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Adjunct Professor Lim Tock Han is the immediate past director of NHG Eye Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. 

He was fellowship trained in Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Mn, USA. Among his clinical and research interests are Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (PCV).  He has pioneered the use of Confocal Scanning Laser Indocyanine Angiography (CSLO-ICGA) in the region for the diagnosis and treatment of PCV, culminating in the setting up of the region's first reading center for PCV imaging (Fundus Imaging Reading Centre, FIRC) and  the EVEREST Trial (by Novartis), the first prospective randomized controlled trial of PCV.

He was the founding Designated Institutional Official for the NHG-AHPL Residency Programme, one of first institution worldwide accredited by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I).

He is a Clinical Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at the National University of Singapore, Division of Graduate Medical Studies; as well as Adjunct Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University and an Adjunct Professor at the Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia.  He was also the founding President of the College of Ophthalmologists Academy of Medicine (Singapore).

Prof Lim is the immediate past Deputy Group CEO (Education and Research) of National Healthcare Group, Singapore.

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