Dr Natasha Lim graduated from the University of Nottingham Medical School in the United Kingdom (UK). She is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London. She underwent a residency training programme in Ophthalmology in Central London (1998 – 2000), then onward to advanced surgical training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London (2001 – 2005). Dr Lim was appointed as Specialist Fellow in Oculoplastic Surgery (2005), and in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery (2006 – 2008) at MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL, one of the most renowned eye centres in the world.
In 2008 Dr Lim returned to Singapore and was appointed Consultant at the Cataract and Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service of Singapore National Eye Centre. In 2011, she became the Medical Director of The Lasik Surgery Clinic at Wheelock and Centre for Eye Surgery.
Dr Lim is a fellowship-trained refractive surgeon with keen research and clinical interests in Laser Refractive Surgery and Refractive Cataract Surgery. She had been a joint physician in London for an international clinical trial (which met US FDA standards) of a new generation excimer laser machine for an industry leader in the laser refractive industry. She is a registered VISX excimer laser and IntraLase femtosecond laser practitioner in the UK and in Singapore.
At the Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refraction Refractive Surgeons in July 2013, Dr Natasha Lim Eye Centre was accredited Centre of Excellence for the use of LENTIS multi-focal intra-ocular lens implant for the correction of presbyopia.
She has participated as an invited panel speaker on LASIK for Abbott Medical Optics (AMO Inc) who manufactures the iDesign, VISX and Intralase lasers. She has presented her LASIK results internationally at Refractive Surgery meetings and she is the only Ophthalmologist from Singapore elected to publish her results on the worldwide AMO iDesign Registry that provides guidance to other iLASIK surgeons. Dr Lim is an internationally renowned pioneer LASIK surgeon for iDesign iLASIK in Singapore.
Dr Lim is also an invited speaker 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). She has presented her research work base around her sub-specialty interest at International meetings, published them in several international peer-reviewed journals and has authored for opthalmic and neurology text books in the UK. She has also lectured widely on topics of cataract surgery and LASIK surgery to fellow doctors, medical students and the general public, in both English and Mandarin.