Established in 1990, Optimax Eye Specialist Centre has remained at the forefront of innovation and technology, constantly redefining standards in advanced eye care. It is a trusted name in Malaysia with eight branches in the country, including Optimax Sunway, a standalone centre for vitreoretinal surgeries.
Optimax Sunway is helmed by Dr. Ngo Chek Tung, a consultant ophthalmologist specialising in vitreoretinal and cataract surgeries as well as general ophthalmology. He has over 13 years of experience, holds a Master of Medicine Degree in Ophthalmology (National University Singapore), and completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at St. James University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London).
<p>Dr. Stephen Chung Soon Hee graduated from India’s University of Mysore with an MBBS degree. Following his graduation, he pursued his Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology at the University Kebangsaan in Malaysia. He then trained extensively with eye surgeons from Optimax UK and Singapore on PRK refractive laser procedures and LASIK, which are some of the procedures that he pioneered in Optimax Malaysia. </p> <p>He is currently actively involved in the development of ReLex Smile in Malaysia, the latest advancement in the field of laser eye surgery. </p> <p>Fully committed to the advancement of laser vision correction procedures, Dr. Stephen shares his knowledge by presenting his studies and papers on various local and international conferences. He also trains fellow surgeons from around the world on laser refractive surgery.</p>
<p>Dr. Ngo Chek Tung graduated from the National University of Singapore with Masters in Ophthalmology in 2008. In 2009, he was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth, London). He then continued his RCOphth certified vitreoretinal surgery training at St. James University Hospital in Leeds, United Kingdom. Since then, he has written numerous books and published articles in peer-reviewed journals. Among his many contributions to the field of ophthalmology is his invention of a suturing method that minimises postoperative discomfort in patients undergoing vitrectomy, which he wrote about and published in Retina Today, a renowned interactive journal in the United States. </p> <p>Specialising in vitreoretinal and cataract surgeries, his services include phacoemulsification, avastin and eylea injection (treatment for age-related macular degeneration), argon laser, optical coherence tomography, vitrectomy, LASIK eye examination, ReLex SMILE, and customised Femto–LASIK.</p>