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Dr. Mamie Chen
Dr. Mamie Z. Chen is a licensed Doctor of Optometry in both New Jersey and New York State and holds additional certification for therapeutic pharmaceutical and oral agents. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from Southern California College of Optometry and her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Mamie is experienced in the treatment of ocular allergies, dry eyes, and Computer Vision Syndrome. She also treats and manages glaucoma patients, and co-manages treatment of retinal pathologies, cataracts, and LASIK with local ophthalmologists. Moreover, she enjoys working with the pediatric population. She received clinical training at the Indian Health Hospital in Lawton, OK, Optometric Center Los Angeles in California, and the VA Hospital in Tucson, AZ where she worked with low vision patients. She completed an additional residency at SUNY State College of Optometry in Primary Care, where she gained valuable experience teaching 2nd year optometry students, clinically supervising optometric interns, working at the TLC Laser Eye Center in Manhattan, as well as seeing patients at Woodhull Hospital, an inner city hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Her more recent experiences include serving the indigent infant and pediatric population in Brooklyn where she works with amblyopic and strabismic patients. Her other areas of clinical interest involve myopia control in children, hard-to-fit rigid-gas-permeable lenses (RGP) and keratoconus.
During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, being involved in church activities, and staying current and attending continuing education classes. She is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese and speaks rudimentary eye examination Spanish.