ABOUT DR. LEE
Dr. Lillian Lee is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and provides comprehensive eye care with specialization in cataract and glaucoma consultation and surgery.
She was born and raised in San Diego, California. After ...
WHAT IS A CATARACT AND HOW IS IT TREATED?
The lens in the eye can become cloudy and hard, a condition known as a cataract. Cataracts can develop from normal aging, from an eye injury, or if you have taken medications known as steroids. Cataracts may cause blurred vision, dulled vision, sensitivity...read more
WHAT IS GLAUCOMA?
Glaucoma is a disease which affects the optic nerve, which is the cable that connects the eye to the brain and transmits all the visual information. Glaucoma is a disease where the eye pressure is usually too high and this damages the optic nerve. However, one can have so-called “normal” pressures...read more
DIABETES AND THE EYE
Diabetes is a frequent cause of blindness in the United States. In fact, it is the leading cause of blindness in patients aged 20-64 years. It is believed that high blood sugars cause damage to the fine blood vessels of the eye, resulting in hemorrhaging and protein leakage inside the eye and...read more