Skip to Main Content
中文 Eng
High Contrast
Text Size: Small font Medium font Large font

Ophthalmology

Mission

We dedicate to offer the best care to the people in the community through the obtainable resources. We pursue the highest standards of care through continuous quality improvement. We share our achievements openly with the community and other disciplines in the health service.

Scope of Services

A2 ward, Main Block, Tuen Mun Hospital

  • Eye in-patient service
  • Operation under local anesthesia / general anesthesia, 2/F, Main Block

Tuen Mun Eye Center

  • General eye out-patient clinic
  • Emergency eye clinic
  • For urgent referrals, walk-in active old cases with acute eye problems
  • Subspecialty clinic
    • Retina clinic
    • Neuro-Ophthalmology clinic
    • Oculoplastic clinic
    • Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus clinic
    • Cornea clinic
    • Glaucoma clinic
    • Uveitis clinic
    • Age-related macular degeneration clinic
    • Cytomegalovirus retinitis clinic
    • Vivo confocal microscopy clinic
    • Doctor Specialty Contact Lens clinic
  • Optometry Services
  • Orthoptic Services
  • Laser Treatment Services
  • Day Surgery Centre (4/F, Tuen Mun Eye Centre)

Tuen Mun Eye Centre Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 8:35 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:23 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday Closed
Our Centre will be closed when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above, or “Extreme Condition” is hoisted.

The Specialty Outpatient Services, Definition of New and Old Cases and Appointment Booking Procedures

Tuen Mun Eye Centre is an Eye Specialty Outpatient Department of the Hospital Authority, it provides consultation, investigation and treatment services to patients referred from the hospitals, General Outpatient Department or private doctors.

A referral letter by a HK registered medical practitioner is required for all New Cases

New Case Definition and Appointment Booking Procedure

A new case means:

  1. Patients who have never registered in our Centre.
  2. Patients who have not attended our Centre for the past 1 year and without future appointment.
  3. Patients who have recovered & their case notes are not active or are closed in our computer recording system.

To make a new case appointment, please bring along a doctor's referral letter and the HK ID card or birth certificate for children under 11 years old to the "Appointment and Enquiry" counter on the ground floor of our Centre during office hours.

You may also fax the doctor's referral letter, the photocopy of the HKID card or birth certificate for children under 11 years old together with your Fax number and phone number to our Center at Fax no. 2442 0023. Appointment will be sent by Fax within 5 working days.

Or use mobile application “HA GO” through ‘BookHA(Book SOPC)’ to make new case booking.

We only accept referral letter from a HK registered medical practitioner and the validity of the referral is 3 months.

Old Case Definition & Appointment Booking Procedure

Old case are those patients who have been currently treated in our Centre and with follow up appointment. Their case notes are active in our computer recording system.

An old case who missed an appointment or cannot attend an appointment because of the hoisting of Black Rainstorm Warning Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above, or “Extreme Condition”, they can re-book an appointment by choosing the following methods:

  1. Bring along the appointment slip or the HK ID card copy or birth certificate copy for children under 11 years old to the "Appointment & Enquiry" counter on the ground floor of our Centre during office hours. The appointment could be booked by patient or patients' friends / relatives.
  2. Fax the appointment slip or copy of the HKID card or copy of the birth certificate for children under 11 years old together with your Fax number and phone number to our center at Fax no. 2442 0023. Appointment slip will be sent to you by Fax within 5 working days.
  3. Speak to our operator from Mondays to Fridays (except Public Holidays) during office hours for assistance.

Re-book an unattended appointment

It should be referred to the definition of new case and old case before re-booking an unattended appointment.

The Acute Care Screening Service

There is an Acute Care Screening Service run by the ophthalmologist in the Centre. All old case patients who have been currently treated in our Centre and with follow up appointment, can join this service in case of eye emergencies.

The patient who joins this service must follow the regulation as follows:

  1. Patient must come in person to the "Appointment and Enquiry" counter located on the G/F of the Centre for appointment quota arrangement. The counter will be opened at 8:20 am Mondays to Fridays (except Public Holidays). If the quota is full, you can either come again on next working day or seek treatment in the Accident and Emergency Department of the nearby hospital.
  2. Registration fee is collected before seeing the doctor and is non-refundable.
  3. Treatment will be given only to the real urgent case.
  4. For non-urgent cases, no urgent treatment will be given and an appointment will be arranged for them.

Application for Medical Report and Patient Information

For the application of a Medical Report and Patient Information, please ask for an application form at the "Appointment & Enquiry" Counter located on the G/F of our Centre or at the Admission Office of Tuen Mun Hospital (opposite the 7-11). Please return the completed application form to the Health Information & Records Management Unit of Tuen Mun Hospital together with the application fee. Application fee will be applied.

Release of Patient Info - Application Forms and Fees

Arrangement when there is hoisting of Black Rainstorm Warning Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above, or “Extreme Condition”

The Centre will be closed when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above, or “Extreme Condition” is hoisted. Please re-book another date of appointment.

Patients who cannot attend the appointment due to the closing of the Centre because of the hoisting of Black Rainstorm Warning Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above, or “Extreme Condition”, please call our hotline 24785122, press "0" in the select services menu in the next 5 working days and speak to our staff from Mondays to Fridays (except Public Holidays) during office hours for re-booking of an appointment.

Enquiry/Rescheduling of Follow up Appointment

Patient can dial our Tuen Mun Eye Centre (TMEC) hotline 2478 5122 and press "0" in the select services menu. For patient who has not attended TMEC for consultation/treatment in the past one year and without future appointment, the appointment request would be classified as New Case appointment. For any new case appointment, patient should have obtained a fresh referral letter from any registered medical practitioner in Hong Kong before they can approach TMEC to make a New Case appointment. The validity of the referral letter is 3 months.

Contact Us

A2 Ward, Main Block, Tuen Mun Hospital

Telephone: 2468 5111 (Tuen Mun Hospital Main Enquiries)

Tuen Mun Eye Centre

Address: 4 Tuen Lee Street, Tuen Mun (next to the Yan Oi Polyclinic)
Telephone: 2478 5122
Fax: 2442 0023

The location of Tuen Mun Eye Centre

The Centre is located on G/F, No. 4, Tuen Lee Street, Tuen Mun. It is next to the Yan Oi Polyclinic and opposite to the Waldorf Garden. It is about 5 minutes walk from the Tuen Mun Town Plaza.

TMEC Map

How to Make Use of Public Transport To Go To Tuen Mun Eye Centre (TMEC)

  1. Take LRT no. 614 at Yuen Long LRT Terminus and get off at the Town Centre Station and then takes about 15 mins. walk to the TMEC.
  2. Take the red mini bus next to the Bank of China Building at Yuen Long Hong Lok Road and alight at the TMEC.
  3. Take LRT no. 751 at the Tin Shui Wai LRT Station, get off at the Town Centre Station and then takes about 15 mins. walk to the TMEC.
  4. Take the LRT no. 614 at Tuen Mun Ferry Pier Terminus and get off at Town Centre Station and then takes about 15 mins. walk to the TMEC.
  5. Take the KMB no. 261 at the Tin Ping Estate Terminus of Sheung Shui, get off at the Waldorf Garden stop and then takes about 5 mins. walk to the TMEC.
  6. Take Tuen Ma Line at Nam Cheong MTR Station and then get off at the Tuen Mun MTR Station. Then take LRT no. 505, 507 or 751 to the Town Centre Station ( one stop only) and then takes about 15 mins. walk to the TMEC.
  7. Take KMB no. 960 at Wan Chai North Bus Terminus, travel along Western Harbour Tunnel and then get off at the Waldorf Garden stop and then takes about 5 mins. walk to the TMEC.
  8. Take KMB no. 67X at the Mongkok East MTR Station and get off at the Waldorf Garden stop and then takes about 5 mins. walk to the TMEC.
  9. Take KMB no. 67M at the Kwai Fong MTR Station and get off at the Waldorf Garden stop and then takes about 5 mins. walk to the TMEC.
  10. Take KMB no. 263 at the Sha Tin Station Bus Terminus to Tuen Mun Central Bus Terminus, and then takes about 10 mins. walk to the TMEC.