Dr Lim Wee Kiak is the co-founder and Vice Chairman of Eagle Eye Centre. He graduated from medical studies in the National University of Singapore (NUS) with an MBBS in 1992 and 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. He completed one year uveitis and ocular inflammation Fellowship at National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda USA in 2003.
Before joining Eagle Eye Centre, Dr Lim served as a consultant and a subspecialist in ocular inflammation and immunology at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC). 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). He serves as advisor to Singapore Opticianry Practitioners and chairman of the advisory board of Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Optometry.
Dr Lim was the Deputy Director of National Healthcare Group Eye Institute and head of uveitis ocular immunology and inflammation, Tan Tock Seng Hospital from 2007 – 2010. He is serving as a visiting consultant to SNEC and Tan Tock Seng Hospital and a member of the Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital Medical Board.
Dr Lim is an accredited LASIK eye surgeon since 2003 and has performed thousands of eye surgeries including complex cataracts surgeries. He is actively involved in teaching and training young eye surgeon in SNEC and Tan Tock Seng Hospital and he has been invited as an examiner for various eye examinations.
Accolades and Achievements
- Authored 26 scientific peer-reviewed publications and 9 book chapters
- Performed thousands of eye surgeries including complex cataracts surgeries, pterygium excision with conjunctival graft (fibrin glue) and LASIK surgeries
- Was invited to and completed a clinical cum research fellowship program at world National Eye Institute, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland USA
Dr Lim is an avid athlete, a runner and swimmer. He has completed 5 marathons and is going strong despite his very busy clinical and community schedule.