About Us

Our team provides a complete range of eye care services in a welcoming environment.

Why Choose eyeMedics

eyeMedics Specialist Eye Centre at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah is an eye diagnostic and treatment centre devoted to the treatment and management of various eye conditions and diseases in adults and children. Our team provides a complete range of eye care services in a welcoming environment.

Our eye specialist, Dr Terrence Soong, is an experienced consultant ophthalmologist and retinal surgeon. He will take the time to diagnose and explain your condition and the treatment options available to you. We also have experienced nurses and support staff on our team who will provide assistance to patients every step of the way. As part of our commitment towards the environment, we are a paperless clinic, using electronic medical records.

We believe in making expert and compassionate eye care accessible to everyone at an affordable cost. Nevertheless, our aim is to provide excellent outcomes and greater patient satisfaction, rather than trying to offer the cheapest service. That is why we take as much time as is needed to listen to patients.

We offer a comfortable, relaxing environment combined with a convenient location in Kota Kinabalu and ample parking. For those who are coming from further afield, we are situated 20 minutes from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport.

Our Vision

To provide eye care of international standards at affordable cost

Our Mission

To be the preferred eye healthcare organization in Sabah and beyond.

Our Core Values

Dr Profile

Dr Terrence Soong Photo

MBCh.B (UK), FRCS (Edin), FRCOphth (Lond), A.M. (Mal)
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon & Retinal Specialist

Dr Terrence Soong is the founder of eyeMedics Specialist Eye Centre. He earned his medical degree from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom and went on to train at various teaching hospitals in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Upon his return to Malaysia, Dr. Soong practised as an eye specialist in the University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur and was the chief resident of the Ophthalmology Department. He is one the few Malaysians to be conferred Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of London.

Dr Soong completed a sub-specialty fellowship training in Vitreo-retinal Surgery & Retinal Disorders in Adelaide, Australia in 2013. He then returned to Malaysia to practise at Selayang Hospital, which is the leading hospital in Malaysia for vitreo-retinal surgery. From 2015 to 2019, Dr Soong was the chair of the Ophthalmology Department at Jesselton Medical Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

He is a gazetted eye specialist of the Malaysian Ministry of Health and is registered with the National Specialist Registry Malaysia for Ophthalmology. Dr. Soong was a council member of the College of Ophthalmologists at the Academy of Medicine, Malaysia and is a life member of the Malaysian Medical Association. He is also a certified postgraduate examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London. Dr Soong has authored over 20 papers in peerreviewed journals and presented his clinical research at various international conferences.

Dr Soong specializes in retinal diseases, general ophthalmology and cataract. He has extensive experience in:-

  • Vitreo-retinal and macular surgery (retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, advanced diabetic retinopathy)
  • Advanced cataract surgery (multifocal lens, astigmatic toric lens, phakic lenses, sutureless scleral fixated lens, iris-clip lens)
  • Glaucoma (trabeculectomy, glaucoma tubes and shunts)
  • Medical retina disorders, including diabetic eye disease (diabetic maculopathy and retinopathy)
  • Retinal vascular disease (retinal vein occlusion) and age related macular degeneration (intravitreal injections and steroid implants, subthreshold micropulse retinal laser)
  • Pterygium surgery (conjunctival autograft, amniotic membrane, mitomycin-C)
  • Childhood myopia
  • Treatments which include intravitreal injections of Ranibizumab / Aflibercept / Ozurdex and posterior segment argon laser, photodynamic therapy and Yag laser treatments
  • Modern retinal imaging techniques such as Optical Coherence Tomography, Fundus Fluorescein Angiography and Indocyanine Angiography

Dr Soong strives to provide excellent patient care to the community and is passionate about educating his patients on good eye care.