Archive for March, 2014

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM DR GOUS,GLAUCOMA EXPERT

The Southern Cape Ophthalmologists were treated to a wonderful evening with a man who not only leads his field of expertise, but also lives by a credo to which I  aspire..living and loving life to the full..working to live and not living to work.   Dr Gous is a pioneer and thinker..constantly testing the boundaries of our medical and surgical knowledge, More…

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OSSA 2014

With a world class panel on hot topics including femtosecond lasik, current treatment modalities for diabetic maculopathy, and the inaugural meeting of the South African strabismus and Paediatric Society, OSSA 2014 was bound to be an academic overload. Below is the tip of the iceberg regarding take home points: Graham Barrett: (cataract and refractive surgeon) 1 .2.5mm surgical incisions for More…

OPHTHALMOLOGY SOCIETY MEETING 2014

This year’s OSSA meeting was held in the beautiful Drakensburg, Champagne Sports Resort. So we decided to make a road trip of it(pretty brave or stupid) considering I have two girls under 3 years of age..but what a fantastic decision it turned out to be. Our first stop was Graaf Reinet for the night-there is an inexplicable magic about the More…

THE ELUSIVE ARGUS

This year was likely to be our best shot at a win. With great form and a number of seasonal classics under the belt including SA road champs and provincial champs, we were feeling good.   The Cape brought out it colours again on the day and made conditions difficult with wind gusts of up to 60km/hr..the first 50km straight More…