Mr Kim Lett

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MB BS, FRCOphth

Year qualified:1997

Specialty

Personal profile

Consultant Q&A Cataracts

Mr. Kim Son Lett qualified from St.George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London and completed his higher specialist training in ophthalmology at Leicester Royal Infirmary before undertaking further sub-specialist training in vitreo-retinal surgery at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. 

He has worked as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre since 2011, where he is also the specialty director for vitreo-retinal and emergency eye services. 

Mr. Lett trains ophthalmologists, from both the UK and overseas, in vitreo-retinal surgery up to consultant level. He treats patients with: Cataracts, routine and complex, with a selection of lens implants Vitreo-retinal problems, including retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane and floaters Macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and diabetic eye disease Retinal laser treatment General ophthalmology conditions. 

Professional Membership

  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • British & Eire Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeons
  • British Emergency Eye Care Society
  • Midland Ophthalmological Society
  • Medical Defence Union

Clinical Interests


  • Vitreoretinal and cataract surgery 
  • Macular and diabetic eye disease 
  • General ophthalmology 
  • Emergency eye care 
  • Ocular trauma

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