Dr. Nahyoung Grace Lee - Attending Physician, mass eye and ear

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Nahyoung Grace Lee, MD

Healthcare Professional
Oculoplastic Surgeon
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
243 Charles Street
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dr. Lee is an ophthalmic plastic surgeon and a member of the Mass. Eye and Ear Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service and the Center for Thyroid Eye Disease and Orbital Surgery. Her areas of special interest include orbit, eyelid, and tear drainage system dysfunctions, orbital tumors and inflammations, traumatic lacerations and fractures, and reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid surgery.

After graduating from Johns Hopkins University with an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience, Dr. Lee completed her medical training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She then completed her ophthalmology residency at the Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California. Subsequently, she completed a fellowship in Ocular Pathology and Oncology at the Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University where she received specialized training in treating ocular tumors.

Her research interests include clinical trials for targeted therapy in thyroid eye disease, clinical research in ocular oncology, and developing a mouse model of orbital inflammation.


Representative Publications:

Visual Field and Orbital Computed Tomography Correlation in Dysthyroid Optic Neuropathy Due to Thyroid Eye Disease

Reactivation of Thyroid Associated Orbitopathy Following Trauma With Intraorbital Foreign Body

Orbital Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in Thyroid Eye Disease: An Analysis of Vascular Growth Factors With Clinical Correlation

Simultaneous Ipsilateral Transconjunctival Repair of Upper and Lower Eyelid Retraction in Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy

Microdebrider Use in Orbital Surgery