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Yu Hang Chen, OD

Yu Hang Chen, OD

  • Comprehensive Optometry
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132-15 41st Avenue Suite CC Flushing, NY 11355
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1200 Waters Place Suite 304 Bronx, NY 10461
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Manhattan – Riverside Drive

1825 Riverside Drive Suite 1B New York, NY 10034
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  • Dry Eye
  • Cataract Management
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Amblyopia
  • Ocular Inflammation
  • Ocular Infection
  • Refractive Error
  • Lid Infection/Inflammation


Year joined staff: 2023


  • Suny College of Optometry


  • NYEE


Dr. Yu Hang Chen is a dedicated and compassionate optometrist committed to providing exceptional eye care to patients of all ages. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Suny College of Optometry, where he developed a strong foundation in optometric principles and practices. With a passion for promoting optimal eye health, Dr. Chen specializes in performing comprehensive eye exams for patients aged 5 and above. His patient-centered approach ensures thorough evaluations, focusing on both vision correction and the early detection of ocular conditions. Dr. Chen believes in building lasting relationships with his patients and is dedicated to ensuring their visual well-being. In addition to routine eye exams, Dr. Chen possesses expertise in post-operative care for various eye surgeries, including cataract, refractive, and corneal transplant procedures. His commitment to continued education allows him to stay abreast of the latest advancements in eye care, ensuring that his patients receive the highest standard of post-surgical attention and support. A dedicated professional, Dr. Chen served as a Captain in the US Army, providing vital eye care services to a population of 8 thousand US soldiers, Veterans, and their family members during his active duty service from 2020 to 2023. His military service exemplifies his dedication to serving others and contributing to the health and well-being of those who have served our country. Dr. Chen’s scope of practice extends beyond routine eye care to the management of chronic ophthalmic disorders. He specializes in treating conditions such as dry eye, glaucoma, diabetic hypertensive retinopathy, and macular degeneration. Through a comprehensive and personalized approach, Dr. Chen works closely with his patients to develop tailored treatment plans that address their unique eye health needs. Dr. Chen’s commitment to excellence, coupled with his compassionate approach, has earned him the trust and admiration of his patients. His multifaceted experience, both in civilian practice and military service, underscores his unwavering dedication to the field of optometry and the broader community.