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Lim Wee Kiak

Lim Wee Kiak: Lim Wee Kiak is on Facebook Link. Lim Wee Kiak. Elected to office in 2006. Eye Doctor Lim Wee Kiak.  Dr Lim Wee Kiak graduated from medical studies with an MBBS from National University of Singapore (NUS) in Year 1992. He started his postgraduate training in Opththalmology in 1995, graduating with a Master’s degree from NUS (MMED) and two specialist postgraduate qualifications in Opthalmology from UK (FRCS Edinburgh and FRCOphth London) in 1998.

Before joining Eagle Eye Centre (EEC) as Chief Executive Officer and Ophthalmologist, 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.

Dr Lim specializes in Ocular Inflammation, Immunology and Uveitis. He 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).

Besides serving at Eagle Eye Centre, Dr Lim holds concurrent appointments as Head, Ocular Inflammation, Immunology and Uveitis, The Eye Institute, National Healthcare Group, and Tan Tock Seng Hospital . He is also serving as a visiting consultant to SNEC. He is an 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 Singapore Armed Forces, he led 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 folks’ homes), free spectacles for children of needy families and free cataract surgery for the needy.
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