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Dr Rose and Dr Zaborowski's ophthalmology practice is at Chelmsford Medical Centre 3, St Augustine's Hospital in the heart of the medical precinct of the Berea in Durban. This is a general ophthalmology practice offering a broad range of services, including cataract and refractive surgery, corneal surgery and transplantation, squint surgery, and treatment for diabetes, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Consultations take place on Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and surgical procedures take place in the St Augustine's Hospital Outpatient department on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The practice is well-equipped with state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic machinery, including optical coherence tomography, argon and yag laser, Pentacam tomography and collagen cross linking.

Cataracts Pterygium
LASIK Squint Surgery
Keratoconus Glaucoma
Macular Degeneration Diabetes
Corneal Transplantation    


Dr Zaborowski was born and educated in Durban. After qualifying with a MBBCh degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1998, he completed his internship and community service at Addington Hospital in Durban. He went on to specialised in Ophthalmology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, followed by a fellowship year in paediatric ophthalmology, squint surgery and general ophthalmology in Exeter in the United Kingdom. He received the Neville Welsh Medal for distinguished results in part 1 of the Fellowship of the College of Ophthalmologists examinations in 2002.

He joined Dr Rose in private practice at St Augustine’s Hospital in 2008 and is also an honorary lecturer in ophthalmology at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal. He runs a weekly specialist ocular inflammatory diseases clinic at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital and lectures undergraduate medical students in ophthalmology.

Dr Zaborowski has authored 8 internationally peer reviewed scientific articles and received the Alcon research award in 2009. He is the co-author of the book ‘Clinical Ophthalmology Companion’ which is a guide to the trainee ophthalmologist.
His special interests in ophthalmology are cataract and laser refractive surgery as well as immunological conditions of the eye.
He is married to Caroline who is a doctor of astrophysics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.


Dr Garry Rose was educated at Dale College in the Eastern Cape and then went to the University of Cape Town where he graduated MB ChB.    He did postgraduate work in a number of disciplines and after a few years in General Practice studied Ophthalmology first at a satellite unit of UCT and then at the University of Natal, graduating with a Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology in 1986.  After holding consultants posts in RK Khan Hospital and the MBS Hospital in Johannesburg he entered private ophthalmic practice in Durban in 1988.  His interests in ophthalmology are primarily cataract and glaucoma.  He is married to Niki Armstrong, an Anaesthetist, and they have five children.

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Chelmsford Medical Centre 3 is in the consulting suites at
St Augustine's Hospital.

Park in the upper parking lot off Chelmsford/JB Marks road near the helicopter
landing site. Cross the pedestrian bridge to Chelmsford Medical Centre
number 3, suite number 1 on the ground floor.

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