Department of Ophthalmology

The Ophthalmology department in UMMC is a centre of excellence providing tertiary eye care to residents in the Klang Valley. Our busy outpatient department offers specialist services in all ophthalmic subspecialty areas. Surgical services in the form of cataract surgery and various others are also available from the pool of talented ophthalmic surgeons in our faculty. We are also one of the leading training centres for ophthalmology trainees in Malaysia. The formation of University Malaya Eye Research Centre in 2009 has ensured that we are kept abreast in the latest technological advances and treatment options for our patients.

Among the services provided are:

  • 24-hour acute ocular emergency services
  • Cataract surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Vitreo-retina
  • Medical retina
  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Cornea and cornea transplant
  • Oculoplastic and Orbit
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Orthoptic services for squint
  • Squint surgery
  • Optometry services
    • Refraction
    • Cycloplegic-refraction (for children)
    • Low visual aid service
  • Comprehensive ocular imaging
  • Laser
  • Pre-operative assessment
  • In-patient ward with dedicated trained staff


The Department of Ophthalmology organised its annual event filled with various free screenings for common eye diseases.

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  • Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya,
    Lembah Pantai, 59100,
    Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA


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  • Phone No : 03-79494422
    Fax : 03-79492030