the International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG), International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS) and American Uveitis Society (AUS).

Dr Lim sees patient by appointment at all branches of Eagle Eye Centre daily and performs surgeries. Despite his busy clinical schedule, he still serves as advisor to Singapore Opticianry Practitioners and chairman of the advisory board of Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Optometry.

Besides serving at Eagle Eye Centre, Dr Lim holds concurrent appointments as Deputy Director of National Healthcare Group Eye Institute. He is also serving as a visiting consultant to SNEC and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Dr Lim is a well-known accomplished eye surgeon who has performed thousands of eye surgeries including complex cataracts surgeries, pterygium excision with conjunctival graft (fibrin glue) and LASIK surgeries.

During his service in the SAF from 1995 – 2003, he led the humanitarian medical missions to neighbouring countries and served as team leader of the Singapore medical team at the United Nations Hospital in East Timor. In Singapore, he has initiated numerous eye care programmes for the community including Project I-Care (an eye screening programme for old folk’s homes), free spectacles for children of needy families and free cataract surgery for the needy. Dr Lim is also member of the Mount Alvernia Hospital Board and Chairman of the hospital’s CME program.