Cataract Surgery

A cataract is a clouding of a part of your eye called the lens. Vision can become blurred and can make driving and certain day-to-day activities very difficult. A sophisticated operation can restore vision and improve the quality of your life.

  • Make an appointment, please provide your medical aid details, name and date of birth. The receptionist will discuss payment issues with you at this point.

  • Discovery Keycare and low end medical aids are welcome but need to pay cash

  • Special Arrangements are in place for Discovery Keycare / Profmed & Transmed cataract patients

  • Go to the correct consulting room

  • Bring your identity document, medical aid card and co-payment

  • If you have seen another ophthalmologist, please request and bring copies of your old medical records

  • Bring a friend or family member with you, as you will not be able to drive home

  • Remember the consultation time could take up to two hours

  • Drops are used which temporarily blur your vision

Highly Experienced & Accredited Specialists

Providing a complete range of Ophthalmic services including cataract removal and lens implantation, glaucoma surgery, corneal transplantation and vitreo-retinal surgery.

Cataract Surgery

Sometime after age 50, most of us are likely to hear our eye doctor say, "You have cataracts." A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye, causing vision loss that cannot be [...]


Squint Surgery

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Glaucoma Surgery

All glaucoma surgery procedures (whether laser or non-laser) are designed to accomplish one of two basic results: decrease the production of intraocular fluid (aqueous humor) or increase the outflow (drainage) of this same fluid. Occasionally, [...]


Pterygium Surgery

Pterygium removal surgery eliminates the abnormal tissue from the cornea and sclera (white of the eye). The older, standard surgical technique left a bare hole in the conjunctiva (the surface of the eye) where the [...]


Collagen Cross Linking

Corneal cross-linking (CXL) is an in-office eye procedure that strengthens the cornea if it's been weakened by keratoconus, other corneal disease, or (rarely) a complication of LASIK surgery. Alternative and brand names for the procedure [...]


Corneal Graft Surgery

A cornea transplant replaces diseased or scarred corneal tissue with healthy tissue from an organ donor. There are two main types of cornea transplants: traditional, full thickness cornea transplant (also known as penetrating keratoplasty, or [...]


Refractive Surgery (LASIK/PRK)

Until contact lenses were popularized in the 1950s, eyeglasses for at least the past seven centuries had been the only practical way to correct refractive vision errors. Now, several modern approaches to corrective eye surgery [...]


Lid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Blepharoplasty Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is cosmetic surgery to remove excess skin or fat from the eyelids. The aim is to improve hooded or droopy eyelids or eye bags. Before you go ahead, be [...]