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Vanessa Lima, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
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The Medical Eye Center, Columbia

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-0773 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


Blepharoplasty, Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Dry Eyes, Eyelid Cancer, Eyelid disease, Eyelid Malposition, Eyes, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Ophthalmology, Ptosis, Tearing


Dr. Lima is a board-certified ophthalmologist providing comprehensive medical and surgical eye care for the entire family. She is a fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive eye surgeon and has a special interest in eyelid malposition and eyelid cancer. Dr. Lima has participated and directed ophthalmic missions abroad. She has written several peer-reviewed publications in the fields of ophthalmology and oculoplastics.

Dr. Lima served as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute at Columbia from 2008-2012. She currently serves as an Ophthalmology Consultant to the Medical Eye Center in Columbia.


  • English

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    • University of Maryland School of Medicine


    • University of Maryland Medical System (2005)


    • University of Adelaide (2006)


    • American Board of Ophthalmology (2008)
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    The Medical Eye Center, Columbia
    8860 Columbia 100 Parkway
    Columbia, MD 21045
    Phone: 410-997-9900
    Appointment Phone: 410-997-9900
    Fax: 410-997-4498
    Medical Eye Center- Olney
    3402 Oland Wood Court
    Olney, MD 20832
    Phone: 301-774-2750
    Appointment Phone: 301-774-2750
    Fax: 301-774-2756


    • Ophthalmology

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