Miss Vickie Lee has been a Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon at Imperial College and London North West Healthcare NHS Trusts. She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Imperial College School of Medicine.
She specializes in treatment of all eyelid conditions (including cosmetic), watering and dry eyes and is part of a small group of lacrimal specialists who is highly experienced in performing endonasal dacryocystorhinstomy for tear duct obstruction. She has an in-depth interest in orbital trauma and thyroid eye disease.
She works closely with an extensive network of leading specialists from other medical and surgical disciplines to ensure her patients can access the best multi-disciplinary care possible.
Alongside her clinical work, Miss Lee is dedicated to education, both for the medical students at Imperial College and for the future generation of ophthalmologists. She was awarded a teaching development grant from Imperial College to develop the online ophthalmology teaching platform and is a lecturer and supervisor on the BSc research program. She and her colleagues also run a successful oculoplastic fellowship program for the next generation of oculoplastic surgeons.
She has been an invited lecturer at many national and international conferences speaking on a variety of topics including thyroid eye disease orbital and facial trauma and cosmetic rejuvenation and has published in textbooks and in many leading peer reviewed journals. She is a Founder Member and Executive committee member of the British Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) and is the BOPSS National Lead for Thyroid Eye Disease to improve standards of care in this complex condition .
Training and Experience
Miss Lee graduated in medicine and surgery from the University of Cambridge with a Double First, completed her basic ophthalmic surgical training at the Western Eye Hospital in London and went on to higher surgical training in London. After her Oculoplastic Fellowship training in Moorfields Eye Hospital she took up her NHS consultant post in 2002.
Areas of Expertise
- Urgent Eye Care
- Dry and watering eye and Blepharitis
- Chalazion Incision and Curettage
- Oculoplastic (Eyelid) surgery
- Lacrimal (Tear duct) surgery
- Aesthetic:Ptosis, Blepharoplasty, anti-ageing facial rejuvenation including botulinum toxin injections and filler injections
- Thyroid Eye Disease
- Royal College of Ophthalmologists
- Founder Member BOPSS British Society Oculoplastic Surgery
- ESOPRS European Society Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- AAO American Academy Ophthalmology
- Imperial College Ophthalmology Research Group
- Royal Society of Medicine
Miss Lee is recognized by all major medical insurance schemes.