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John T. Lee, OD

Therapeutic Optometrist

Dr. Lee was born in Oklahoma City, OK and grew up and went to school in El Reno, OK. He went to Oklahoma State University and received his doctorate in Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry. He is certified in Therapeutic Optometry, Ocular Surface Disease, and Pharmacology. He is also certified in Orthokeratology. Dr. Lee has studied with Dr. Sami El Hage in Houston, TX, Dr. Forest Shed in Norman, OK, and Dr. Mason Hurt in Memphis, all of whom are nationally recognized in the field of Orthokeratology.

Dr. Lee was the Eye Clinic Director at Dunham Army Hospital at the US Army War College in Carlisle, PA. He served three years in the 330th Hospital Unit, spent a great deal of time in the VA Hospital, and has also worked with the Shelby County Health Department.

Dr. Lee is also a refractive laser surgery consultant and performs pre-op and post-op care for cataract and other eye surgeries for leading ophthalmologists in the Memphis area. He has a special emphasis in Glaucoma Management, the treatment of Chronic Dry Eye syndrome, and the treatment of eye infections and injuries.

Additionally, Dr. Lee is a member of the Tennessee Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, and the West Tennessee Optometric Association. He is past president of the White Station Lion’s Club and also past president of the King Cotton Toastmasters. Dr. Lee lives in Germantown and is a member of Bellevue Baptist Church.