Consultant Glaucoma, Cataract and Retina specialist
Mr Graeme Rogers is a fellowship-trained cataract, glaucoma and retina specialist and treats diseases of the optic nerve and the back of the eye. After attending high school in Cape Town, South Africa, he studied medicine at the University of Cape Town in 1997.
After graduation, he spent the next eight years specialising in clinical and surgical ophthalmology at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital which included a two-year cataract fellowship at Eerste River Hospital in Cape Town. Thereafter, he sub-specialised as Glaucoma fellow in Melbourne, Australia at the prestigious Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in 2014. This holistic glaucoma training was augmented by a specific role in weekly uveitic glaucoma clinics.
He subsequently extended his training in the treatment of complex surgical and medical retinal disease as well as uveitis for two years in Dublin at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He has also visited renowned international units in four continents to master further technologically-advanced surgeries in his areas of expertise. He has published 14 papers in peer reviewed journals and presented at numerous international conferences.
Mr Rogers is passionate about outreach eye surgery and teaching in indigent communities, having performed and taught thousands of cataract and glaucoma surgeries in more than 30 hospitals in sub-saharan Africa for aid organisations.