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Dr. Joseph Y. Lee

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Phone: +44 ** **** ****  HQ Phone
TES
26 Red Lion Square
London WC1R 4HQ
United Kingdom

Company Description: The TES also publishes other regular specials including First Appointments (for trainees and newly qualified teachers); Going Places (school visits); Read On...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • University of Michigan Medical School
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Web References
Welcome | Lasik Eye Center
leelasik.com, 12 June 2014 [cached]
About Dr. Joseph Lee Other Services provided by Dr. Lee's Patients
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Dr Lee The Inventor
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Dr. Lee has excellent yelp reviews. Dr. Lee will guarantee in writing that not a single review posted for Dr. Lee on Yelp.com for Lasik Eye Center has been written by Dr. Lee, his friends, employees, or relatives (as of this writing - March 2012. Yes, some of those patients have become Dr. Lee's friends, but not before they had lasik by Dr. Lee. (On July, 2010 - One friend left a review on Yelp.com).
CLEAN RECORD: Dr. Lee has performed over 65,000 Lasik cases in the past 15 years. Since Dr. Lee founded Lasik Eye Center, he has not had a single lasik claim, lawsuit, or settlement from one of his patients. No other Lasik surgeon in California claims to have performed this many consecutive cases without a single lawsuit, claim, or settlement. Dr. Lee's excellent record is a combination of his education, experience, judgment, knowledge of his equipment and attention to detail.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL: Dr. Lee has personally calibrated the laser for every patient he ever performed Lasik for, aside from his time in fellowship. Dr. Lee has personally washed the Lasik instruments for every patient he has ever performed Lasik for, aside from his time in fellowship. Dr. Lee has personally input the data into the computer for every patient he has ever performed Lasik for.
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Dr. Joseph Lee received LASIK training in a two year refractive surgery fellowship (at the prestigious Doheny Eye Institute/USC). Dr. Lee obtained the fellowship through a competitive match of over dozens of very qualified applicants, .
Dr. Lee trained under the American Academy of Ophthalmologys Refractive Surgery Interest Group Chairman.
Dr. Joseph Lee is Board Certified (Diplomate) by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the largest certifying body for eye surgeons.
At the age of 20, Dr. Joseph Lee scored 71 on his MCAT, Medical College Admissions Test (That corresponds to about 12; the average at Harvard Medical School in 2005 was 11.7).
Dr. Joseph Lee scored 97 percentile on his Board Exam Part 1 (better score than 97% of all physicians that year) on his National Medical Boards, which is taken by all U.S. physicians.
Dr. Joseph Lee scored 94 percentile on his OKAP (Standardized National Ophthalmology Knowledge test in his first year of residency, National test taken by ALL U.S. ophthalmologists).
If you Google "dr lee lasik", you will find that Dr. Lee is consistently in the top ten in the world in the google ranking. For the past several years, Dr. Lee has been Number 1 in the google ranking under this particular search (as of 2010).
Experience/Commitment to Quality:
Lasik Eye Center is the FIRST laser center to be established in this local area.
Dr. Joseph Lee has personally performed over 65,000 LASIK procedures, not including other microsurgical ophthalmic procedures such as cataract surgery, corneal transplant surgery, glaucoma surgery, astigmatic keratotomy, PRK, and LASEK. Among the hundreds of surgeons performing Lasik in California, less than a handful of surgeons in California have performed this many cases in the past 15 years.
NO other surgeon in California has personally performed the pre-op evaluation, laser calibration, lasik surgery, instrument cleaning, and post-op care for over 65,000 lasik cases.
Dr. Lee has the CLEANEST record of any surgeon who has performed 65,000 lasik cases in California.
Dr. Joseph Lee has performed Lasik on over 30 Lasik Eye Center employees.
Dr. Lee has performed Lasik on over 700 physicians.
Dr. Lee has performed Lasik on hundreds of dentists (including three dentists in one family).
Dr. Joseph Lee has performed Lasik on many close family members, including his wife (also an ophthalmologist), mother, father, brother, brothers wife, wife's brother, and wife's sister. Those cases included high myopia (approx. 9.0 D), and high astigmatism (-5.0 D).
Dr. Lee owns ten excimer lasers, including the Nidek EC-5000 and the Visx S-4 IR Customvue wavefront lasers. Very few doctors own even 2 excimer laser machines, and often doctors have their laser machines only on consignment (pay the company a much higher fee per procedure performed).
Dr. Lee operates at THREE locations; he is the only Lasik surgeon at all three locations.
Dr. Lee was featured in EyeNet (published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology) Vol.3, No.5 - "Intacs Rings a Bell for Refractive Innovators", May 1999.
Grant: National Eye Institute, SBIR Phase I grant, Principal Investigator. An Adjustable and Reversible Implant for the Correction of Myopia - March 1999. Dr. Lee won a very prestigious SBIR grant; the National Eye Institute chose Dr. Lee as one of only a few companies in California that year to receive a $100,000 grant based on Dr. Lee's discoveries in refractive surgery, as a student.
Featured in EyeWorld - "Dr. Lee introduces an in-situ adjustable corneal technology to increase the predictability of refractive procedures", January 1999.
Awarded Best Paper Presentation, Pre- American Academy of Ophthalmology International Society of Refractive Surgery meeting, Refractive Implant Session, November 1998, as a resident in training in ophthalmology.
Invited to Present at the "Late Breaking Refractive Surgery News", American Academy of Ophthalmology's Refractive Surgery Symposium, November 1998; only 4 other internationally reknown refractive surgeons were invited to speak for that Late Breaking Refractive Surgery News session; Dr. Lee was invited at that time when he was only a resident in training.
Extensive experience in innovating new refractive surgery techniques. Dr. Lee has authored over 12 United States Patents in the area of refractive surgery. Six of Dr. Lees patents have been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Most physicians have not even received one patent.
Issued U.S. Patents authored by Dr. Joseph Lee, all in refractive surgery:
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Dr. Lee was pioneering a new refractive technique that was recognized by top U.S. laser surgeons including Dr. Marguerite McDonald (first human PRK in the world) who has referred to it as Dr. Joseph Lees brainchild as one of the techniques for the new millennium.
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Dr. Joseph Lee's research and innovations in laser vision correction has improved outcomes for all Nidek laser users (as acknowledged by Nidek Corporation in a letter to Dr. Lee), over 1000 lasers and an estimated 1500 refractive surgeons.
Dr. Lee awarded $40,000 value Warranty for his research with the Nidek Laser (from Nidek).
Official Nidek Certified Physician Trainer in the past (only 25 in U.S., 2000-2004)
President of Tri-County Eye Society, 1999-2000.
Dr. Joseph Lee has personally calibrated the laser for each patient he has performed LASIK for. Typically, a laser is calibrated for every TWO OR THREE LASIK patients and usually calibrated by a technician.
LASIK EYE CENTER owns several independent mobile laser power/energy monitors that it keeps ON-SITE to re-calibrate the laser calibration system itself, as needed (98% of laser centers do NOT own one).
Dr. Joseph Lee has personally washed and sterilized the Lasik instruments for each Lasik patient he has performed surgery on. Usually, a technician washes the instruments. However, a poorly washed instrument can cause inflammation after Lasik.
Because Dr. Lee personally maintains the Lasik instruments, in over 65,000 Lasik cases at LASIK EYE CENTER, Dr. Lee has not had a single case of central DLK following Lasik.
Dr. Joseph Lee personally inputs every patients data into the laser computer and rechecks it three times, avoiding a mistake that might be made by a careless technician.
Contact | Lasik Eye Center
leelasik.com, 12 June 2014 [cached]
About Dr. Joseph Lee Other Services provided by Dr. Lee's Patients
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Dr Lee The Inventor
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Dr. Lee is the Founder and Medical Director of Lasik Eye Center.
Lasik Eye Center -

Doctor's Profile


www.click2lasik.com, 23 May 2010 [cached]
Dr. Joseph Lee is the Founder and Medical Director of Lasik Eye Center which has THREE locations. We are the ONLY and ORIGINAL Lasik Eye Center in California. No other Corporation has the right to use the name, "Lasik Eye Center" in California. There are NINE excimer lasers within the three centers. Dr. Lee performs all of the Lasik in all three centers.
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Lasik Eye Center - Dr Joseph Lee
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Dr. Lee graduated from the Univ. of Michigan Medical School (Top Ten U.S. Medical School, U.S. News Ranking)
Dr. Joseph Y. Lee received LASIK training in a two year refractive surgery fellowship (at the prestigious Doheny Eye Institute USC). Dr. Lee was selected (from dozens of exceptional candidates) into a paid fellowship because of his outstanding credentials.
Dr. Lee trained under the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Refractive Surgery Interested Group Chairman.
Dr. Joseph Y. Lee is Board Certified (Diplomate) by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the largest certifying body for eye surgeons. Dr. Lee is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
At the age of 19, Dr. Joseph Y. Lee scored very well on his MCAT, Medical College Admissions Test (higher than the average of the top three U.S. Medical schools that year). To compare to current scores, Dr. Lee's average was 11.8. The average MCAT score at Harvard Medical School in 2005 was 11.7.
Dr. Joseph Y. Lee scored 97 percentile on his National Medical Boards Part I, which is taken by all U.S. physicians.
Dr. Joseph Lee has one of the cleanest (if not THE cleanest) record of any Lasik surgeon in California who has performed over 42,000 Lasik cases. Since Dr. Lee founded Lasik Eye Center in 1999, Dr. Lee has had zero (0) lasik lawsuits from a patient of his, 0 lasik claims, and 0 lasik settlements in his three offices. No other lasik doctor in California makes this claim.
Dr. Lee has the most positive lasik reviews on YELP.COM for Southern California. Just look up lasik under LA.
Dr. Lee has the most elite yelp reviews in the United States as of June 19, 2009. Yelp.com is probably the largest review web site in the U.S.
Dr. Lee has excellent hand-eye coordination. There is probably not another lasik surgeon in the United States that is better than Dr. Lee -- at Table Tennis! Dr. Lee has not lost in a match of Table Tennis in over 10 years. Of course, he doesn't play against professionals.
Dr. Lee does not have a hand tremor.
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The October issue (2006) of the very popular Japanese magazine, the Lighthouse, after interviewing numerous Lasik surgeons, concluded in their feature lasik article, that Dr. Lee had performed Lasik for the most asian patients in the United States.
Try performing a google search on "dr lee lasik" and you will find Dr. Lee to consistently be Number one (in the world) of over 300,000 searched web sites. Under these search terms, Dr. Lee has been number one on google for the past year. This is the first and only "original" Lasik Eye Center in California. Others have tried to take advantage of the name by misspelling "center" but don't be fooled.
You can also find Dr. Lee on Yahoo Locals by searching "lasik los angeles" or "lasik Cerritos".
You can also find Dr. Lee on Google maps by searching "Lasik los angeles" or "lasik cerritos".
Dr. Joseph Y. Lee has performed Lasik on over 50 Lasik Eye Center current and past employees.
Dr. Joseph Lee has performed Lasik on over 30 family members, including his wife (also an ophthalmologist), mother, father, brother, sister-in-laws (x 2), brother-in-law and cousin's husband. Dr. Lee treats his patients better than his family. Dr. Lee's first lasik case was his own brother, who is still 20/20 without glasses today. Among his treated family members are a -9 D myope and a relative with -5 D astigmatism.
Dr. Lee has also performed Lasik on over 700 doctors and 600 dentists. Dr. Lee has performed Lasik on over 700 attorneys. Dr. Lee has also performed Lasik on many friends who are also physicians. Dr. Lee has also performed Lasik on patients who are friends and relatives of other Lasik surgeons. On one clinic day a few years ago, there were three Harvard trained doctors in Dr. Lee's waiting room, all scheduled for lasik surgery.
Dr. Lee was featured in EyeNet (published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology) Vol.3, No.5 - "Intacs Rings Bell for Refractive Innovators", May 1999
Grant: National Eye Institute (Division of the NIH, National Institute of Health), SBIR Phase I grant ($100,000), Principal Investigator. An adjustable and Reversible Implant for the Correction of Myopia - March 1999 Featured in EyeWorld - "Dr. Lee introduces an in-situ adjustable corneal technology to increase the predictability of refractive procedures". January 1999
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Dr. Lee has authored over 12 United States patents in the area of refractive surgery with 6 issued U.S. patents. Dr. Lee is currently working on several more refractive surgery patents.
Dr. Lee's innovative lasik techniques include arguably the best wrinkle treatment method in the world and an excellent epithelial ingrowth treatment method.
Won Award for BEST PRESENTATION at International Society of Refractive Surgery meeting.
Dr. Joseph Lee's research and innovations in laser vision correction has improved outcomes for ALL surgeons who use the Nidek laser for Lasik (as acknowledged by Nidek in a letter to Dr. Lee), over 1000 lasers and an estimated 1500 refractive surgeons worldwide.
Dr. Joseph Lee was awarded $40,000 value Warranty for his research with the Nidek Laser (from Nidek).
Dr. Joseph Lee was the Tri-County Eye Society President, 1999-2000
Dr. Joseph Lee personally calibrates the laser for each patient. On average, Dr. Lee calibrates the laser twice for each patient. Dr. Lee has personally calibrated excimer lasers more than 35,000 times. Don't believe for a second that a young technician who has worked for a laser doctor for a year comes close to Dr. Lee in laser calibration experience. Not a single technician who assists Dr. Lee in surgery can ever claim to have every calibrated Dr. Lee's lasers a single time.
Dr. Joseph Lee personally WASHES and sterilizes the Lasik Instruments for each Lasik patient. Dr.Lee has never had any of his technicians ever wash any of his Lasik instruments for him in over 30,000 cases. Dr. Lee is not aware of any other Lasik surgeon who has practiced this way for over 42,000 cases.
Over 95% of Dr. Joseph Lee's patients with low to moderate nearsightedness achieve 20/20 vision. Less than 5% of Dr. Joseph Lee's patients require enhancements surgery. Dr. Joseph Lee is the most experienced Lasik surgeon in the koreatown area, Cerritos/Artesia area, and the whole South Bay area.
Dr. Lee has never used the ladarvision laser on a single patient. If you google "ladarvision recall", you will see Dr. Lee made the right decision.
None of Dr. Lee's Lasers are located on a wooden floor. All of Dr. Lee's lasers are located on ground level on a concrete foundation.
News from Abacus e-Media.
www.abacusemedia.com, 12 April 2011 [cached]
Joseph Lee, Times Educational Supplement, TSL Education
Concordat Watch - Separation of church and state (secularism) | What is church-state separation (aka political secularism)?
www.concordatwatch.org [cached]
Joseph Lee, Times Educational Supplement, 2010:
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20. Joseph Lee, "FEfocus Editorial - Livin' on a prayer?
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