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Treatment and Services

 

Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery


A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window Read More

   
Cornea Transplant

Cornea Transplant


A cornea transplant, also called keratoplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace part of your cornea with corneal tissue from a donor. Your cornea is the transparent, dome-shaped surface of your eye that accounts for a large part of your eye's focusing power. A cornea transplant can restore vision, reduce pain and improve the appearance of a damaged or diseased cornea
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Corneal Ulcer

Corneal Ulcer


A corneal ulcer or keratitis is damage to the cornea which is caused by infection or inflammation. Your cornea is the transparent, dome-shaped surface of your eye that accounts for a large part of your eye's focusing power. This is a potentially blinding condition and is considered an ophthalmic emergency Read More

   
Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy


Diabetes can cause diabetic retinopathy and cataract. Initially, diabetic retinopathy may cause no symptoms or only mild vision problems. Eventually, however, it can result in blindness Read More

   
Keratoconus & Corneal Crosslinking

Keratoconus & Corneal Crosslinking


Keratoconus occurs when your cornea — the clear, dome-shaped front surface of your eye — thins and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape due to excessive softening/stretching of the tissue Read More

   
LASIK Surgery

LASIK Surgery


If you're tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery may be you. LASIK surgery has a good track record and most people are satisfied with the results. LASIK surgery is a type of refractive eye surgery. During the procedure, we create a flap in the cornea, and then use a laser to reshape the cornea and correct focusing problems in the eye Read More

   
LASIK Surgery

Dry Eye Syndrome


Dry eye syndrome is a common condition caused by many different factors. Symptoms include a gritty feeling, itching, burning, blurry vision and even tearing. It is affecting an increasing number of people due to increasing use of air-conditioners and heaters as well as the long hours spent looking at digital screens. Read More

   

Services we do not provide

 

Dr Ballim believes in having the best service for your individual need. For this reason you will be referred to specialists for problems requiring retinal surgery, orbital surgery, complicated eyelid surgery and complicated paediatric eye conditions. Furthermore, you may need to be co- managed for other medical conditions by either your doctor or relevant medical specialist. Dr Ballim does not do routine testing for spectacles or certificates for driver’s licenses.

 

 

 


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Tel: +27 31 207 5450 / 5451
Email: info@eyedrballim.co.za

Fax: 031 207 6714
GPS Coordinates: S 29.83449 E 30.99764
Offices: Parklands Medical Mews 8,
75 Hopelands Road, Overport, 4091

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Dr Shaheer Ballim - Ophthalmologist/Eye Surgeon - LinkedIn

Dr Ballim is an Ophthalmologist (Eye Specialist/Surgeon) with experience in dealing with Cataracts, Keratoconus, Corneal Collagen Crosslinking, Corneal Problems, Corneal Ulcers, Corneal transplants, Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty, Pterygium, Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Injuries, Glaucoma, Laser Eye Surgery, Loss of Vision, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Red Eyes, Itchy eyes, Painful eyes, Dry eyes and many other eye problems. He has a special interest in corneal diseases and runs a weekly corneal ulcer clinic and a weekly Keratoconus clinic.
       
     
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