Christine Lim, DVM, Diplomate ACVO

Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Christine Lim

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-9272

Fax 612-624-8779

Office Address:
1352 Boyd. Ave. St. Paul, MN 55108

Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine

University of California – Davis, residency in comparative ophthalmology, 2005 – 2008

DVM, University of Guelph, 2003

Diplomate ACVO

University of Prince Edward Island, internship in small animal medicine and surgery, 2003 – 2004


Professional Associations

American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, 2008


Research Summary/Interests

  • Precorneal tear film
  • Surface ocular disease
  • Feline ophthalmology


  • 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.


Academic Interests and Focus

Clinical ophthalmology



  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Diplomate ACVO