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East London Eye Hospital is the first independent, purpose-built, ophthalmic surgical facility in East London. With 2 operating theatres and 10 hospital beds, this new facility is going a long way to relieve congestion on ophthalmic operating lists in the area.The hospital also provides the spare capacity that is needed in order to expand the outreach work of the African Eye Foundation, an organisation that facilitates the provision of humanitarian eye care to the Eastern Cape’s underserved.┬áIn order to provide a world class facility, the hospital keeps up to date with new developments in ophthalmology, both locally and abroad, and recently acquired a Femtosecond laser which will reduce complications and increase the precision of surgery.


Our purpose-built ophthalmic surgical facility provides world class care for our patients.


We train doctors and nurses in a facility that is equipped with the latest equipment available worldwide.


We support humanitarian eye care through the African Eye Foundation.


Procedures Performed

Cataract Surgery
Corneal Cross-linking
Corneal Transplantation
Diabetic Vitrectomy and Macular Surgery
Eye Trauma Surgery

Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery (FLACS)
Glaucoma Surgery
Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) Surgery
Nasolacrimal (Tear Duct) Surgery

Oculoplastic Surgery
Pterygium Excision Surgery

Refractive Surgery (LASIK)
Specialist Diagnostic Examination
Strabismus Corrective Surgery
Vitreoretinal Surgery

Meet The Doctors

Dr Stephen Cook New colour
Dr Andrew Boliter New colour
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