Lee Guo, O.D., F.A.A.O. is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute locations in Baltimore Maryland. He provides comprehensive primary eye care with emphasis on dry eye, Sjögren’s Syndrome, and glaucoma. His specialty and research revolve around dry eye disease and rehabilitation of the ocular surface.
Dr. Guo is particularly interested in dry eye procedural treatments including microblepharoexfoliation, intense pulsed light, and both thermal and mechanical expression therapies for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction. In addition, he also specializes in a broad range of conventional and therapeutic contact lenses including gas permeable (GP), scleral, and corneal refractive therapy (CRT).
Dr. Guo has been part of Wilmer's clinical and research faculty since 2018. He is currently on staff with Wilmer's Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Team. As of 2020, he joined Wilmer's Cornea Division as a dry eye specialist and rehabilitative contact lens provider. Prior to coming on board to Wilmer, Dr. Guo practiced full-scope optometry for several years at Vision Care Specialists, a large private OD/MD group practice in Colorado, where he served as medical director for their dry eye specialty clinic.
Dr. Guo is an active fellow and clinical lecturer of the American Academy of Optometry. After finishing his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Guo achieved his Doctorate in Optometry at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale Florida. He completed didactic residency training in ocular disease at the C.W. Bill Young Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Bay Pines Florida, where he provided primary eye care, on-call ocular emergency consults, and low vision rehabilitation to local veterans.
His overall clinical philosophy centers on holistic evidence-based preventative care for all patients, from pediatric to geriatric.