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 at the St Augustine’s Hospital Outpatient Department and the Umhlanga Eye Institute on Tuesdays and Thursdays and LASIK at Umhlanga Medical Centre on Fridays. 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.


Dr Zaborowski qualified with an MBBCh degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1998 and went on to specialised in Ophthalmology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, followed by a fellowship year of paediatric ophthalmology, squint surgery and general ophthalmology in Exeter in the United Kingdom. Dr Zaborowski has authored 9 internationally peer reviewed scientific articles and is the co-author of the book ‘Clinical Ophthalmology Companion’. 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 an astrophysicist and they have a daughter and two sons.


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.