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Dr. Christopher Gee

Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
West Jordan, UT
16 years experience male

Locations

Salt Lake Retina

West Valley, UT

Address

4155 W. 3465 South Suite #4, West Valley, UT, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(801) 260-0035

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Altius Health Plan

Blue Cross of Idaho

SelectHealth

Medicare

Medicaid

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Cigna

Salt Lake Retina

West Jordan, UT

About

Bio

2012- Current : Associate, Salt Lake Retina 2010-2012: Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA Frederic G. Rappaport and Rosalind Alcott Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow, Clinical Instructor 2009-2010: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Ophthalmology Chief Resident 2007-2009: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Ophthalmology Resident 2002-2006: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine M.D. May 2006 Crile Research Fellow, Lubrizol Scholar 1996-2002: Brigham Young University Bachelor of Arts, American Studies Golden Key National Honor Society, Sigma Iota Rho National Honor Society

Specialties
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Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

Ophthalmology

Retinal Surgery

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
34 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
It should get better: Usually there is some swelling after chalazion surgery. It may take a few weeks for the swelling to resolve. An anti-inflammatory will help, such as... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Yes, but not likely: Lattice degeneration is a thinning of the retina that can lead to a retinal tear or retinal detachment. Both are very serious conditions. It is stron... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Usually no: Most often no additional treatment is needed. Laser is a permanent solution to a retinal tear. Some patient experience new retinal tears after the i... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Don't wait: A corneal ulcer can cause permanent damage to your cornea. It can lead to more serious infection if left untreated. It can cause permanent vision lo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Surgery now!: If your retina is detached, time is vision! The sooner your retina is repaired the more likely you are to regain vision lost, or prevent permanent vi... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Quickly: A retinal tear can lead to a detachment in a hurry. The best treatment is to see a retina specialist as soon as possible. Time is vision! A retinal ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Not likely: Computer use may cause eye strain, but it should not lead to retinal detachment.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Surgery now!: If your retina is detached, time is vision! The sooner your retina is repaired the more likely you are to regain vision lost, or prevent permanent vi... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Get an exam: The only way to find out is to have an exam by a qualified eye MD. AAO.org is very helpful. If you have a retinal detachment, the sooner you see a s... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Surgery now!: If your retina is detached, time is vision! The sooner your retina is repaired the more likely you are to regain vision lost, or prevent permanent vi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
It depends. . .: It depends on the drops you are using. Some retina surgeons routinely place patients on dilating drops after surgery to reduce inflammation or help w... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Get an exam: The only way to find out is to have an exam by a qualified eye MD. AAO.org is very helpful. If you have a retinal detachment, the sooner you see a s... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Surgery now!: If your retina is detached, time is vision! The sooner your retina is repaired the more likely you are to regain vision lost, or prevent permanent vi... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Not usually: Vitreous detachment happens to all of us, eventually. The great majority of the time it does not cause problems. In the very small majority of patien... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Get an exam: The only way to find out is to have an exam by a qualified eye MD. AAO.org is very helpful. If you have a retinal detachment, the sooner you see a s... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Wait on LASIK: Latttice degeneration is a thinning of your retina, and may lead to a retinal tear or retinal detachment. It is strongly advised to see a retina spec... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Surgery now!: If your retina is detached, time is vision! The sooner your retina is repaired the more likely you are to regain vision lost, or prevent permanent vi... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Enjoy your life!: There is some debate that rapid acceleration or deceleration may increase the risk of retinal detachment. My opinions is that it does not. What is mor... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
No: Lattice degeneration is usually static. It is not likely to progress. It can be treated and monitored by a retina specialist to ensure that it does n... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
If symptomatic . . .: Vitreous detachment happens to all of us, eventually. The great majority of the time it does not cause problems. In the very small majority of patien... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Surgery now!: If your retina is detached, time is vision! The sooner your retina is repaired the more likely you are to regain vision lost, or prevent permanent vi... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 16 years experience
Not usually: Vitreous detachment happens to all of us, eventually. The great majority of the time it does not cause problems. In the very small majority of patien... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2007

Affiliations

American Society of Retina Specialists, Member
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
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