I’m genuinely passionate about laser eye surgery, because I’ve seen the difference it can make to people’s lives. This is why I have applied my learning and ongoing research to my profession.
Once I settled on ophthalmology, I knew that I wanted to be what is called an ‘anterior segment’. This covers laser eye surgery, corneal transplants, cataract surgery and the treatment of keratoconus.
I perform thousands of laser eye surgery procedures every year, but it’s still a pleasure and a privilege to meet with happy patients the day after surgery. Click here to read more.
Since Vision Eye Institute installed the first femtosecond laser for cataract surgery in the Southern Hemisphere (April 2011), it has become my opinion that it leads to better outcomes for patients and therefore is my preferred method to perform cataract surgery. Click here to read more about cataract surgery and laser cataract surgery.
There are patients who are not suitable for either LASIK or ASLA. However, there are other options which may be right for their requirements. Click here to read more about other refractive procedures.
I often see young patients with keratoconus who have very little self-esteem. It’s always satisfying to see them bloom as successful treatment progresses. Click here to read more about keratoconus and keratoconus treatment.
Corneal transplant The cornea – in layman’s terms, the front of the eye – has fascinated me from my early days in medicine. It’s such a small, delicate area of the eye yet so important. Corneal transplant surgery is one of my areas of specialisation. Click here to read more about corneal transplants.