Clinical expertise

Professor Sheng Lim is a consultant ophthalmologist who specialises in cataract surgery and glaucoma surgery (trabeculectomy).

He regularly treats patients with conditions such as:

  • glaucoma
  • cataracts

He performs treatments such as:

  • preserFLO implants
  • cataract surgery
  • glaucoma tube surgery (trabeculectomy)
  • minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS) – iSTent, Hydrus, OIMNI, ECP laser, etc.


Professor Sheng Lim is a consultant ophthalmologist at St Thomas’ Hospital and professor of glaucoma studies at King’s College London.

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 a variety of hospitals under the supervision of Dr Brubaker and Dr Johnson.

Research interests

Professor Sheng Lim’s research interests are in human aqueous dynamics and treatment for glaucoma. He is also the research lead for the ophthalmology department and the head of KCL Frost Eye Research Department at St Thomas’ Hospital.