About Dr. Tony Chen

Dr Tony 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 (Taiwan), Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Australia), 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.

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

Special Interests

• 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