Dr Tony Chen (Ophthalmologist)

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Dr Tony S. Chen is a comprehensive Ophthalmologist with subspecialist fellowship training in Cataract and Refractive surgery, manual small-incision cataract surgery (MSICS) and Medical Retina. He specialises in refractive (laser) surgery and premium cataract/lens surgery, and in retinal conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal vein occlusions.

After graduating in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Otago, New Zealand and completing Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) at the University of Sydney, Dr Chen underwent specialist ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital. He further completed a fellowship in comprehensive ophthalmology as the Senior Registrar at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney.

Dr Chen then travelled abroad to complete three further subspecialty fellowships in Medical Retina (Taipei, Taiwan), Cataract and Refractive Surgery (The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide SA) and MSICS (Solomon Islands; Alice Springs NT). He was awarded the prestigious Sydney Eye Hospital Alumni Association Travelling Scholarship.

Dr Chen takes pride in keeping up-to-date with the evidence and latest advances in ophthalmology and is actively involved in research. He has written several publications and has presented at multiple conferences. He has also been involved in the training of future Ophthalmologists as a former Clinical Associate Lecturer and current Adjunct Lecturer at the University of New South Wales.

Dr Chen aims to provide the highest quality eye surgery. He believes in clear communication and patient-centred care. Dr Chen strives to empower his patients with evidence-based knowledge to tailor individual needs.

Besides English, Dr Chen is fluent in Chinese, Mandarin, Taiwanese and basic Cantonese.


Specialty services include but not limited to:

- Micro-incisional Cataract surgery, with premium intraocular lenses and secondary laser treatment combinations, to ensure the best refractive outcomes.
- Vision Correction procedures using laser or lens implantation for treating long- or short-sightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Keratoconus management including Collagen Cross-Linking to achieve stability.
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Vascular Disease
- Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Hospital Affiliations
San Day Surgery (Hornsby, NSW)
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Woodville, SA)
Sydney Hospital / Sydney Eye Hospital (Sydney, NSW)
Royal North Shore Hospital (St Leonards, NSW)
Sussex Day Surgery (Haymarket, NSW)
Sydney Surgical Centre (Randwick, NSW)
East Sydney Private Hospital (Woolloomooloo, NSW)
Affiliated Clinics
Eye and Retina Specialists
George St Eye Centre
Southeastern Eye Care - Hurstville
Hornsby Laser Eye Centre
Sydney Eye Clinic - Darlinghurst
Burwood Eye Specialists
Affiliated Universities
University of New South Wales
Medical Interventions
Cataract Surgery
Laser Cataract Surgery
LASIK
Medical retina

Practice Locations

Sydney

Eye and Retina Specialists
C1 30-36 O'Dea Avenue
Waterloo NSW 2017 
Australia
(02) 9699 0001
George St Eye Centre
Level 11
501 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000 
Australia
(02) 9230 0010
Southeastern Eye Care - Hurstville
Suite 501 Level 5
208 Forest Road
Hurstville NSW 2220 
Australia
(02) 9387 6763
Hornsby Laser Eye Centre
Madison Building
Suite 18 Level 1
25-29 Hunter Street
Hornsby NSW 2077 
Australia
(02) 9230 0010
Sydney Eye Clinic - Darlinghurst
Level 2
213-219 Darlinghurst Road
Darlinghurst NSW 2010 
Australia
(02) 8302 1140
Burwood Eye Specialists
280 Burwood Road
Burwood NSW 2134 
Australia
(02) 9747 3065

Publications