Our patients have access to eye care of the highest quality, including the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, which are available at the practice and at the nearby Cape Eye Hospital.

This group of well trained and broadly experienced ophthalmologists offer comprehensive and expert eye care with special interests in, and not limited to, the diagnosis and treatment of refractive errors, cataracts, glaucoma, squints, retinal disease, paediatric eye disease, and eyelid conditions.

General information on the diagnosis and treatment of these common eye conditions are contained on this page and may be downloaded for your ease of reference.

A squint, otherwise known as strabismus, is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned.

There are many different types of lumps that can occur in the eyelid or on the eyelid skin, these include:

Blepharitis is a common eye problem whereby inflammation of the eyelids causes irritation, itching, swelling and sometimes a red eye.

A healthy eye constantly produces good quality tears: these tears lubricate the surface of the eye and ensure comfortable eyes and clear vision.

Laser eye surgery or laser vision correction involves using a laser to reshape the front surface (cornea) of your eyes, so that you can focus better.

Presbyopia is the irreversible loss of accommodative ability of the eye that occurs due to aging. Accommodation is the ability of the eye to change the shape and …

The lens is a transparent structure within the eyeball, located behind the pupil. The lens focuses the light rays onto the light-sensitive cells in the retina …

The natural lens is clear and elastic when you’re young, and can change its shape to focus for far and near objects respectively (accommodation).

Glaucoma is one of the most important causes of preventable blindness in the world. Glaucoma is a disease that causes progressive damage …

It is important to screen or look for this, as the damage that can be seen in the back of the eye (the retina) is similar to the damage happening in other parts …

Retinal vein occlusion occurs when a vein in the retina becomes blocked (either partially or completely). When this happens, the vision is affected.

It usually affects both eyes, but you can have symptoms in only one eye. The first symptom is often a blurred and/or distorted area in your vision.

Floaters are small, moving specks that cause shadows in one’s visual field. Very short, bright flashes of light can also appear in one’s peripheral vision.

In order to function properly, the retina must be nourished by the layer behind it (the choroid). In a retinal detachment, the retina peels away from the choroid, thus …

There are many terms for this condition; cellophane maculopathy, premacular fibrosis, and macular pucker. Depending on the stage of the condition and the …

The central area of the retina, called the macula, is responsible for clear, detailed central vision. A macular hole is an abnormal opening that forms in/at the macula.

Specialist ophthalmology services providing quality and accessible eyecare to our patients.