Regulation of optometry in Malaysia
Registration of optometrists
All optometrist in Malaysia must be registered with the Malaysian Optical Council. It is illegal for an unregistered person (other than a medical practitioner) to practise optometry in Malaysia.
Scope of practice
Malaysian optometrists’ basic range of clinical skills and procedures include:
Optometrists also develop and implement ways to protect workers’ eyes from occupational eye strain or injury. Other specialist areas include: