Upon graduation from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1993, Dr Yen served in various government hospitals in Sabah and Kedah before obtaining her Masters of Ophthalmology from UKM in 2002.
She spent a large amount of time serving at the Ophthalmology Dept in Hospital Selayang, Kuala Lumpur, which was at that time the referral centre for the entire country. This enabled her to gain a wide exposure in various subspecialties, such as vitreo retinal, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, and oculoplasty.
She then continued to head the Ophthalmology Unit in Hospital Ampang in 2006, while also serving as a surgeon in Hospital Kuala Lumpur, before joining Optimax as a consultant ophthalmologist.
Dr Yen brings to Optimax her years of clinical and surgical experience. She is highly proficient in multiple laser refractive surgery techniques, such as phaco-emulsification (for cataracts), and ICLs (Implantable Contact Lenses), pediatric eye care, and other common eye diseases. Her warm and caring personality has made her a huge favorite amongst patients.