About LIME

International LIME members

International LIME members

LIME Japanese Board Member

Reiko Arita

Reiko Arita

Representative of Board Members of LIME, Vice President

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, Itoh Clinic

Motoko Kawashima

Motoko Kawashima

Associate Professor

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine

Shizuka Koh

Shizuka Koh

Associate Professor

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

Rika Shirakawa

Rika Shirakawa

Assistant Professor

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine

Takashi Suzuki

Takashi Suzuki


Affiliation:Ishizuchi EYE Clinic

Naoyuki Morishige

Naoyuki Morishige

Director of Cornea and Ocular Surface division

Affiliation:Ohshima Eye Hospital

Project Leader

Shima Fukuoka Dr.

Shima Fukuoka


Affiliation:Omiya Hamada Eye Clinic

Mizoguchi Takanori Dr.

Takanori Mizoguchi


Affiliation:Mizoguchi Eye Clinic


Hirayama Osama Mohamed Aly Ibrahim

Senior Resident

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology,Tokyo Dental College, Ichikawa General Hospital

North America

Donald R Korb

Donald R Korb

Clinical Professor, University California Berkeley, School of Optometry

Affiliation:Korb Associates, Korb Research

James V. Jester

James V. Jester

Jack H. Skirball Endowed Research Chair Professor of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering

Affiliation:University of California, Irvine.

Dr.Igor Butovich

Igor Butovich

Associate Professor

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Dr.Rolando Toyos

Rolando Toyos

President and Founder Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee

Affiliation:Toyos Clinic

Jason J. Nichols

Jason J. Nichols

Assistant Vice President for Industry Research & Professor

Affiliation:The University of Alabama

Jerry Paugh

Jerry Paugh

Professor, tenured.

Affiliation:Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B.Ketchum University


Steven Maskin

Medical Director

Affiliation:Dry Eye and Cornea Treatment Center Tampa, Florida 33609

Dr.Preeya Gupta

Preeya Gupta

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Affiliation: Cornea & Refractive Surgery, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC

Dr.Sruthi Srinivasan

Sruthi Srinivasan

Research Assistant Professor

Affiliation:Centre for Contact Lens Research, School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo, Canada

Dr.William Ngo

William Ngo

Postdoctoral Fellow

Affiliation: The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr.Cynthia I Tung

Cynthia I Tung

Assistant Professor

Affiliation: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Leslie E. O'Dell, OD, FAAO

Leslie E. O’Dell, OD, FAAO

Director, Dry Eye Center of PA

Affiliation: TFOS US Global Ambassador


Nadja Knop (L) / Erich Knop (R)

Nadja Knop (L) / Erich Knop (R)

Professor and director

Affiliation:University School of Medicine in Berlin Germany, the Ocular Surface Center Berlin (OSDB).

Dr.Edoardo Villani

Edoardo Villani

Assistant Professor

Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan.
Eye Clinic San Giuseppe Hospital, Milan, Italy.

Dr.Laura Rico del Viejo

Laura Rico del Viejo

MSc Advanced Optometr

Affiliation: Faculty of Optics and Optometry, Complutense University of Madrid
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in European Dry Eye Network (EDEN).

Clara Llorens-Quintana

Clara Llorens-Quintana

MSc in optics and advanced optometry

Affiliation: European Dry Eye Network (EDEN) in wroclaw university of sciences and technology (Poland), in the biomedical signal processing group (BSPG).

Dr.Tor Paaske Utheim

Tor Paaske Utheim


Affiliation: University of Oslo, Norway



Jennifer P. Craig

Associate Professor

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, New Zealand National Eye Centre, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr.Stuti Misra

Stuti Misra

BOptom (Dist), MSc (Hons), PhD, FAAO

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology New Zealand National Eye Centre,
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences The University of Auckland

Dr.Eric Papas

Eric Papas

Professorial Visiting Fellow

Affiliation:School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of New South Wales

Dr.Laura Downie

Laura Downie

Senior Lecturer and NHMRC Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) Fellow

Affiliation:Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

Dr.Maria Markoulli

Maria Markoulli

PhD MOptom GradCertOcTher FBCLA FAAO

Affiliation:The University of New South Wales, Sydney

Dr Alex

Alex Müntz

PhD MSc (Optom & VisSci)
Research Fellow

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology The University of Auckland



Choun-Ki Joo

Dean, Professor

Affiliation:The Catholic University of Korea

Dr. Kyoung Yul Seo

Kyoung Yul Seo

Professor of Department of Ophthalmology

Affiliation:Yonsei University College of Medicine

Dr.Jong Suk Song

Jong Suk Song


Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, Guro Hospital, Korea University of College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea

Dr.Tae-im Kim

Tae-im Kim


Affiliation:Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea

Dr.Kyung-Sun Na

Kyung-Sun Na

Clinical Assistant Professor

Affiliation:Yeouido St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea

Dr.Hosik Hwang

Hosik Hwang

Assistant professor

Affiliation:Department of ophthalmology, Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea

Jae Lim Chung

Jae Lim Chung

Associate professor

Affiliation:Kim’s Eye Hospital, Konyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Dr.Youngsub Eom

Youngsub Eom

Assistant Professor

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, Korea University College of Medicine

Dr.Ji Won Jung

Ji Won Jung

Clinical Assistant Professor

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology and Inha Vision Science Laboratory, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon, South Korea

Dr.Young-Sik Yoo

Young-Sik Yoo

Research Fellow

Affiliation:Department of Convergence Medical Science, College of Medicine,
The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea

Dr. Hyung il Kim

Hyung il Kim

Representative Director

Affiliation:Gyeongju St. Mary’s Eye Clinic.

Dr.Sung Yu

Sung Yu


Affiliation:Central ophthalmic clinic, Daegu, South Korea

Dr. Yongjae Cha

Yongjae Cha

Medical Director

Affiliation: Seoul Delight Eye Clinic, South Korea

Dr.Sun Woong Kim

Sun Woong Kim

Associate Professor

Affiliation:Dept of ophthalmology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine

Dr.Kyong Jin Cho

Kyong Jin Cho

Assistant Professor

Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, Dankook University Hospital, Dankook University, Cheonan, South Korea

Dr.Louis MG. Tong

Louis MG. Tong

Senior Consultant, Associate Professor

Affiliation:Cornea and external eye disease service Singapore National Eye Center, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Dr.Shu-Wen Chang

Shu-Wen Chang

Vice President and Professor

Affiliation: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Ban-Chiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Dr.Ching-Hsi Hsiao

Ching-Hsi Hsiao

Professor and Chief

Affiliation:Cornea and External Disease, Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei &Linkou, Taiwan

Dr.Arvin Sun

Arvin Sun

Associate Professor, Chair

Affiliation:Department of Chinese Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Department of Medical Research and Development, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung

Dr.I-Jong Wang

I-Jong Wang


Affiliation:Department of Ophthalmology, National Taiwan University Hospital Taipei, Taiwan;
Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

Dr.Yun Feng

Yun Feng

professor of Peking university 3rd hospital, Peking university eye center

Affiliation:Peking university 3rd hospital, Peking university eye center

Dr.Lingyi Liang

Lingyi Liang, MD., PhD.

Professor, Vice director of cornea and ocular surface department

Affiliation:Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yet-sen University,
State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Guangzhou, China

Dr.Xiuming Jin

Xiuming Jin


Affiliation:Eye Center, Affiliated Second Hospital, School of Medicine