About Dr Natasha Lim

Dr Natasha Lim is a graduate of the University of Nottingham Medical School in the United Kingdom (UK) as well as an associate of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London. She also underwent a residency training programme in Central London for Ophthalmology in the years 1998 to 2000. After completing the programme she obtained advanced surgical training at Moorfields Eye Hospital based in London which is one of the most renowned eye centres worldwide from 2001 to 2005. She was then appointed as a Specialist Fellow in Oculoplastic Surgery in 2005 followed by Corneo, Cataract and Refractive Surgery in the following 3 years.

After her decade-long stay in London, Dr Natasha Lim returned to her homeland of Singapore and was appointed as a consultant at the Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service of the Singapore National Eye Centre. In 2011, she moved to become the Medical Director of The Lasik Surgery Clinic at Wheelock and Centre for Eye and Surgery.

Dr Lim is a fellowship-trained refractive surgeon with extensive research and clinical interests in Laser Refractive Surgery and Refractive Cataract Surgery. During her stay in London, she was a joint physician in London for an international clinical trial which abided by US FDA standards of a new generation excimer laser machine for an industry leader in the laser refractive industry. She is also a registered VISX excimer laser and IntraLase femtosecond laser practitioner in both the United Kingdom and Singapore.

The Dr Natasha Lim Eye Centre was awarded the Centre of Excellence for the use of LENTIS multi-focal intra-ocular lens implants for the correction of presbyopia during the Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refraction Refractive Surgeons in July 2013.

Dr Lim was invited as a panel speaker on LASIK for Abbott Medical Optics (AMO) who manufactures iDesign, VISX and Intralase lasers. She presented her LASIK results internationally at the Refractive Surgery meetings and is the only Singaporean Ophthalmologist elected to publish her results on the worldwide AMO iDesign Registry which provides guidance to other iLasik surgeons. She is regarded internationally as a pioneer in iDesign iLasik surgery in Singapore.

She was also invited to speak at International Ophthalmic meetings such as the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS) and the British Society of Refractive Surgeons (BSRS). Dr Lim also presented her research on subspecialty interest at international meets and published them in many international peer-reviewed journals. Dr Lim has authored for ophthalmic and neurology textbooks in the United Kingdom and lectured on topics of cataract  surgery and LASIK surgery to her fellow doctors, medical school students and the general public in both English and Mandarin

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