Wen Y Chen, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology East Alton, IL

About Dr. Wen Y Chen MD

Dr. Wen Y Chen, MD is a doctor primarily located in East Alton, IL, with other offices in Swansea, IL and Maryville, IL. They have 34 years of experience. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Chen has received 2 awards.

Patients' Choice AwardCompassionate Doctor Recognition


Dr. Wen Y Chen has 3 locations

Get Directions Illinois Eye Care Institute 200 W Main St East Alton, IL 62024
Get Directions Quantum Vision Centers 3990 N Illinois St Swansea, IL 62226
Get Directions Novamed Eye Surgery Center Of Maryville 12 Professional Park Dr Maryville, IL 62062


Dr. Wen Y Chen has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Wen Y Chen has the following 10 expertise

  • Laser Surgery
  • Eye Pain
  • Blindness
  • Vision Issues
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Exam


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


34 Years Experience

Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1986

Anheuser Busch Eye Institute


Dr. Wen Y Chen Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance HMO/POS
    • Health Alliance PPO

More about Dr. Wen Y Chen

Dr. Chen graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine in 1986. Dr. Chen works in East Alton, IL and 2 other locations and specializes in Ophthalmology.

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