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Dr. Jennifer Jung yun Lee, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Jennifer Lee is an ophthalmologist practicing in Kirkland, WA. Dr. Lee specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Lee can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Lee can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
23 years Experience
Dr. Jennifer Jung yun Lee, MD
  • Kirkland, WA
  • Northwestern University, Evanston
  • Accepting new patients

Can contact lenses be worn by an 8-year-old?

It is possible if your 8-year-old has enough dexterity and ability to essentially touch his eye and hold his eyelid to get the lens in. It is usually a little too young for the READ MORE
It is possible if your 8-year-old has enough dexterity and ability to essentially touch his eye and hold his eyelid to get the lens in. It is usually a little too young for the vast majority of 8-year-olds and he probably should only use them for activities. Good luck!

What is the reason for double vision following an accident?

It could be nerve damage to the muscles that move the eye, damage to the muscles that move the eye or scar tissue around the eye. It should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist READ MORE
It could be nerve damage to the muscles that move the eye, damage to the muscles that move the eye or scar tissue around the eye. It should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist sooner rather than later as some issues need to be resolved ideally within two weeks of the injury

My eye looks different because of my astigmatism. Anything I can do?

Astigmatism simply means that the shape of your eye is not perfectly round. It does not cause an appearance change from one eye to the other. You should be seen by an ophthalmologist READ MORE
Astigmatism simply means that the shape of your eye is not perfectly round. It does not cause an appearance change from one eye to the other. You should be seen by an ophthalmologist to see why one eye appears different than another.

Anything to watch out for when using glaucoma eye drops?

Lumigan has minimal side effects, however it can cause a red eye, eyelash growth and dark circles under the eye. You do not need to avoid anything in your diet but it is helpful READ MORE
Lumigan has minimal side effects, however it can cause a red eye, eyelash growth and dark circles under the eye. You do not need to avoid anything in your diet but it is helpful to compress the side of your nose to decrease any systemic absorption of the medication.