Eye surgery

Eye Surgery is perfectly suited for a day hospital environment. We take pride in providing you with a centre of excellence for all Eye Surgery. We have fully equipped, modern theatres for LASER and Advanced Eye Surgery.

Surgery performed:

• LASER Eye Surgery
(for greater freedom from glasses)
• Retinal Surgery
• Cataract Surgery

• Pterygium Surgery
• Glaucoma Surgery
• Oculoplastics
• Intraocular Injections and Implants

We have experienced and skilled surgeons who keep up to date with the latest international technology and surgical techniques. Our surgeons perform comprehensive range of advanced eye surgery. George Surgical Centre also provides corrective laser eye surgery, performed with new generation technology of the SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS.

Laser Eye surgery

For greater freedom from glasses. Our highly experienced eye surgeons have researched the technology in the world available today in order to provide suitable patients with greater freedom from glasses. They decided to bring the latest new generation Laser Eye Technology to George Surgical Centre. The Schwind Amaris 1050RS goes beyond LASIK performing Laser Eye Surgery using bladeless, flapless and touch-free surgery.

Orthopaedic hand surgery

Our surgeons treat all conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow, as well as peripheral nerve conditions. Both Dr Pelser and Dr Jordaan have been overseas to further their studies completing various hand surgery fellowships at highly reputable orthopaedic hand units in the United Kingdom, before coming to George. Dr Pelser and Jordaan established Garden Route Hand Unit in 2016, the first of its kind in the area.

The five primary procedures performed at George Surgical Centre are:

• Carpal tunnel release                                                                                    • Ganglion excision
• Reconstruction of thumb osteo-arthritis                                                  • Dupuytren’s contracture release
• Joint fusion and replacement in fingers

At George Surgical Centre we provide modern surgical facilities for all patients undergoing Hand Surgery. We also have a Mobile C- Arm machine for smart intra- operative X-ray imaging as well as a small joint Arthroscope imaging platform.

Maxillofacial and oral surgery

Maxillofacial and oral surgery is surgery concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.

Dr Johannes Viljoen is a respected and reputable Maxillofacial and Oral surgeon performing this surgery at George Surgical Centre.

Procedures most commonly performed, include:

• Impacted teeth and surgical removal of teeth
• Implant surgery
• Tumours, cysts, lesions and oral cancer

Plastic surgery

We have two dedicated plastic and reconstructive surgeons at George Surgical Centre. Dr Verster and Dr Patel both have their consulting rooms adjacent to George Surgical Centre. They provide top quality care and service to the entire spectrum of plastic surgery by improving the appearance, well-being and self-confidence of patients who have entrusted themselves to their care. There are many plastic surgery procedures suitable as day procedures performed at George Surgical Centre, such as:

• Body Contouring
• Tummy Tucks
• Breast Surgery

• Fat Grafting
• Rhinoplasty

Cosmetic surgical enhancements aim to attain natural results that help patients feel better about themselves with improved personal and professional relationships.