Optometrist Journey

Optometrist Journey

Optometrist Journey started way back in 1957 from the beginning of times through the hands of my grandfather, Ho Kai.

optometrist journey


  • 1957 Ho Kai, Pioneer and Founder of Malaya Optical emigrated to The Malay Peninsular in the year 1922 and Malaya Optical opened for business at High Street (Jalan H.S.Lee)
  • 1971 Bobby Hoe former President of Malaysian Optometry Association (MOA), former member of Malaysia Optical Council, joined the company as Ocular Prosthesis Specialist
  • 1971 William Ho, President of MOA, joined the company as Operation Manager
  • 1974 KM Ho,University of Auckland,New Zealand joined the company as consultant
  • 1979 Paul Ho,University of Auckland,New Zealand joined the company as consultant
  • 1980 Malaya Optical PJ opened for business at New Town, Petaling Jaya
  • 1999 Dr.Janet Hoe, Ophthalmologist joined the company as Eye Disease consultant
  • 2000 Dr.Victor Hoe Industrial Health Care Specialist, joined the company as consultant
  • 2001 Journey as an Optometrist Agnes Chin joined as Director/HR and Ryan Ho as CEO
  • 2002 Malaya Optical Uptown opened for business at Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya
  • 2003 Malaya Optical Bukit Bintang opened for business in Low Yat Plaza, Kuala Lumpur
  • 2006 Malaya Optical Subang Jaya opened for business at SS15, Subang Jaya
  • 2007 Malaya Optical CapSquare opened for business in Capital Square Shopping Mall, Kuala Lumpur
  • 2008 Malaya Optical Jusco AU2 opened for business in Jusco Setiawangsa Ampang Kuala Lumpur
  • 2009 Malaya Optical become the first Carl Zeiss Relaxed Vision Centre in Malaysia
  • 2010 Brand Laureate winner for the Best Vision Solution Center. Received Johnson & Johnson Top Fitter Award. Malaya Optical is also the first Optometrist center in Malaysia that using the iProfiler in Malaysia
  • 2012 Malaya Optical as “The Eye Experience Boutique”

As the story goes, the optometrist journey never ends as we always constantly seek to achieve a high level of Professionalism and eye care values.


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