Mr Kim Lett

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


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


Personal profile

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 speciality director for vitreo-retinal and cataract services. He was previously the speciality director of the emergency eye service.

Mr. Lett trains ophthalmologists, from both the UK and overseas, in vitreo-retinal and cataract 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 and general ophthalmology conditions.

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