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Christine Lim

DVM Christine Lim

Section Chief of Ophthalmology

Contact Information

Phone: 612-625-9272
Fax: 612-624-8779
Address: 1352 Boyd. Ave. St. Paul, MN 55108

Education and Training

University of California – Davis, residency in comparative ophthalmology, 2005-2008
University of Prince Edward Island, internship in small animal medicine and surgery, 2003-2004
University of Guelph, DVM 2003

Board Certification / Professional Memberships

American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, 2008

Teaching Interests

Clinical ophthalmology

Research Interests

  • Precorneal tear film
  • Surface ocular disease
  • Feline ophthalmology

Selected Publications:

  • Thomasy SM, Stanley SD, Lim CC, et al. Safety and efficacy of orally administered famciclovir in cats experimentally infected with feline herpesvirus 1. Am J Vet Res, 2009; 72(1):85-95.
  • Lim CC, Bakker S, Waldner CL, et al. Cataracts in 44 dogs (77 eyes): a comparison of outcomes for no treatment, medical management, or phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation. Can Vet J, 2011; 52(3):283-288.
  • Lim CC, Reilly CM, Thomasy SM, et al. Effects of experimental feline herpesvirus infection on tear film break up time, Schirmer tear test results, and conjunctival goblet cell density in cats. Am J Vet Res 2009; 70(3):394-403.
  • Lim CC, Cullen CL, Grahn BH. Diagnostic Ophthalmology (Corneal sequestrum). Can Vet J 2006;47(3):207-208.
  • Lim CC, Cullen CL, Grahn BH. Diagnostic Ophthalmology (Choroidal melanoma). Can Vet J 2006;47(1):85-86.
  • Lim CC, Cullen CL. Schirmer tear test values and tear film break-up times in cats with conjunctivitis. Vet Ophthalmol 2005;8(5):305-310.
  • Cullen CL, Lim C, Sykes J. Tear film breakup times in young healthy cats before and after anesthesia. Vet Ophthalmol 2005;8(3):159-165.



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