Optimax Seremban is part of Optimax Eye Specialist Centre, a highly trusted eye care provider not just in Malaysia but also in Southeast Asia. It is recognised for its continuous efforts in staying at the forefront of innovation and technology and for constantly redefining standards in innovative eye care in the country. Optimax pioneered laser vision correction in Malaysia, a significant milestone the company has achieved with its heavy investments in advanced technologies, continuous research, and efforts in training its specialists both in Malaysia and abroad.
Optimax Seremban is led by Dr. Suraiya Mohammad Shafie, a highly experienced ophthalmic surgeon specialising in cataract and refractive surgery with subspecialty fellowship training in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. Her qualifications include:
- MD, University Kebangsaan Malaysia (1990)
- Masters of Surgery (Ophthalmology), University Kebangsaan Malaysia (1998)
- Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, The Lions Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, United States (2002)
Dr. Suraiya established the paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus services in UKM. She also served at Seremban Specialist Hospital and established its ophthalmology services as well. Practicing for over 24 years, she is highly experienced in cataract and anterior segment surgeries, paediatric eye diseases, glaucoma, laser refractive surgeries, and strabismus.
Dr. Suraiya Mohammed Shafie graduated from the University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) where she completed her medical degree (1990) and her Masters of Surgery in Ophthalmology (1998). In 2000, she was awarded a fellowship allowing her to complete her training in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the Lions Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine (USA). She was also trained by the National Singapore Eye Centre in laser refractive surgery. Upon her return to Malaysia, she served at UKM Hospital and established its paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus services. She also lent her expertise to Seremban Specialist Hospital and established its ophthalmology services as well. Dr. Suraiya is highly experienced in cataract and anterior segment surgeries, paediatric eye diseases, glaucoma, strabismus, and laser refractive surgeries.