Prof Kin Sheng Lim

Professor of Glaucoma Studies (Ophthalmology)
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Professor Lim is an internationally renowned ophthalmologist and founder/director of the KCL Frost Eye Research Department at St. Thomas Hospital. He specialises in glaucoma and cataract surgeries.

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Following his undergraduate degree at University of Leicester, he obtained his Doctorate in Medicine from University College London during his ophthalmology residency training in London. He was the International Glaucoma Association’s postdoctoral fellow at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, before he was appointed consultant at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London in 2006. He was promoted to Professor of Ophthalmology (Glaucoma Studies) at King’s College London in 2020, in recognition of his contribution towards ophthalmology research.

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  • Consutant Ophthalmic Surgeon
    St Thomas' Hospital
  • Professor of Glaucoma Studies (Ophthalmology)
    King's College London
  • Glaucoma treatments (laser and complex glaucoma surgeries)
  • Small incision cataract surgeries
  • Year qualified 1991
  • University of Leicester (MB ChB) 1991
  • University College London (MD) 1997-2001
  • Professor of Glaucoma Studies (Ophthalmology), King's College London.
  • Director, KCL Frost Eye Research Department, St Thomas’ Hospital
  • Director of Glaucoma Service, St Thomas’ Hospital
  • Joint Research Lead. Medical Specialties Directorate, St Thomas’ Hospital (responsible for Ophthalmology & Pain)
  • Specialist Adviser to NICE’s Interventional Procedures Programme 2019-2022

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