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Dr. Zena Lim

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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, 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.

  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 2000
Medical training
  • Internship in general surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 2001
  • Residency in ophthalmology, Singapore National Eye Centre, 2008
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2008
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2004
Professional Memberships
  • Singapore Medical Council
  • Singapore Society of Ophthalmology
  • General Medical Council of United Kingdom
Languages spoken
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Hokkien
  • Cantonese
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • AXA
  • GeoBlue
  • Aviva
  • MHC
  • Prudential
  • Aetna
  • Fullerton Health
  • Aon
  • iXchange
  • VISTA Medicare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Great Eastern
  • NTUC Income
  • Parkway Shenton
  • Adept Health
  • AIA
Affiliated Hospital
The Children's Eye & ENT Centre
The Children's Eye & ENT Centre['Ophthalmology'] in Singapore
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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.

Focal Eye Centre
Focal Eye Centre['Ophthalmology'] in Singapore
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