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Professional Statement

  • ***If you are a new patient, please remember to bring your glasses, contacts and insurance information.
  • Dr. Elaine V. Chu is the full time doctor at Manhattan Eyeworks in the East Village. She attended Rutgers University for her undergraduate studies and received her doctorate of optometry at SUNY College of Optometry. She completed her externship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami which has been consistently rated the top eye hospital in the nation as per U.S. News & World Report. She has also participated in an optometric missions trip to Oaxaca, Mexico and has volunteered optometric care at events such as the Special Olympics and the Diabetes Exposition.
  • Dr. Chu is a general optometrist who is committed to providing comprehensive eye care for the entire family. She can diagnose, treat, and manage a range of ocular diseases and refractive disorders. She also manages cataract and refractive surgery patients.
  • She is currently licensed in New York and New Jersey and offers eye exams to patients in English, Spanish and Chinese.
  • The office also speak a variety of languages to better serve the community, including English, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Chinese.

Education & Training

  • State University of New York
  • University of Miami (Externship)
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Bachelor's)

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish