Dr. Steven Lee
Founder & Chief Science Officer, Visibly
Dr. Steven Lee is the Founder and Chief Science Officer of Visibly. Founded in 2012, Visibly is a Chicago-based healthcare technology company that creates digital eye care technologies. Their online vision test allows patients to renew their prescription anywhere, anytime. Visibly also offers eye care providers, eyewear retailers, and other organizations customizable software solutions to enable a better patient and consumer experience.
Dr. Lee has dedicated his career to the acceleration of patient care delivery mechanisms. He has over 6 years of experience in telemedicine operations, and has led the charge in innovating the eye care space using telemedicine. In addition to his formal training in eye care, Dr. Lee has a background in engineering, as well as a keen interest in optics.
Before starting Visibly, he was previously in clinical practice from 2007-2013. During that time, he focused on the areas of difficult contact lens fittings, ocular disease treatment, and dry eye management. In addition to seeing patients in the past, Dr. Lee has also taught ophthalmology students the basics of clinical refraction and the systematic approach to contact lens fittings.
He has managed numerous surgical cases and was previously a reviewer for the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education, as well as a researcher and clinical investigator for the Global Revitalens Experience and Acceptance Trial. Dr. Lee has been honored with a number of patent grants, and continues to innovate to improve patient care on a daily basis.