REFRACTIVE SURGERY SCREENING
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OUR DOCTOR: FRIK POTGIETER
Dr Potgieter FRCS specialises in the eye's anterior segment. He has, over the past 15 years, successfully performed many thousands of corrective eye treatments, including laser vision correction such as lasik eye surgery and the latest Smile corrective laser treatment; cataract operations; intra-ocular lens replacements; corneal transplants and many other types of intricate eye operations and treatments.
He is a graduate of the University of Stellenbosch, the University of Pretoria, a Fellow of the College of Medicine of South Africa as well as the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He also completed a fellowship in glaucomaGlaucoma is an eye condition that sets in when the optic nerve of the eye is damaged by the pressure in the eye being too high, leading to a compromised blood supply to the optic nerve or a combination of these. See Eye Diseases – Glaucoma. at the Queen's Medical Center in Nottingham UK, before his interest shifted to corneal and refractive surgery.
Optimed Eye and Laser Clinic
The eye and laser clinic is located in Queenswood, a quiet, residential suburb in Pretoria, Gauteng. The corrective eye procedures performed here by highly-qualified eye specialists include several types of laser vision correction, such as Lasik eye surgery and the very latest Smile eye surgery, as well as corneal transplants, cataract surgery, intra-ocular lens replacements, glaucoma proceedures and many other eye treatments and operations.
Optimed in the news
Dr Potgieter leads groundbreaking research
BELMONT, California - New research presented at the International Society of Presbyopia 5th Annual Conference demonstrates the ability of the FluidVision® foldable intra-ocular lens (IOL) to restore accommodation. The pilot clinical study results were presented by the principal investigator, Dr Frik J Potgieter, FRCS, Founder and Director of the Optimed Eye and Laser Clinic in Pretoria, South Africa.