Fred Y. Chien, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Ocean Ophthalmology – Plessen Ophthalmology



Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Fred Y. Chien, who serves patients in Florida.

(ProNewsReport Editorial):- New York City, New York Feb 18, 2021 ( – A highly trained ophthalmologist, Dr. Chien specializes in the non-surgical treatment of diabetic retina disease, wet and dry macular degeneration, vein occlusions, and other retina disorders. He also specializes in microincisional cataract surgery and premium lens implants such as multifocal lenses and astigmatism correcting lenses. 

At present, he practices out of Ocean Ophthalmology in North Miami Beach, Florida, and serves the local community at Plessen Ophthalmology in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. He also joined Halodine, LLC as VP of Ophthalmology and Clinical Sciences in August of 2020.

The cataract surgeons at Ocean Ophthalmology have expertise in the full range of premium lenses designed to reduce or eliminate dependency on glasses at the time of cataract surgery. Using the latest advances in diagnostics and laser technology, they provide each patient with the best refractive solution that modern science can offer. 

Plessen Ophthalmology is the largest multi-specialty ophthalmology practice in the U.S. Virgin Islands, with offices in St. Croix and St. Thomas. The licensed physicians include fellowship-trained glaucoma, cornea, retina, and oculoplastic sub-specialists providing world-class ophthalmology services to patients residing in the Caribbean.

Pertaining to his educational background, Dr. Chien attended college at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, where he graduated in 1999 with Departmental and Phi Beta Kappa Honors in Biophysics. He attended the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai for both medical school and internship training. He then completed his residency in ophthalmology at Stanford University and his medical retina fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.

In 2008, Dr. Chien joined Kaiser Permanente in California as a medical retina specialist and cataract surgeon where he has performed over 5000 cataract surgeries in the last 10 years. His publication and work with Plaquenil retinopathy during this time led to an improved Plaquenil screening program for the organization and helped save the sight of numerous patients who were previously undetected.

A member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). The ABO is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.

In the state of Florida, Dr. Chien is affiliated with the following hospitals: Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital.

To date, he has been published in journals such as Nature Neuroscience, Neuron, Archives of Ophthalmology, Retina, Retina Today, and JAMA Ophthalmology. He has also presented scientific posters at numerous ophthalmology society meetings.

Learn More about Dr. Fred Y. Chien:
Through his findatopdoc profile,, through Ocean Ophthalmology, or through Plessen Ophthalmology, 


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