Optometrist Journey started way back in 1957 from the beginning of times through the hands of my grandfather,
● Story of Malaya Optical begin since 1957. Ho Kai, pioneer, and founder of Malaya
Optical emigrated to The Malay Peninsular in the year 1922.
● Malaya Optical was opened for business at High Street (Jalan H.S.Lee) in 1971.
● Bobby Hoe former President of Malaysian Optometry Association (MOA), a former
member of Malaysia Optical Council, joined the company as Ocular Prosthesis Specialist
● William Ho, President of MOA, joined the company as Operation Manager.
● In 1974 KM Ho, from University of Auckland, New Zealand joined the company as a
● Followed then by 1979 Paul Ho, from the University of Auckland, New Zealand joined
the company as a optometrist consultant.
● In 1980 Malaya Optical PJ opened for business at New Town, Petaling Jaya and
managed by Paul Ho
● 2001 Journey as graduates from the USA, Agnes Chin joined as Optician & Director and
Ryan Ho as Optometrist & CEO for Malaya Optical Uptown Sdn Bhd and the Malaya
Optical Damansara Uptown was opened for business
● 2006 Malaya Optical Subang Jaya opened for business at SS15, Subang Jaya
● 2009 Malaya Optical become one of the first Carl Zeiss Relaxed Vision Centre, RVT in
Malaysia and also won our very first Branfd Laureate award.
● 2010 Brand Laureate winner for the Best Vision Solution Center andr eceived Johnson &
Johnson Top Fitter Award. Malaya Optical is also one of the first Optometrist center in
Malaysia that uses the Zeiss iProfiler in Malaysia
● 2012 Malaya Optical – The Eye Experience Boutique was established and HQ
centeralize purchased implemented aross our retail shops
● 2016 Malaya Optical Damansara Uptown – Upgraded with eye health diagnostic
screening centre with the state of the art equipment and to a Zeiss Vision Centre with 2
● 2017 Malaya Optical HQ – Office was relocated, expansion of office and warehousing.
● 2018 Shop.malayaoptical.com was launched and serves the entire Malaysia for eyewear
and contact lenses orders.
● 2021 Malaya Optical Jalan Imbi as relocated from Tun HS Lee
● 2022 Malaya Optical Subang SS15 – Upgraded with eye health diagnostic screening
centre with the state of the art equipment and to a Zeiss Vision Centre with 2 refraction
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.