Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Lee is a pediatric optometrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology in the UAB School of Medicine. She sees patients from ages six months to 18 years for comprehensive eye care, and she also sees patients of all ages who have binocular vision problems. Dr. Lee specializes in refractive errors (nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism), amblyopia (“lazy eye”), strabismus (eye turns), and binocular difficulties (eye teaming and focusing difficulties), along with ocular health evaluations. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Lee completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia. She received her Optometry Doctorate Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, and completed a pediatric residency at SUNY College of Optometry and Brooklyn Woodhull Medical Center in New York, NY. Dr. Lee is a Fellow and an active member of the American Academy of Optometry. She also completed a Master’s of Science degree in Health Behavior in the School of Public Health at UAB.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Atypical presentation of acute acquired comitant esotropia.Clinical and Experimental Optometry.  100:192-194. 2017
    2016 Academic Difficulty and Vision Symptoms in Children with Concussion.Optometry and Vision Science.  94:60-67. 2016

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Lee is a member of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, and has been an investigator in many studies funded through the National Eye Institute. She has been lead vision therapist on the Convergences Insufficiency Trial—Attention and Reading Trial. She has also worked with patients who have suffered concussions and head trauma who have residual eye teaming difficulties and vision complaints.
  • Investigator On

  • Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial - Attention and Reading Trial (CITT-ART)  awarded by SALUS UNIVERSITY 2014 - 2019
  • Hyperopia Treatment Study 1: Glasses Versus Observation for Moderate Hyperopia in Young Children (HTS1)  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2016 - 2018
  • Amblyopia Treatment Study - Augmenting Atropine Treatment (ATS)  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2014 - 2018
  • Correction of Refractive Error for Amblyopia Protocol (XO1)  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2014 - 2018
  • Amblyopia Treatment Study (A TS20): Binocular Dig Rush Game Treatment for Amblyopia  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2017 - 2018
  • Intermittent Exotrophia Study 5 (IXT5): A Randomized Clinical Trial of Overminus Spectacle Therapy for Intermittent Exotropia  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2017 - 2018
  • Study of Binocular Computer Activities for Treatment of Amblyopia (ATS18)  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2014 - 2018
  • Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Study: Effectiveness of Home Based Therapy for Symptomatic Convergence Insufficiency  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2012 - 2016
  • Intermittent Exotropia Study 2 (IXT2): A Randomized Clinical Trial of Observation Versus Occlusion Therapy for Intermittent Exotropia  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2014 - 2016
  • Hyperopia Treatment Study 1: Glasses versus Observation for Moderate Hyperopia in Young Children (HTS1)  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2014 - 2015
  • Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trail - Attention and Reading Trial  awarded by National Eye Institute/NIH/DHHS 2014
  • Hyperopia Treatment Study 1 (HTS1) Glasses Verses Observation for Moderate Hyperopia in Young Children: Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group  awarded by JAEB CENTER FOR HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2012 - 2014
  • Teaching Activities

  • OPT311L - Anomalies of BV II Lab (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • OPT224L - Anomalies Binocular Vision Lab (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • OPT311L - Anomalies of BV II Lab (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • OPT224L - Anomalies Binocular Vision Lab (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • OPT224 - Anomalies Binocular Vision I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • OPT224L - Anomalies Binocular Vision Lab (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN414 - Spec Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN414 - Spec Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN414 - Spec Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN414 - Spec Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN414 - Spec Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • OPT311L - Anomalies of BV II Lab (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • OPT311L - Anomalies of BV II Lab (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN232 - Clinic Rotation I Op Serv/VT (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN232 - Clinic Rotation I Op Serv/VT (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN232 - Clinic Rotation I Op Serv/VT (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN232 - Clinic Rotation I Op Serv/VT (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN232 - Clinic Rotation I Op Serv/VT (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN232 - Clinic Rotation I Op Serv/VT (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN232 - Clinic Rotation I Op Serv/VT (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN232 - Clinic Rotation I Op Serv/VT (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN332 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN332 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN332 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN332 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN332 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • OPT224L - Anomalies Binocular Vision Lab (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • OPT224L - Anomalies Binocular Vision Lab (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • CLN421 - Pediatric Opt Clinic III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN421 - Pediatric Opt Clinic III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN421 - Pediatric Opt Clinic III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN421 - Pediatric Opt Clinic III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN421 - Pediatric Opt Clinic III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN424 - Special Clinic Rotations III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN424 - Special Clinic Rotations III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN312 - Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • OPT211 - CEVS I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN411 - Pediatric Opt Clinic II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN414 - Spec Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN414 - Spec Clinical Rotation II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN351 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN351 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN351 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN351 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • CLN351 - Pediatric Optometry Clinic I (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, University of Georgia
  • Doctor of Optometry, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Full Name

  • Sarah Lee
  • Blazerid

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