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Doctor Charl Roux

charl foto nuut webDr Charl Roux was born and educated in South Africa. He graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Stellenbosch. Besides his extensive experience in Cataract and Lens implantation surgery, he is an established Vitreoretinal surgeon performing major post-segment procedures, including macular and retinal detachment surgery. Dr Roux also has vast experience in Laser Refractive Eye Surgery using techniques such as LASIK, PRK and now also TESA (TransEpithelial Surface Ablation).

During the period 2013 - 2015 he received comprehensive international training in Lamellar Corneal Surgery.

Dr Roux consults in George at 44 CJ Langenhoven Street. Contact 044 874 1258. He also travels to Riversdal and Oudtshoorn to consult.

 After completing medical service and experience in underserviced rural hospitals, he was registered as a fulltime registrar at the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Africa. He then obtained a two-year Master's Degree in Family Medicine (M Prax Med).

 As family physician, he became interested in ophthalmology and then qualified in 1992 as ophthalmologist at Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch.

In 1993, he completed a six-month research fellowship in refractive surgery at the Gimbel Eye Centre in Calgary, Canada. He took part in the publication of several articles and attended 39 courses and wet-labs covering the fields of retinal, refractive and glaucoma surgery. He has been in private practice since 1994.

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Garden Route Eye Clinic has consulting rooms in Knysna and George, as well as in Oudtshoorn and Riversdale bringing eye care closer to home in the Southern Cape. Specialist eye surgery is performed at George Surgical Centre. We also perform surgery in Knysna.

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The George Surgical Centre, established in 2012, is a world-class day hospital dedicated to modern Eye Surgery. Other procedures such as Cosmetic Surgery, is also performed here. Easy access via George Airport enables service delivery to patients from other areas outside the Southern Cape.

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We treat a very wide variety of conditions ranging from dry eyes and infections, to cataracts and retinal dysfunctions. Our ophthalmologists are skilled to diagnose even rare eye conditions and unusual visual disorders.

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