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Professor K. Sheng Lim

Professor K. Sheng Lim

MB ChB, MD, FRCOphth

Professor of glaucoma studies & consultant ophthalmologist

Specialises in the treatment of glaucoma’s and cataract’s.


Professor Sheng Lim is a consultant ophthalmologist at St Thomas’ Hospital and professor of glaucoma studies at King’s College London. He is also the research lead for the ophthalmology department and the head of KCL frost eye research department at St Thomas’ Hospital.

He qualified from University of Leicester Medical School and trained in general ophthalmology and glaucoma in London during the residency and fellowship program.

He obtained his research MD degree from University College London based on his research in glaucoma surgery devices. He was the International Glaucoma Association Post-doctoral fellow at the at a variety of hospitals under the supervision of Drs Brubaker and Johnson.


  • Glaucoma.
  • Cataract.

Procedures/ treatments

  • PreserFLO implants.
  • Cataract surgeries.
  • Glaucoma tube surgeries.
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS) – iSTent, Hydrus, OIMNI, ECP laser, etc.

Special/ research interests

Professor Sheng Lim’s research interests are in human aqueous dynamics and treatment for glaucoma. He is the head of ophthalmology research and founder director of KCL frost research department at St. Thomas’ Hospital.

Memberships of professional bodies

  • Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Practice locations

St Thomas’ Hospital.