Head of Division: Professor C. Cook
The Division of Ophthalmology combines an academic hospital service with University teaching, clinical training and research.
Specialist tertiary care clinical services are provided to patients in the Western Cape and beyond.
Teaching is provided to fifth year medical students, and specialist training of both local graduates and graduates from other countries is provided.
A postgraduate diploma course in community eye health is provided for Vision 2020 programme managers working in sub Saharan Africa.