With Dr. Zena Lim at the helm, Focal Eye Centre has become a premier eye health service provider in Singapore. Conveniently located at Mt. Elizabeth Novena Hospital, it provides a wide range of eye services including treatment for myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, astigmatism, cataracts, floaters, squints, glaucoma, the diabetic eye, age-related macular degeneration and eye trauma. Specialized eye care for children is also provided at The Children’s Eye & ENT Centre, an affiliated practice at the same location. Established in 2014, Focal Eye Centre’s services range from providing regular eye examinations using the most advanced technology and performing cataract surgery to state of the art surgeries such as Femto laser-assisted “bladeless” cataract surgery. It also offers squint surgery to correct misaligned eyes and eyelid surgery for droopy eyelids. The Children’s Eye & ENT Centre provides subspecialized treatment for childhood cataracts and glaucoma, as well as lazy eye and eye misalignment correction for children. Since its establishment, Focal Eye Centre has become a trusted provider of emergency care for any eye emergencies including trauma.
Dr. Dawn Teo is a renowned Otolaryngologist in Singapore and currently the director of The ENT Specialist Centre and The Children’s Eye and ENT Centre. With over 15 years of experience in Otolaryngology, she has acquired the needed experience and expertise to address the needs of both adults and children patients. Dr. Teo completed her medical degree at the University of Singapore in 2000, where she also went on to complete her specialist training in Otolaryngology. Upon completion of her specialist training, she pursued a clinical fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology at the Children’s Medical Center of the University of Texas Medical Center in Dallas, USA. While working at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, she completed a course in paediatric transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. She is also trained in paediatric sialendoscopy, a minimally invasive surgical procedure that is used in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the salivary gland. Other than her medical practice, Dr. Teo has also developed a passion for teaching the country’s future Otolaryngologists. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and an active teaching faculty member of the Singhealth Residency Program.
Dr. Zena Lim is a consultant ophthalmologist and eye surgeon with over 20 years of practice experience. Her services include general ophthalmology, customised [cataract surgery](https://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/cataract-surgery), laser procedures, and management of diabetic and degenerative eye conditions. Her subspecialty interests lie in paediatric ophthalmology and squint surgery for adults. She completed her medical degree at the National University of Singapore in 1995. She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) following the completion of her training in ophthalmology at Singapore National Eye Centre in 2004. Dr. Lim then went abroad to further hone her clinical skills. She trained at the renowned Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada and Duke University Eye Centre in the United States after she was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan scholarship by Singapore’s Ministry of Health. Prior to going into private practice, she served as consultant at Singapore National Eye Centre’s cataract and comprehensive service as well as the paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus service.