OUR SPECIALISTS

Specialists

Ophthalmology

Dr Lourens Van Zyl

MBChB, FCOphth, MMed(Ophth), FRANZCO, FRCSI(Ophth), FEBO, GradDip(RefCatSurg), MMed(RefCatSurg)

Speciality: Ophthalmology (Crystal eye and laser centre)
Phone: (08) 6246 5181
Email: craigiedaysurgery@montserrat.com.au

Crystal Eye and Laser Centre was opened in 2019 as a private specialist ophthalmology clinic by Dr van Zyl to provide comprehensive ophthalmology services in the following conditions:

 Cataract assessments
 Laser Eye Surgery
 General Eye Exams
 Glaucoma assessments
 Eyelid problems
 Pterygiums
 Diabetic Eye exams
 Retinal pathologies
 Acute and Chronic visual loss
 Ocular trauma including foreign bodies
 Red and painful eyes

Crystal Eye and Laser offers patients a unique private healthcare experience and boasts two conveniently located clinics near large shopping centres with ample free parking in Booragoon and Craigie.

Dr van Zyl is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and completed his Ophthalmology training in Adelaide, South Australia. He holds fellowships from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa and The European Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr van Zyl’s special interest is in Laser Eye Surgery and advanced Vision Correction surgery including clear lens and cataract extractions with the implantation of customised bespoke intraocular lenses. Dr van Zyl undertook 3 post graduate fellowships in Advanced Corneal surgery, Glaucoma surgery and Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Following his post-graduate fellowships Dr van Zyl completed a 1-year post-graduate diploma followed by a 3-year Master’s degree in Cataract and Laser Eye Surgery through the University of Sydney.

Dr van Zyl performs surgical procedures in the following areas:

  • Blade Free Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK, SMILE, Trans-PRK)
  • Advanced Cataract and Clear Lens Extraction surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lenses for patients who are not suitable for Laser Eye Surgery
  • Keratoconus: Collagen Cross Linking and Intra-Corneal Ring Segments
  • Corneal Transplants, both full thickness and lamellar transplants
  • Glaucoma surgery which includes trabeculectomy, glaucoma stent implants and SLT laser
  • Stitch Free Pterygium surgery
  • Retinal lasers
  • Cosmetic and non-cosmetic Blepharoplasty
  • Eyelid pathologies eg. Ectropion, Entropion, Lid masses
  • Anti-VEGF injections
Dr Lourens Van Zyl