As a medical director, senior consultant and strategic partner of Parkway Eye Centre, Dr Lee provides eye care both locally and internationally. Prior to his current appointment, Dr Lee was formerly the Head of Lasik surgery in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and National University Hospital (NUH).
Dr Lee is Singapore’s ‘Everest’ Lasik surgeon – having performed Lasik for Singaporean explorer Khoo Swee Chiow, as well as the Singapore Women Everest Team members who climbed Mount Everest in 2009. He is also one of only three Asian surgeons who sit on the 10-member Global Advisory Board for Refractive Surgery, Bausch & Lomb. A sought-after speaker at many international and regional eye meetings, Dr Lee was awarded the ACE Award, the highest educator award for training Asia-Pacific surgeons in cataract and refractive surgery, by the Asia-Pacific Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery in 1994. Dr Lee’s clinical interests include astigmatism, cataracts (senile and complicated cataracts, bladeless cataract surgery), corneal disorders, eye diseases, eye injuries, glaucoma and myopia.
Other conditions he treats include diabetic retinopathy and eye vascular disorders.
He also performs corneal transplants, implantable contact lens for people with myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia and astigmatism, and Lasik surgery (Lasek, Epi-Lasik and Lasik Xtra).