Mr Nicholas Lee
Past President, Ophthalmology Section, Royal Society of Medicine
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Mr Nicholas Lee has been an NHS consultant at the Hillingdon Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital since 1997. He retired from NHS practice in 2019 but has continued his private practice and teaching since then. He led the diabetic eye services at the Hillingdon Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital and is actively involved in the diabetic screening programmes of both areas.
Mr Lee specialises in age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) and was one of the first centres to adopt Photodynamic Therapy in 2000. Since then, he has kept very much at the forefront of the treatments for ARMD, procuring and using the very latest examination instruments including the new Optical Coherence Tomography machines.
Mr Lee is very much an early adopter of new technology and techniques and strives to keep at the forefront of treatments. He is well known for his IT skills as author of the ABC of Medical Computing.