Wendy W. Lee, M.D., M.S.
Wendy W. Lee, M.D., M.S., Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology & 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. 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. She completed both her residency and internship at her medical school alma mater, 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, orbital and eyelid trauma, tearing disorders, eyelid malpositions, orbital tumors, 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 photorejuvenation. She also performs laser skin resurfacing to rejuvenate the face, neck, hands and eyelids.
Dr. Lee dedicates time to the teaching of residents, fellows and medical students on a daily basis. She is also co-director of UM Cosmetic Medicine, a multidisciplinary cosmetic group involving the departments of ophthalmology, dermatology, ENT and plastic surgery. Together with her colleagues she organizes multispecialty trainings in cosmetic injectables and topical treatments. Dr. Lee also trains physicians and health care professionals on aesthetic injectables, lasers, light therapy and topical treatments of the eyelid, face and body.
Dr. Lee conducts research at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute with special interests in eyelid reconstruction, aging of the eyelid skin, and aesthetic lasers. As well she 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 other nations. 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.