Recognized WORLDWIDE
Over 30 Awards and 50 International Presentations

We strive to be the best eye specialist center in the region, and are constantly recognized for our efforts with various awards.

 

Recent Awards

2017 
GOLD – Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Award 2017
Most Innovative Marketing Campaign, South East Asia – 3rd EVO Visian ICL APAC Experts Meeting

2015
SME Best Employer Grand Winner by Malaysia HR Awards
Best Eye Specialist – Readers’ Choice Awards by Natural Health Magazine
Eye Treatment Centre – Top Choice Award by Urban Health Magazine

2014 
Sin Chew Time Honored Brand Award – Top 35 Businesses

2013
Best Company to Work For In Asia 2013 by HR Asia Awards 2013
SME Best Employer Award 2013 by SME Magazine

2012
SME 100 Award by SME Magazine

2011
Business of the Year in The Star Outstanding Business Awards
Platinum Award for Best Employer in The Star Outstanding Business Awards
Best LASIK Center Award by Malaysia Spa & Wellness
Prime Minister CSR Award – Small Company CSR

 

List of other VISTA Achievements    

2010
Gold Award for Best Employer in The Star Outstanding Business Awards

Malaysia Frost & Sullivan Vision Care Center of the Year

SME 100 Award by SME Magazine

Multifocal Champion Center Award by Alcon, in recognition of Center That Implanted The Most Acrysof® ReSTOR® in Malaysia

 

2009
Highest Usage of ICL and Toric ICL in South East Asia by STAAR Surgical

Multifocal Champion Center Award by Alcon, in recognition of Center That Implanted The Most Acrysof® ReSTOR® in Malaysia SME 100 Award by SME Magazine

 

2008
Malaysia Power Brands Award (Certified by Global CEO Business Magazine)

Multifocal Champion Center Award by Alcon, in recognition of Center That Implanted The Most Acrysof® ReSTOR® in Malaysia

 

2007
Multifocal Champion Center Award by Alcon, in recognition of Center That Implanted The Most Acrysof® ReSTOR® in Malaysia

 

2006
Best LASIK Center Award by Malaysia Spa & Wellness

Multifocal Champion Center Award by Alcon, in recognition of Center That Implanted The Most Acrysof® ReSTOR® in Malaysia

 

2005
Golden Bull Award (Outstanding SMEs Winner) by Nan Yang Siang Pau

Enterprise 50 Award by SMIDEC and Deloitte

SMB Brand Building Award by SMI Malaysia

 

2004
Malaysian Emerging Brand Award by Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI) and BRANZ Group

Business of the Year Award by Asia-Pacific Centre for SMEs

 

2003
Golden Bull Award (Top 100) by Nan Yang Siang Pau

Enterprise 50 Award by SMIDEC and Accenture

And others…

List of VISTA Milestones    

2016

MAR
Received VISIAN ICL® 500 Toric ICL Implants Award @ APACRS, Shanghai

 

2015

DEC
Completed 2,000 cases of No-Blade Cataract Surgery

 

2013

SEP
Served over 100,000 patients since launch

 

2012

OCT
Among the 1st to launch Bausch & Lomb Envista® Toric and Abbott Tecnis® Toric in Southeast Asia

SEP
Top 5 Visian ICL® Implanter in the World

Top Lentis® Multifocal IOL User in Southeast Asia

JUN
Among the 1st to introduce iLASIK® powered by iDesign® in Asia

MAR
Top KAMRA™ user in Southeast Asia

JAN
Among the 1st to introduce Visian ICL® V4c in Asia

 

2011

NOV
Among the 1st to introduce LenSX® No-Blade Cataract Surgery in Asia

 

2010

NOV
Implanted Bausch & Lomb Crystalens AO™ Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

Implanted Alcon AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR® Toric Multifocal Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

AUG
Official Launch of VISTA Bukit Mertajam by Yang Berhormat Puan Chong Eng, Member of Parliament for Bukit Mertajam

MAY
Introduced KAMRA™ corneal inlay for correction of reading vision

MAR 
Official Launch of VISTA Klang by Encik Mohd. Ikhsan Bin Mukri, Setiausaha Majlis Perbandaran Klang

 

2009

NOV
Official Launch of VISTA Bangsar

Implanted Zeiss AT LISA® Toric Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Implanted Zeiss AT LISA® Multifocal Intraocular Lens

 

2007

DEC
Implanted Alcon AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR® Multifocal Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

MAY
Implanted Alcon AcrySof® IQ Toric Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

APR
Introduced the Cataract 2.2 technique for Cataract Surgery

 

2006

OCT
Offered the latest IntraLase® FS60

MAY
Performed NASA iLASIK : IntraLase® No-Blade LASIK with VISX CustomVue® Iris Registration Technology

APR
Implanted Alcon Acrysof® IQ Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

 

2005

DEC
Official Launch of VISTA Johor Bahru by Yang Berhormat Freddie Long Hoo Hin, Johor Tourism and Environment Exco

Implanted the Visian ICL® (iContact Lens)

Implanted Tecnis®, ReZoom and ReSTOR®-N Multifocal Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

AUG
VISTA upgraded to IntraLase® FS30

JAN
Moved to The Curve, Mutiara Damansara

 

2004

Introduced NearVision CK® for correction of reading vision

 

2003

NOV
Introduced IntraLase FS15 Performed IntraLase® No-Blade LASIK with Zyoptix® Iris Recognition Technology

 

2002

Introduced Whitestar® Cold Phaco Technology for Cataract Surgery

 

2001

SEP
VISTA presents the Malaysian LASIK paper at the Zyoptix® Alliance Congress in Singapore

MAY
Performed Custom LASIK with Zyoptix®, making Malaysia a global leader in vision correction

FEB
Launched a Lifetime Commitment Program, where we stand behind the corrected vision for life

JAN
Deputy Health Minister, Datuk Dr. Suleiman Mohamed visits VISTA Petaling Jaya and launches a community project with Rotary

 

2000

DEC
Performed LASIK on flap for patients who have a significantly high prescription
Custom LASIK with Zyoptix® was performed by our associate, Laser Sight Centres, Australia

SEP
VISTA opened a Cataract centre in Mentakab serving the community of central Pahang. This centre was officially opened by Mr. Fu Ah Khow, member of Parliament for Mentakab

AUG
Our surgeon became a Certified LASIK Trainer for Bausch & Lomb Worldwide

JUL
Formed Strategic Alliances with Laser Sight Centres. 3 key VISTA team members underwent LASIK MAY VISTA commenced LASIK in Malaysia

FEB
Our own surgeon underwent LASIK procedure

JAN
VISTA’s eye surgeon underwent 5 months of LASIK subspecialty training in Australia

 

1999

AUG
VISTA was officially opened by the Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Datuk Law Hieng Ding

APR
VISTA opened its doors to LASIK patients and VISTA’s patients were sent to Australia for LASIK treatment

1998
VISTA’s founders underwent LASIK and attained vision better than with lenses

 

International Presentations

Our surgeons are also the first in the region to be invited to present in various clinical topics at international ophthalmology conferences and also share our experience and expertise worldwide via publications in leading international journals

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2016

Occulentis User Meeting & Symposium, Penang 
Dr. Aloysius Low: Comparison of Lentis MPlus-X vs. Trifocal, Post Operative Results at 1 month

 

2015

APAO, Guangzhou
Dr. Aloysius Low: Comparison of Visual Outcomes of a Plate-Haptic Rotational Asymmetric Multifocal Intraocular Lens in Cataract Surgery

Dr. Alan Koh: Early Clinical outcomes with a low-addition power rotational asymmetric intraocular lens in 100 Asian Eyes

LenSx User Meeting, Kuala Lumpur
Dr. Aloysius Low: Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery (FLACS)

Dr. Alan Koh: Using LenSx (Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery) in Early Cataracts

 

List of Other Surgeon Presentations  

2014

APACRS, Jaipur
Dr. Aloysius Low: Comparison of Visual Outcomes of a Plate-Haptic Rotational Asymmetric Multifocal Intraocular Lens in Cataract Surgery

Dr. Aloysius Low: Comparison of Visual Outcomes of a Plate-Haptic Rotational Asymmetric Bifocal Intraocular Lens in Cataract Surgery

Fine Vision Meet, Singapore
Dr. Aloysius Low: Our Early Experience with the Trifocal Toric (30 eyes) and Trifocal Non-Toric (40 eyes) Intraocular Lenses in our practices

OOC, Kuala Terengganu
Dr. Aloysius Low: Femtosecond Laser in Cataract Surgery

Occulentis User Meeting, Philippines
Dr. Aloysius Low: Our Early Experience with Lentis MPlus X

WOC, Tokyo
Dr. Aloysius Low: Monofocal Accommodative Intraocular Lens (IOLs) Implantation Visual Outcome In Our First 80 eyes (40 Cataract Patients)

Dr. Alan Koh: Clinical Outcomes, Rotational Stability and the Clarity of The First Hydrophobic Glistening-Free Monofocal Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation in Asian Eyes

Dr. Alan Koh: Comparison of Ultrasound Time and Ultrasound Power used in Eyes Treated with Femtosecond Laser Lens Fragmentation Versus Traditional Phacoemulsification Technique: An Asian Perspective

Dr. Adrian Chuah: Early Clinical Outcomes of Hole Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens: An Asian Perspective

 

2013

APACRS, Singapore
Dr. Aloysius Low: Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery Visual Outcomes in Our First 48 Eyes with Premium Intraocular Lens (IOLs) Implantation – at 1 year follow up

Dr. Alan Koh: Early Clinical Outcomes and Rotational Stability of The First Hydrophobic Glistening- Free Monofocal Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Adrian Chuah: Early Clinical Outcomes of Hole Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens: An Asian Perspective

ESCRS, Amsterdam
Dr. Aloysius Low: Staged LASIK and Corneal Inlay Implantation for Treatment of Myopic Presbyopia

Dr. Adrian Chuah: Clinical Outcomes of Hole Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens: An Asian Perspective

B&L User Meeting, Bangkok
Dr. Aloysius Low: Sharing my Crystalens AO Experience

 

2012

ESCRS, Milan
Dr. Aloysius Low: Prospective Evaluation of Efficacy of Simultaneous Implantation of Corneal Inlay with LASIK

Dr. Alan Koh: Retrospective Comparison of Corneal Inlay Implantation Versus Monovision LASIK for Treatment of Presbyopia

Dr. Adrian Chuah: Early Clinical Outcomes of Hole Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens: An Asian Perspective

ASCRS, Chicago
Dr. Aloysius Low: Prospective Evaluation of Efficacy of Simultaneous Implantation of Corneal Inlay with LASIK (P)

Dr. Aloysius Low: Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery Visual Outcomes in First 78 Eyes: Malaysian Perspective

 

2011

TSCRS, Taipei
Dr. Adrian Chuah: Correction of Myopic Astigmatism By Using Zyoptix Personalized Treatment Advanced (PTA)

Dr. Alan Koh: A Solution for Cataract and Refractive Error Correction by using Zeiss Multifocal AT LISA Toric IOLs

Dr. Aloysius Low: Early Results After Implantation of KAMRA (Corneal Inlay) To Treat Presbyopia

And more…

 

International Journal Papers

As pioneers in No-Blade LASIK (Femtosecond LASIK) since 2003 and No-Blade CATARACT since 2011 (Femtosecond CATARACT Surgery), VISTA has been highly regarded in the Ophthalmology industry and have shared our knowledge through papers in International Ophthalmology Journals.

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2015
September
Keep Up With The Changing Visual Needs of Younger Patients by Dr. Alan Koh

 

2014
October
Deliver a Magical Experience to Your Patients and Staff by Bernard Chan Kwok Loong

 

2013
January
Success with Introducing Visian ICL CentraFLOW Technology by Lim Boon Siong

September
Seven Steps to Integrating Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Into a Refractive Practice by Lim Boon Siong

November
Favorite Surgical Pearls of 2013: Implanting a New IOL by Dr. Shamala Ganesan

November
Transitioning to Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery by Dr. Shamala Ganesan

 

2012
June
Preparing Your Practice to Cater to the Presbyope by Lim Boon Siong

October
Marketing Laser Cataract Surgery by Lim Boon Siong

October
Laser Cataract Surgery Combined With Premium IOL Implantation by Dr. Aloysius Low

 

2011
January
Presbyopia Correction With the Kamra Inlay by Dr. Aloysius Low