Committee 2019 - 2021
|President||Dr Kenneth Choong-Sian Fong|
|Vice President||Dr Miswan Muiz Mahyudin|
|Secretary||Dr Manoharan Shunmugam|
|Asst. Secretary||Assoc Prof Amir Samsudin|
|Treasurer||Dr Lee Ming Yueh|
|Committee Members||Dr Seng Kheong Fang
Prof Dr Liza Sharmini Ahmad Tajudin
Dr Shelina Oli Mohamed
Prof Dr Mae-Lynn Catherine Bastion
|Secretariat||Mr Watt Siew Wah
Ms Clare Law
The Society was first formed in 1964 by pioneering Malaysian Ophthalmologists, as a society within the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) designated as the MMA Ophthalmological Society (MMAOS). Over the following 45 years, the society grew in membership and activities under the umbrella of the MMA, promoting and advancing the specialty.
Eventually, the membership of the MMA OS realised that, in order for the Society to fulfill its objectives and to meet new challenges more effectively, it was necessary to spread its wings and exist as an independent society.
With that, the MSO was formed and successfully registered with the Registrar of Societies on 15 April 2008. The MMA OS was dissolved on 31 December 2009.
As our predecessor society had done so well over the years, the MSO will continue to carry the flag for the profession of Ophthalmology in Malaysia, having taken over all the duties and functions of the MMA OS.