Wendy W. Lee, MD, MS
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Dermatology Oculofacial, Plastic, and
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Wendy W. Lee, MD, MS
Wendy W. Lee, MD, MS, Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Dermatology, specializes in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery with a special interest in aesthetic medicine. Dr. Lee earned her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Master of Science degree in physiology from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She completed both her residency and internship at Tulane University and a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Dr. Lee treats a broad spectrum of oculoplastic disorders, including eyelid cancers, trauma, tearing disorders, eyelid malpositions, orbital tumors, and infection and inflammation of the lids and orbit. In addition, Dr. Lee provides the full range of services offered at the Institute’s Aesthetic Center, including blepharoptosis surgery; blepharoplasty of the upper and lower lids; brow and forehead lifts; and non-surgical cosmetic enhancements, including botulinum toxin treatments, dermal fillers, and neck injections to treat the fat underneath the chin. She also performs photorejuvenation with lights and laser skin resurfacing for the face, neck, hands, and eyelids.
Dr. Lee dedicates time to the teaching of residents, fellows, medical students, and community physicians. She is co-director of University of Miami Cosmetic Medicine, a multidisciplinary cosmetic group involving the departments of ophthalmology, dermatology, ears, nose, and throat (ENT), and plastic surgery. Together with her colleagues she organizes multispecialty trainings in cosmetic injectables, topical treatments, and lasers.
Dr. Lee conducts research at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute with special interest in eyelid reconstruction, the aging eyelid skin, and aesthetic lasers. She also lectures around the world on oculoplastic disorders and aesthetic treatments related to the eye. She has been featured on CNN for her charitable work on patients from Third World countries. She has also been featured on local news channels such as NBC and WSFL, and is often quoted in women’s interest magazines such as Allure, Marie Claire, and Women’s Health regarding aesthetic treatments around the eyes.