Specialist in cataracts, glaucoma, pterygium surgery, eyelid surgery, medical retina including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Eye Care of the Future
State of the art equipment and team.
Monday – Friday 8.00 – 17.00
Recognised across SA for his eye care expertise
Dr Mark Harrison has 20 years’ experience in Ophthalmology. He has a special interest in cataract, pterygium, glaucoma and oculoplastic (procedures that deal with the eye socket, eyelids, and tear ducts) surgery. As well as the medical treatment of diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Dr Harrison has practiced as a specialist ophthalmic surgeon in Pietermaritzburg since 2004
A graduate of both the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN), where he obtained his degrees in medicine and ophthalmology respectively,
Supported by a trained team of professionals
Dr Harrison’s practice is a centre of excellence in local eye health care. Dr Harrison is joined in his practice by two ophthalmic assistants, Thabile and Sashnie, and Sandy at reception.
Pietermaritzburg Eye Hospital
The 2000m sq day Eye Hospital is equipped with two modern operating theatres.
A co-founder, together with four other ophthalmologists
Of the new Pietermaritzburg Eye Hospital in Alan Paton Drive, from where he now practices, Dr Harrison is a registered specialist ophthalmologist with both the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and is also registered as a Medical Practitioner with the UK’s General Medical Council (GMC).
Equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology
The five doctors share an equipment room for diagnosing and treating eye conditions, enabling local patients to receive the highest quality of eye care.