Introducing my self.

Dr. Helen completed her basic medical degree at University of Science Malaysia in 2001. Since then she was attached to various General Hospitals across the country including Penang General Hospital, Seberang Jaya Hospital, Bukit Mertajam Hospital and Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Klang. She was awarded an Excellent Service Award by Ministry of Health in 2004. Dr. Helen received formal Ophthalmology training as early as 2003 and started her post post-graduate training in 2005. She obtained Master of Ophthalmology from University of Malaya in 2009. She was attached to The LASIK Centre (TLC) and Laser Pro Eye Centre prior to her joining to Centre for Sight.

Dr. Helen has special interest in cataract and refractive surgery. She passed Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery with distinction, awarded by University of Ulster United Kingdom. She is competent in performing complex cataract cases and has vast experience in refractive procedures like LASIK and Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA). She also provides comprehensive eye consultations and performs other general eye surgeries.

Dr. Helen has also authored several research papers presented in National and International Conferences. She was actively involved in teaching and supervising masters and medical students. Her previous appointment was an Honorary Lecturer for Penang Medical College in the year 2009. She has a passion for educating the public on eye diseases and runs community program organized by Lions Club and Tzu Chi Society.

Dr. Helen believes that “Every patient deserves a comprehensive eye care. Hence, providing the best care for her patients make her career meaningful”.


MD (USM), MS Ophthal (UM), PG Dip Cata&Refrat Surg (UK), AM (Mal)

Clinic Hours

Monday : 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Tuesday : No Clinic

Wednesday : 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday : No Clinic

Friday : 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday : No Clinic


Procedure Focus

  2. Phakic Implant ICL/ IPCL
  3. Cataract Refractive Surgery with premium IOLs
  4. Pterygium Surgery
  5. Chalazion Removal Surgery
  6. Intravitreal Injection for Diabetic Eye Disease and Macular Degeneration
  7. iStent Inject
  8. Entropion Surgery
  9. Argon Laser for Diabetic Eye Disease
  10. Argon Laser for Retinal Tear
  11. Yag Laser for Post Cataract Surgery
  12. Yag Laser for Floaters
  13. Implantable Contact Lens


Specializations and Clinical Focus

1. Laser Vision Correction/ Refractive Correction
2. Cataract
3. Pterygium
4. Diabetic Eye Checkup
5. Glaucoma Checkup
6. Paediatric Condition
7. Eye Infection and Inflammation
8. Eye Allergy
9. Retinal Diseases
10. Macular Diseases


Language Spoken

Bahasa Melayu

Dr. Helen Tan Chen Chen

Refractive Surgery and Cataract Ophthalmologist

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