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Dr Simon Chen

Vision Eye Insitute

Dr Simon Chen is an ophthalmologist who specialises in retinal and cataract surgery.

He consults privately at Vision Eye Institute in Sydney (at Bondi Junction, Chatswood, Drummoyne and Hurstville).

Dr Chen has been selected to perform cataract and retinal surgery for over 100 doctors, nurses, optometrists and their closest relatives who have trusted his reputation for intricate microsurgery, passion for excellence, and ability to communicate well. 

He is an expert in modern treatments for age related macular degeneration, sutureless retinal surgery and laser cataract surgery, offering the latest international advances. Dr Chen was the first surgeon in the world to perform combined laser cataract surgery with vitreoretinal surgery

Services available include laser, medical and surgical treatment for cataracts and conditions affecting the retina, with a particular emphasis on modern treatments for:

Dr Chen's practice at Vision Eye Institute utilises the latest modern technology. His experience and international training enable him to manage the full range of routine and complex retinal and cataract related problems. All treatments are fully customised by Dr Chen to suit the individual needs of his patients.

He is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales and has been a principal investigator for numerous international clinical trials of new treatments for retinal disease. He has published over 40 papers in peer reviewed medical journals covering various aspects of retinal and cataract surgery.

Dr Chen graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of London, then trained in Ophthalmology at the teaching hospitals of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, UK. He undertook extensive advanced training in retinal and cataract surgery during fellowships at the Oxford Eye Hospital, UK and Lions Eye Institute, Australia.

He has conducted scientific research into eye injections for retinal disease, reviews research papers for leading medical journals and is regularly invited to lecture at conferences. He teaches trainee eye surgeons and optometrists.

For further information please visit Dr Chen's website and other websites below:

Vision Eye Institute profile:
Dr Chen's Youtube surgical video channel:

Research publications on ORCID:
Research publications in ResearchGate:
Reviewer profile on Publons:

Address 99a Forest Road
Hurstville NSW 2220

Tel 02 9330 6900
Address 1 Bayswater Street
Drummoyne NSW 2047

Tel 02 9819 6100
Address Level 2, 59-75 Grafton Street
Bondi Junction NSW 2022

Tel 02 9386 3666
Address 3/270 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood NSW 2067

Tel 02 9424 9999