About Us

Doctors Zaborowski, Kritzinger and Rose practice 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, 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 obtained an MBBCh degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, specialised in Ophthalmology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and did a fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology, squint surgery and general ophthalmology at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. He holds a post-graduate diploma in cataract and refractive surgery from the University of Ulster. He has authored 10 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, glaucoma and immunological conditions of the eye.


Dr Kritzinger attended the University of Pretoria where she graduated with MBChB. She specialised in Ophthalmology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and obtained a Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology degree. She worked as a consultant at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital as well as McCord Provincial Eye Hospital for several years and ran the ocular inflammation subspecialty service. Dr Kritzinger currently serves on the senate of the College of Medicine of South Africa. She is an Honorary Clinical Fellow of the School of Clinical medicine of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Her special interests in ophthalmology are cataracts, glaucoma and ocular inflammation.


Dr Rose 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 at the University of Natal, graduating with a Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology in 1986. After holding consultant 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.