Ophthalmologist and Corneal/Anterior Segment Specialist in Port Elizabeth

Dr Nick York is an Ophthalmologist (Eye Specialist/ Eye Surgeon) in practice at Life St Georges Hospital in Port Elizabeth. He has extensive experience in the treatment of a wide range of eye conditions, with special interests in cataract surgery, glaucoma, medical retina and all diseases involving the cornea (the front clear “window” of the eye) such as keratoconus, fuchs dystrophy, bullous keratopathy, corneal scars, corneal ulcers, pterygiums and cancers of the ocular surface.

After specialising as an Ophthalmologist in Cape Town he undertook further sub-specialty fellowship training at the prestigious Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, where he became an expert in the latest techniques in cataract surgery, corneal transplant surgery, corneal cross-linking and laser eye surgery. He operates in the state of the art dedicated Eye theatre facilities at Life St Georges Hospital.

Dr York prides himself on being an active listener, taking the time to fully understand his patient’s concerns. He strives to treat each of his patients with empathy and care while offering a comprehensive, individualised treatment plan for their presenting eye problem. He uses only the latest, cutting edge diagnostic and therapeutic technology to provide the best possible visual outcomes for his patients.

Services

Comprehensive General Ophthalmology Service

Comprehensive General Ophthalmology Service

  • Glaucoma
  • Eye allergies
  • Eye Infections
  • Dry eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Pterygiums
  • Uveitis
  • Eye trauma/injuries
  • Conjunctival cancers
  • Eyelid cysts/ growths

Premium Cataract Surgery Service

Premium Cataract Surgery Service

Dr York offers modern small incision, sutureless, phacoemulsification cataract surgery with premium intraocular lenses:

  • Monofocal lenses
  • Multifocal lenses
  • Toric lenses

Cutting Edge Corneal Surgery

Cutting Edge Corneal Surgery

Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for Keratoconus

Highly specialized corneal transplant service utilizing the latest techniques in lamellar (partial thickness) corneal transplantation

Coming soon:

Laser Refractive Surgery for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism

Medical Retina

Medical Retina

Screening, prevention and treatment of

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal vein & artery occlusions
  • Retinal dystrophies
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Holes/Tears

Patient Testimonials