BS Optometry (BITS PILANI), MHSc Clinical Optometry (UKM)

Professional Info:

Mr. S. Sathiya Prakash (Prakash)  is an optometrist who trained and obtained his Degree, Bachelor of Science in Optometry, from The Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital (THONEH) in collaboration with the prestigious Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in Pilani, India.
He has also obtained a Masters of Health Sciences in Clinical Optometry from The National University of Malaysia (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia-UKM). During his Masters, he was attached to the Department of Ophthalmology at Hospital Selayang and Hospital Sungai Buloh. He was exposed to many ocular clinical cases and has experience in the management of various complex optometric conditions.


Currently, Mr. Prakash is pursuing a PhD in Optometry at The National University of Malaysia and his research focuses on an early intervention program development for visually impaired children. 

Work Experience:



Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur (Bangsar)




The Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital (THONEH)

Clinical Tutor for Bachelor of Science in Optometry Undergraduate Programme 

The National University of Malaysia

Clinical Interest:



  • General Optometry

  • Binocular Vision

  • Contact Lens

  • Low Vision




  • Registered Optometrist with Malaysian Optical Council (MOC)

  • Association of Malaysian Optometrist (AMO)


Languages Spoken:

English, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil and Telegu