We are pleased to welcome you to our Optometry practice, Yang Low Ophthalmic Optician (928242-D) . Our commitment to you, our patient, is to provide the highest level of professional optometric care with uncompromising personalized service. Because we know how much your eye health, vision, and appearance can mean to the quality of your life, we are committed to excellence in servicing your complete eyecare need.


YANG LOW has been examining eyes in Miri since the end of the second world war. YANG LOW, a photographer and self-trained optician set up shop under the name of YANG LOW & SONS in Miri in the 1940s. The present proprietor, grandson, Mr. Y. K. Yang is the first to practice as an optometrist.

To date there are 2 ophthalmologist, 4 optometrists and 3 opticians, over the 3 generations. From these humble beginnings, Yang Low Ophthalmic Optician (928242-D) remain as the longest serving optometric practise in Miri.


Our mission is to be provide world class optometric needs for our clients in Miri. We are committed to independent optometry and being the best primary eye care provider in Malaysia. We strive to provide a lifetime of healthy vision for you our client, providing you with the highest quality professional services with the latest technology and products. We strive to create a positive experience for all who come into contact with our practice, thereby improving the quality of life for our patients, professional team, and the community that we serve.

We pursue international best practice and demonstrate the highest quality of clinical care. We continually invest in new technology and pursue new vision care procedures. Our optometrist regularly co-manage patients with the patient’s general practitioner and ophthalmologist.


In an era when optometry is tending to a retail-only focus, the management has continued to emphasis the importance of clinical knowledge and integrity in running our practice. After all, no health issue is more important than your eyesight. It is our belief that everyone, everywhere should be able to see life in its full richness, detail and splendour.

Alongside this vision of clinical excellence, we keep in step with fashion and frame design to ensure that our range is at the cutting edge of international design concepts. We believe quality eyewear should be functional as well as aesthetically complementary to your face and allow you to express your unique personality.


In 2006, our principal Optometrist, Mr. Y. K. Yang received the first National Optometrist of the Award, from the Malaysian Association of Optometrist for his contributions to the development of optometry in Malaysia. This signify a recognition for our passion in providing the best possible clinical care utilising the most recent in optical technologies. While providing a wide range of personal eyewear, we also hold exclusive rights to distribution of a number of well known brands and having preferred supplier status with many other brands.

We provide an extensive selection of spectacle frames and lenses, safety spectacles, contact lenses, sunglasses, ocular prosthetics, low vision aids and other vision associated accessory products. The ophthalmic manufacturers recognizes our position and have given us exclusivity for certain products for distribution in our region.


We value being part of and contributing to local causes and organisations. Mr.Y.K. Yang is heavily involved in a variety of clubs, networks, associations and organisations, and realise the importance of creative partnering between these groups and local business in seeing Mirians continue to thrive.

Over the years, Yang Low Ophthalmic Opticians has been involved with a wide range of community events and organisations that reflect our personal philosophy, involvements and values.

Some of Mr.Y.K. Yang’s involvement with the community include

  • Chairman of the Sarawak Society for the Blind. Miri Branch.
  • Founding President of Sarawak Optical Traders Association
  • Past President of Lions Club of Miri Host
  • Member, Association of Malaysian Optometrists
  • Served as Council Member Malaysian Optical Council. Ministry of Health. Malaysia
  • Served as Council Member National Council for the Blind Malaysia.

In recent times we’ve greatly valued our associations with the following local concerns:


  • Grace Methodist Church Senardin Eye Screening Project
  • Lions Club’s One Child One Computer refurbishing Project
  • Orthodox Buddhist Association’s Eye Screening Project