Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee OD

Vision Optique

  • Address:
    5158 Buffalo Speedway
    Houston, TX 77005

  • Phone:
    (713) 838-2020

  • Web:
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Vision Optique

Improving your quality of life is our vision. Providing the finest in eye care and eyewear is our passion!

About Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD

Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Texas in Austin and her Doctor of Optometry magna cum laude degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry. She is the co-founder of Vision Optique. It is an innovative high-end optical, an advanced contact lens practice, and a comprehensive ocular health center founded in 1999. Dr. Shen Lee is passionate about helping people see better and live better lives, and inspiring other eye care professionals. She enjoys sharing the latest technology in contact lens, ophthalmic lenses, Ocular Aesthetics℠ and Digital Eye Health®. Dr. Shen Lee serves as an advisor on the topics of ocular health, lens innovations, health care social media, and anti-aging eye care.

Dr. Shen Lee immigrated to Dallas, Texas from Beijing at age 14. Both of her parents graduated from China’s most prestigious medical school, Peking Union Medical College (PUMC). Her upbringing in medical academia helped to shape her own career in helping others with their sight. In addition to practicing at Vision Optique, Dr. Shen Lee also founded iTravelCE in 2010.

Unique in destination education, iTravelCE is a bridge between the Asian and the American/European optical industries. It brings optometrists to Asia for their continuing medical education and to gain a better understanding of the optical industry in Asia. Through iTravelCE, Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee is a consultant and a speaker for various optical industry companies to introduce eye care professionals in the U.S. and Asia to the latest innovations in ophthalmic lenses, contact lens, luxury eye wear, anti-aging eye care, Digital Eye Health® and Ocular Aesthetics℠ products.

Dr. Shen Lee enjoys raising her young daughters to be global citizens and volunteering her time and talent at schools and in the Houston community. She was appointed by the Houston Mayor to serve on the Miller Theatre Advisory Board, and she currently serves on the Houston Ballet Foundation Board of Trustees.

Education:

UHCO (University of Houston College of Optometry), 1994 – 1998
Doctor of Optometry, Magna Cum Laude

UT Austin (University of Texas at Austin), 1990 – 1994
Bachelor of Art in Biology

Entrepreneurship and Business Experience:

Vision Optique, CEO and Co-Founder, 1999 – Present
Founded in 1999, Vision Optique is a premier private optometric practice in Houston. It is an innovative high-end optical, an advanced contact lens practice, and a comprehensive ocular health center.

Patients of Vision Optique enjoy being the first to experience the latest innovations in specialty contact
lens, ophthalmic lenses, sports and luxury eyewear, anti-aging eye care, digital eye health® and ocular aesthetics. Optical industry representatives often bring their regional and national leadership to Vision Optique to observe practice management approaches.

iTravelCE, LLC, Founder and Consultant, 2010 – Present
Unique in destination education, iTravelCE is a bridge between the Asian and the American/European optical industries. It brings optometrists to Asia for their continuing medical education and to gain a better understanding of the optical industry in Asia. Through iTravelCE, Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee is a consultant and a speaker for various optical industry companies to introduce eye care professionals in the U.S. and Asia to the latest innovations in ophthalmic lenses, contact lens, luxury eye wear, anti-aging eye care, Digital Eye Health® and Ocular Aesthetics products.

Advisory Board and Consulting:

Dr. Shen Lee is an advisor and a speaker for Shire, Johnson and Johnson Vision, and Essilor. She serves on the advisory boards for the following eye care industry companies: OCuSOFT, Bausch & Lomb, Luxottica, Guardion Health Sciences. Dr. Shen Lee also publishes and serves on the following editorial boards: Women In Optometry, Eye Care Business, Advanced Ocular Care.

Honors and Recognitions:

Table Talk Conversationalist for University of Houston Women’s Studies (2017)
Honoree of Women Raising the Standard by Fit Strong Sexy (2016)
Honoree of KNOWAutism Gala (2016)
Houston Ballet Foundation Board of Trustees (2015 – Present)
Honoree of International Mother’s Day Soiree (2015)
Best of Houston by Houston Press
2011 – Vision Optique voted Best of Houston in the Optometrist category, the first time the category of optometrist was introduced
2012, 2013, 2014 – Vision Optique voted one of the finalists for Best of Houston Optometrist
Vision Monday Optometric Business (June 2013)
2013 Optometric Business Innovator Award in Business Management
MBA Insights: Vision Optique featured as the Q4 2010 cover story and Q2 2012 feature story
Women in Optometry (quarterly supplemental magazine to Review of Optometry) iTravelCE’s founding is the Women in the News feature in Q1 2011 and story in Q2 2012
Miller Outdoor Theatre Advisory Board (2004 – 2010)

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